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TIM to suspend rural broadband plan - report

Tuesday 25 July 2017 | 09:20 CET | News
Telecom Italia (TIM) is set to suspend a project to expand its fibre-optic broadband network to underserved and rural areas all over of Italy, according to unnamed sources cited by Reuters. The plan reportedly contributed to the departure of its CEO Flavio Cattaneo, who last month said the company would continue to build fibre-optic networks in digital divide areas in competition with the state's own programme to connect the areas. The company's move prompted the government to threaten TIM if it followed through on its plan after it had awarded the first of several planned tenders to build a

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