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Italy to implement fibre-optic plan without changes

Tuesday 16 February 2016 | 10:50 CET | News
Italy's Council of Ministers has confirmed that the high-speed broadband decree, a preliminary draft of which was approved last week, will be published without changes in the Official Gazette, paving the way for an accelerated fibre-optic rollout. Italian industry group Assotelecomunicazioni-Asstel had previously expressed concerns about the inclusion of the clause "except if the parties agree otherwise" in the decree, which implemented EU Directive 2014/61 on measures to reduce the cost of deploying high-speed electronic communications networks. However, Asstel president Dina Ravera has now

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