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Italy telecoms minister welcomes Oettinger roaming comments

Thursday 2 October 2014 | 15:29 CET | News
Italy's undersecretary for economic development in charge of telecommunications, Antonello Giacomelli, has welcomed the initial comments of Gunther Oettinger, EU commissioner designate for the digital economy, regarding the digital single market and the end to roaming. Giacomelli said Oettinger's replies to EU lawmakers "go in the right direction" and represent "a boost for the Italian presidency of the European Council." During an informal EU Telecom Council meeting in Milan, Giacomelli said Oettinger's commitment to a "rapid adoption" of the Connected Continent package of his predecessor

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