TIM, Eolo strike deal to bring FWA services to digital divide areas

Wednesday 14 July 2021 | 09:05 CET | News
Telecom Italia (TIM) and fixed wireless broadband provider Eolo have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further boost deployment of superfast broadband infrastructure by launching a strategic partnership project in Italy's underserved 'white areas'. Under the deal, TIM will access Eolo's FWA (Fixed Wireless Access) network, which currently reaches over 6,500 Italian municipalities and 79 percent of homes in rural or low-density areas.

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.


Already registered?

Categories: General
Companies: EOLO / Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a 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.


Tiscali offering 100Mbps FWA service on Eolo network

Published 10 Sep 2021 10:40 CET | Italy
Italian operator Tiscali has further extended its Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) offer for residents living in underserved areas by ...

Eolo sponsors Busto Arsizio sports centre

Published 08 Sep 2021 10:34 CET | Italy
Italian fixed wireless broadband provider Eolo has announced a new sports-related marketing deal, this setting up the Eolo Sport ...

Italy's Eolo offering up to EUR 120 discount for FWA and FTTH subs

Published 23 Aug 2021 10:00 CET | Italy
Italian fixed wireless broadband provider Eolo has launched a new online promotion tied to its 'Eolo Piu' FWA and FTTH plans, ...

Italy starts public consultation on national fibre plan for under-served locations

Published 09 Aug 2021 15:33 CET | Italy
The Italian government announced the launch of a public consultation on its 'Italia a 1 Giga' plan to deliver internet ...

Partners Group buys majority stake in Italian FWA firm Eolo

Published 19 Jul 2021 13:58 CET | Italy
Switzerland-based investment firm Partners Group said it has agreed to acquire a 75 percent stake in Italy's Eolo in a deal that ...

Over half of Italian fixed broadband lines above 100 Mbps - Agcom

Published 23 Apr 2021 14:50 CET | Italy
The number of Italians subscribed to fixed broadband lines offering speeds of 100 Mbps and over exceeded 50 percent of the ...

Eolo ups FWA network speed in Sicily, Tuscany and other regions

Published 22 Apr 2021 11:05 CET | Italy
Italian fixed wireless broadband provider Eolo said it has boosted its FWA network speeds in digital divide localities in ...

Italy to allocate 60% more EU funds to broadband rollout - report

Published 14 Apr 2021 09:13 CET | Italy
The new Italian government of Mario Draghi is set spend EUR 6.7 billion of European recovery funds on rolling out high-speed ...

TIM 'closes digital divide' in Friuli Venezia Giulia region

Published 12 Apr 2021 14:40 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia (TIM) announced that the northeastern Italian region of Friuli Venezia Giulia is the second in the country after ...

Italy's Eolo and Open Fiber expand FWA partnership

Published 10 Mar 2021 14:22 CET | Italy
Italian wholesale operator Open Fiber and rural fixed wireless broadband provider Eolo have announced an expansion of the fixed ...

Puglia first Italian region with 100% 'ultrabroadband' coverage - TIM

Published 17 Feb 2021 12:06 CET | Italy
Telecom Italia (TIM) said the southern Italian region of Puglia (Apulia) is the first in the country to have full access to ...

Italy's Eolo adopts Cisco equipment to boost rural FWA network

Published 11 Jan 2021 14:02 CET | Italy
Cisco announced a contract to help Italian operator Eolo strengthen its fixed wireless access (FWA) network and extend broadband ...

Italy's Eolo connects over 130 more localities to FWA network

Published 06 Jan 2021 08:55 CET | Italy
Italian fixed wireless broadband provider Eolo has announced the expansion of its FWA network to over 130 new localities in five ...

Italy's Eolo connects 375 southern localities to FWA network

Published 15 Oct 2020 14:32 CET | Italy
Italian fixed wireless broadband provider Eolo has expanded its FWA network to reach a total of 6,327 localities, having added ...