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Italy to launch third national broadband tender by December

Wednesday 26 October 2016 | 09:03 CET | News
Italy's state-owned infrastructure firm Infratel will launch the third and final lot of tenders to build a national high-speed broadband network in digital divide areas by the end of the year, reports Corriere delle Comunicazioni, citing Infratel general manager Salvatore Lombardo. A total of EUR 2.6 billion of state funds will be allocated to bring fibre-optic broadband access at speeds of up to 100Mbps to around 8.7 million homes and businesses, said Lombardo, adding that some 6,700 localities will be covered. However, this new tender will be split into two phases, with the first contract

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Companies: Infratel
Countries: Italy
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