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Only 22% of Italians can access 30 Mbps broadband - study

Thursday 28 May 2015 | 10:08 CET | News
Italy has caught up with the rest of Europe in broadband connection rates but still lags far behind its European neighbours in ultrabroadband coverage above 30 Mbps, according to a report from price comparison site SosTariffe. Using data from the Infratel platform updated to 30 June 2014, the report reveals that 96.9 percent of the Italian population had access to the internet at speeds between 2 Mbps and 20 Mbps, mostly via ADSL technology, a figure in line with the European average of around 97 percent. However, when it comes to ultrabroadband coverage above 30 Mbps, the penetration rate

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Companies: Infratel
Countries: Italy
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