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Red tape delaying Italian broadband rollout - Asstel

Monday 30 November 2015 | 15:11 CET | News
Italy will fail to meet European digital agenda targets to bring ultrafast broadband to half its population by 2020 unless steps are taken to cut the number of permits needed to roll out Next Generation Networks (NGN), according to Italian industry group Assotelecomunicazioni-Asstel. In a report on the current state of the country's broadband infrastructure, Asstel pointed out that no less than 23 permits are needed on average to roll out 10 km of fibre-optic network, equivalent to a permit for every 432 meters of cable, with local governments requiring operators to submit the same amount of

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