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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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Italian Open Fiber Plans investment of 6.5 Billion Euros in FTTH

The Italian broadband network provider Open Fiber has revealed its plans to invest 6.5 billion Euros in a bid to expand its network roll out rapidly in the country. The Open Fiber wholesale-only venture of Italian utility Enel and state lender CDP is set to invest around EUR 6.5 billion and create some 15,000 jobs as part of its plans…

Italy Prepares Dedicated Website to Update Broadband Status

In an attempt to monitor and speed up the fiber optic broadband deployments in Italy, the Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) has announced the launch of a dedicated website that updates the details of most recent progress made in the government’s plan to build a national high-speed fiber-optic broadband network. The government authorities are getting serious in their commitment to provide…

Telecom Italia Brings Fiber Service to Cittadella and Avezzano

Telecom Italia says the work is progressing to extend its fiber optic network to the medieval town of Cittadella in the northern province of Padua. Telecom Italia intends to deploy around 26 kilometers of fiber optic cables by the end of 2016. This will allow customers in the connected areas to access the internet at speeds of up to 100…

Enel Announces New Broadband Company-Enel Open Fiber

Broadband Market Digest 2015 March 17

Lawmakers consider issuing bonds for broadband expansion The Billings Democrat’s measure, House Bill 14, would fund up to one-half or $2.5 million of any project to install the broadband framework, specifically … German minister Dobrindt pledges billions for broadband Transport Minister Alexander Dorbindt has announced a major public-private plan to invest in broadband infrastructure in Germany, saying fast … Telecom…