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Italy to add EUR 1.4 bln voucher scheme to broadband decree

Monday 8 June 2015 | 09:04 CET | News
The Italian government's forthcoming decree on its EUR 7 billion package to develop a national high-speed fibre network is set to contain a clause pledging EUR 1.4 billion of vouchers for users who migrate to 100 Mbps broadband, reports Il Sole 24 Ore, citing a draft of the document. The decree also intends to award tenders to build the broadband networks on the basis of how fast the work can be carried out rather than the cost. In addition, one of the clauses gives "non-vertically integrated players with a wholesale-only offer" preference in tenders, a clause which Il Sole 24 Ore said fits

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Companies: Fastweb / Telecom Italia / Vodafone Italia / Wind
Countries: Italy
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