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Italy's OpEn Fiber launches EUR 90 mln Palermo FTTH rollout

Friday 20 January 2017 | 13:13 CET | News
The OpEn Fiber (OF) wholesale-only venture of utility giant Enel has announced an agreement with Palermo city council to build a wholesale fibre-optic network in the Sicilian capital in a total investment of around EUR 90 million. The aim is to bring FTTH coverage to 50 percent of homes by the end of 2017, rising to 80 percent by April 2019. A total of 1,500 km of underground cables and 500 km of overground cables will be rolled out to reach around 224,000 households, enabling internet access at speeds of up to 1 Gbps.

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Companies: Open Fiber
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