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TIM joins EUR 500 govt voucher scheme to boost broadband takeup

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Telecom Italia (TIM) confirmed that it is joining the voucher scheme launched by the Italian government to significantly increase takeup of high-speed broadband services. The government has allocated around EUR 1.15 billion to the incentives plan to be run by state-owned infrastructure agency Infratel, which is expected to benefit 2.2 million consumers and 450,000 companies. In a statement, TIM said families with an ISEE (Equivalent Economic Situation Indicator) of under EUR 20,000 a year will be able to access a EUR 500 voucher to set up an internet connection of at least 30Mbps and to

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Companies: Samsung / Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
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