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TIM expands fibre network to 1,100 towns and cities

Friday 29 April 2016 | 12:08 CET | News
Telecom Italia (TIM) has taken advantage of the forthcoming Internet Day festivities in Italy to announce that its fibre-optic broadband network now reaches 1,100 towns and cities throughout the country, having passed the milestone of 1,000 localities last month. "Thanks to the major investment plan dedicated to ultrabroadband, we are proceeding at a rate of 250 km of fibre optic cables laid on average every hour," said the company's chairman Giuseppe Recchi, adding that the target is to bring fibre to 84 percent of Italian homes by the end of 2018 via a EUR 3.6 billion investment. The

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