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Italy to bring fibre broadband to first 5,000 schools by September

Wednesday 7 April 2021 | 15:33 CET | News
State-owned infrastructure agency Infratel Italia confirmed that the first 5,000 schools included in the government's 'Giga Schools Plan' will be connected to a 1Gbps fibre-optic broadband network before the end of September this year. After awarding the first tenders corresponding to the programme earlier this year, Infratel said TIM and Fastweb had committed to connecting around 2,200 schools each in the May-September period, with Intred bringing fibre to an initial 680 schools in Lombardy.

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Companies: Fastweb / Intred / TIM
Countries: Italy
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