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Italy to bring fibre to 561 localities in Sicily and Marche

Wednesday 3 August 2016 | 08:49 CET | News
The regions of Sicily and Marche have reached an agreement with Italy's Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) and state-owned infrastructure firm Infratel to bring 100 Mbps fibre-optic broadband to underserved areas. Under the terms of the deals, the southern region of Sicily will receive EUR 174.1 million in EU funds and EUR 17.1 million in national funds to extend the country's high-speed broadband network to 330 localities covering 785,000 people. The central region of Marche, meanwhile, will receive EUR 72 million in EU funds and EUR 33 million in national funds to bring fibre-optic

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Companies: Infratel
Countries: Italy
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