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Open Fiber to invest EUR 6.5 bln in FTTH rollout - CEO

Thursday 22 June 2017 | 10:33 CET | News
The Open Fiber wholesale-only venture of Italian utility Enel and state lender CDP is set to invest around EUR 6.5 billion and create some 15,000 jobs as part of its plans to build fibre-to-the-home networks in 250 major cities and roll out broadband in digital divide areas all over the country, said the company's CEO Tommaso Pompei during a hearing at the Italian Senate. The company has already brought FTTH to over 1.6 million premises and has launched fibre-optic offers via its commercial partners Vodafone and Wind Tre in around 10 Italian cities. The company's ultimate aim is to bring

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