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TIM secures EUR 33 mln 'Piazza Wi-Fi Italia' hotspot contract

Friday 28 February 2020 | 08:52 CET | News
Telecom Italia (TIM) has been awarded a EUR 33 million tender launched by state-owned infrastructure agency Infratel to bring Wi-Fi connections to over 5,500 Italian localities with over 2,000 inhabitants. In a statement, the operator said the new tender is an expansion of the existing project covering around 2,500 municipalities with up to 2,000 inhabitants, also awarded to TIM, as part of the Consip LAN agreement. The company will now provide Wi-Fi access point equipment and related services to every locality that signs up to the project.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
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