Friday, 22 June 2018

Enel expands on fibre plans, no deal with Telecom Italia

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Friday 08 April 16

Italian utility company to start work on first five cities next month; prime minister names date for start of broadband projects in uneconomic areas.

Enel will begin rolling out its fibre network in Italy in the next month or so, and at a press conference held by Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi on Thursday named the first five cities to be connected. All eyes have been on Telecom Italia this week, which is reportedly mulling cutting as many as 15,000 jobs as a result of Enel's plans to roll out fibre infrastructure, but while Enel is still holding talks with the Italian incumbent…

Enel will begin rolling out its fibre network in Italy in the next month or so, and at a press conference held by Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi on Thursday named the first five cities to be connected. All eyes have been on Telecom Italia this week, which is reportedly mulling cutting as many as 15,000 jobs as a result of Enel's plans to roll out fibre infrastructure, but while Enel is still holding talks with the Italian incumbent…

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