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TIM to expand FTTC network to 98% of Rome this year

Wednesday 28 June 2017 | 14:14 CET | News
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Telecom Italia (TIM) is accelerating its fibre-to-the-cab (FTTC) rollout in Rome and expects to cover 98 percent of the capital by the end of 2017, reports Il Sole 24 Ore, citing the company's CEO Flavio Cattaneo. The operator's FTTC network currently covers 88 percent of the city, while its FTTH network will be triple its coverage to 60 percent of Rome over the next 12 months, said the chief executive. Cattaneo was responding to rumours that rival Open Fiber has signed an agreement to use the infrastructure of regional energy and water utility Acea to roll out fibre-optic cables throughout

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Companies: Open Fiber / Telecom Italia / TIM
Countries: Italy
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