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TIM, Vodafone Italia to share 4G towers

Monday 23 September 2013 | 14:34 CET | News
Telecom Italia's mobile unit TIM and Vodafone Italia have reached an agreement to share antennae for the new LTE technology, reports Italian news agency Ansa. The two will jointly install new 4G masts in areas of lower population concentration, that is, towns with up to 35,000 inhabitants. However, the initiative is of limited scope, as in the big cities, the two will continue to build their own infrastructure. The agreement will enable substantial savings on investment in masts (up to 50%), will benefit the environment as the number of towers will be halved, and will reduce electromagnetic

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