Italy to launch EUR 900 million broadband tenders

Friday 15 February 2013 | 17:53 CET | News
Italy is preparing to launch a series of public and private tenders, worth around EUR 900 million (of which EUR 237 million private) aimed at overcoming the digital divide and promoting the development of ultra-wideband. In many regions, including Basilicata, Calabria, Campania and Sicily, only 40 percent of the population has access to the network at speeds between 30 and 100 Mbps, while too often the connection is so slow as to prevent the proper use of sites and services. Giving the green light to the procedures for the allocation of funds, which will begin in March, is a note issued

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