Telecom Italia secures EUR 100 mln Calabria fibre contract

Wednesday 22 October 2014 | 09:02 CET | News
Telecom Italia has been awarded the tender to bring fibre-optic technology to around 800,000 households in the southern Italian region of Calabria. The EUR 100 million programme launched by the ministry of economic development, the Infratel platform of government investment body Invitalia, the region of Calabria and Telecom Italia forms part of the national broadband plan to help reduce the country's digital divide and achieve the aims of the European Digital Agenda. Telecom Italia will invest EUR 36.6 million into the deployment, with EUR 63.5 million coming from European public funds.

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Companies: Infratel / Telecom Italia
Countries: Italy
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