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Italy targeting high-speed broadband for all by 2026 - Colao

Friday 19 March 2021 | 10:26 CET | News
The new Italian government of prime minister Mario Draghi intends to use European recovery funds to accelerate the country's broadband rollout and ensure high-speed connectivity across the whole country by 2026, said Innovation Minister Vittorio Colao during a parliamentary hearing. One of the priorities is to rapidly extend a fibre-to-the-home network that currently reaches less than 34 percent of Italian families, said the minister, adding that funds from the European Next Generation loan scheme allocated to digitalisation projects would be "significantly" above EUR 40 billion.

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