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Open Fiber, Rai and Rai Way ink deal to test UHD video on FTTH networks

Friday 12 April 2019 | 08:59 CET | News
Italian wholesale operator Open Fiber has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with state broadcaster Rai and its towers subsidiary Rai Way to launch projects and trials of Ultra HD video services on "ultrabroadband" FTTH networks. Citing research indicating that video will account for 80 percent of Italian internet traffic by 2022, the partners said they will be testing innovative technologies and developing infrastructure that takes full advantage of the opportunities of new communication networks to enhance on-demand and live streaming video offers, above all in rural areas.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Open Fiber / RAI
Countries: Italy
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