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Italy's League party agrees to publicly controlled single broadband network

Friday 30 November 2018 | 10:11 CET | News
Italy's ruling Lega (League) party has begun working on plans to create a single broadband network under state control, reports Reuters, citing one of its senior lawmakers Alessandro Morelli and other unnamed party sources. The far-right League, which put aside its differences with the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) earlier this year to form a populist government, appears to have agreed with its coalition partner's wish to set up a company that combines the fixed networks of Telecom Italia (TIM) and state-controlled rival Open Fiber.

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Companies: Open Fiber / Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
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