0
General

Sicily awarded EUR 364.5 mln for broadband rollout

Monday 12 September 2016 | 11:20 CET | News
Sicily will be allocated a total of EUR 364.5 million to build a high-speed broadband network under an ambitious new economic development deal for the southern Italian island, reports business daily Il Sole 24 Ore. The funds are part of the EUR 5.7 billion 'Pact for Sicily' signed by Italian prime minister and regional president Rosario Crocetta, which aims to solve all of the island's outstanding problems, above all in terms of environment and infrastructure. A total of total of 1,247 interventions will be carried out as part of the plans, said the report.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: General
Countries: Italy
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Italy launches second EUR 1.25 bln national broadband tender

Published 08 Aug 2016 14:08 CET | Italy
Italy's state-owned infrastructure firm Infratel has announced the launch of the second lot of tenders to build a national ...

Italy to bring fibre to 561 localities in Sicily and Marche

Published 03 Aug 2016 08:49 CET | Italy
The regions of Sicily and Marche have reached an agreement with Italy's Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) and state-owned ...

TIM, Huawei run first European CloudRAN live trial in Sicily

Published 04 Jul 2016 14:12 CET | Italy
TIM (Telecom Italia) and Huawei have announced the first successful live trial in Europe of Huawei's CloudRAN technology on a ...

TIM brings 1 Gbps FTTH service to Catania

Published 02 Jun 2016 11:47 CET | Italy
TIM (Telecom Italia) has announced that its 1 Gbps FTTH-based broadband service is now available in selected areas of Catania in ...

TI Sparkle wins SEA-ME-WE 5 management contract

Published 09 May 2016 13:43 CET | Italy
TI Sparkle, Telecom Italia Group's international operator, has been awarded Network Administrator (NA) and Network Operation ...

TIM installs solar cooling systems in Sicily plants

Published 19 Apr 2016 10:02 CET | Italy
TIM (Telecom Italia) has announced that its Enna and Caltanissetta plants in Sicily are the first to boast solar-powered air ...

Vodafone Italia invests EUR 8.7 mln in Messina FTTC rollout

Published 18 Jan 2016 10:06 CET | Italy
Vodafone Italia has launched its fibre-optic service in Messina, the third largest city on the island of Sicily. The operator ...

Italy to prioritise south with EU broadband funds

Published 05 Nov 2014 11:57 CET | Italy
The Italian government is to prioritise the southern half of the country when allocating EU funds for broadband development. "The ...