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CDP Supports a Common Fiber Infrastructure

Italian telecommunication investment company, CDP (Cassa Depositi e Prestiti) supports the idea of creating a single fiber optic network to deliver broadband services. The CEO of CDP, Fabrizio Palermo shared his organization’s thinking during a conference in Rome. Significance of CDP’s Thoughts Two active players in Italian High-speed Broadband are Open Fiber and TIM (Telecom Italia) are controlled by the…

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Enel Open Fiber Granted Fund for Italian Fiber Broadband Network Deployment

Reuters report from MILAN that Italy’s Fiber optic broadband network provider, Open Fiber has secured enough funds from different sources required to speed up its network rollout throughout the country. Enel in a statement said that the banks, state lender CDP and the European Investment Bank had signed off on a 3.5 billion euro project finance package to help fund the ultrafast broadband network it is rolling out across the country.

Telecom Italia Gears up to face the Competition

Italian telecom market updates suggest that the incumbent telecom operator, Telecom Italia has started experiencing the real heat of competition from its rival Enel in the broadband market. Taking the challenge, the operator is reportedly in talks over a deal to swap a stake in its wholesale arm TI Sparkle for fiber optic broadband operator Metroweb. Telecom Italia is holding…