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OpEn Fiber, Anas to bring fibre to Italy's road network

Wednesday 11 January 2017 | 09:23 CET | News
The OpEn Fiber (OF) wholesale-only venture of utility giant Enel has signed an agreement with Italy's highway agency Anas to bring high-speed broadband to the country's road network. Under the terms of the deal, which is part of the Italian government's plan to reduce the digital divide by building a national high-speed fibre-optic broadband network, OpEn Fiber will roll out an initial 3,000 km of cables along highways maintained by Anas, starting this year. In a statement, Anas said the fibre-optic network will help it introduce 'smart road' services based on vehicle-to-infrastructure and

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Companies: Open Fiber
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