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Open Fiber chairman welcomes TIM network spin-off plan

Friday 9 February 2018 | 08:39 CET | News
The chairman of the Open Fiber broadband unit of Italian utility giant Enel and state lender CDP has broadly welcomed the plan of Telecom Italia (TIM) to separate its national fixed-line network but that it doesn't go far enough. "I agree that (TIM's announcement) is a step forward, but a lot more are needed," said Open Fiber chairman Franco Bassanini, according to Reuters. Bassanini has previously suggested Open Fiber could be interested in acquiring TIM's fixed copper network if it were eventually spun off but the company has since distanced itself from such a move. "We will continue with

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Companies: Open Fiber / Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
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