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Open Fiber awarded second Italian broadband tender

Thursday 27 July 2017 | 12:45 CET | News
The Open Fiber wholesale-only venture of Italian utility Enel and state lender CDP has been officially awarded the second round of tenders to build and operate an Italian national high-speed broadband network in 11 digital divide areas. The award was confirmed by state-owned infrastructure firm Infratel in a meeting of its board of directors after the Italian press reported last month that Open Fiber had lodged the highest bid in the EUR 1.25 billion tender to lay fibre cable in non-economically viable areas. The company is now free to begin the work to connect 3.15 million homes in 3,710

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Companies: Fastweb / Infratel / Open Fiber / Telecom Italia
Countries: Italy
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