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Italy's Rai interested in govt single network plan - report

Wednesday 9 September 2020 | 09:33 CET | News
Italian state broadcaster Rai is the latest company to express an interest in joining the proposed government-sponsored plan to set up a nationwide fibre-optic network called AccessCo, reports Il Sole 24 Ore. The broadcaster's board of directors intends to examine the possibility at its 10 September meeting and its Chief Executive Officer Fabrizio Salini may be given an official mandate to negotiate ways of contributing to or even investing in the single network, said the report, adding that Rai could offer TV and video content over IP networks while Rai-controlled towers company RaiWay could

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Companies: Mediaset / RAI / Vivendi
Countries: Italy
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