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Open Fiber tops 5 million connected homes in Italy

Wednesday 20 March 2019 | 10:49 CET | News
The Open Fiber wholesale-only venture of Italian utility Enel and state lender CDP has surpassed the figure of 5 million homes connected to its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network throughout Italy, according to CEO Elisabetta Ripa. The chief executive announced the milestone in an interview with Quotidiano Nazionale, saying the company's 1 Gbps network rollout is finally helping Italy to catch up with European neighbours in terms of digital development. "There is a correlation with GDP growth: for every 10 percent penetration of high-speed fibre, GDP increases by 1.5 points. In concrete terms,

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