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Open Fiber, Infratel sign official contracts of third digital divide tender

Wednesday 3 April 2019 | 08:51 CET | News
Italy's state-owned infrastructure agency Infratel and the Open Fiber wholesale-only venture of Italian utility Enel and state lender CDP have signed the concession contracts for the third and final round of tenders to build and operate a national high-speed broadband network in 882 digital divide localities. Last December Open Fiber was awarded the EUR 103 million tender to roll out high-speed broadband in non-economically viable parts of Calabria, Puglia and Sardinia after securing the two previous EUR 1.4 billion and EUR 1.2 billion national broadband auctions run by Infratel.

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Companies: Infratel / Open Fiber
Countries: Italy
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