Thursday, 14 December 2017

Telecom Italia heads for rural fibre showdown with govt

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Monday 19 June 17

Incumbent presses ahead with network deployment despite development minister warning it could damage public interest.

Telecom Italia is pushing ahead with plans to deploy ultrafast broadband in rural areas, setting it on course for a potential showdown with the government. Italy's undersecretary of state for development, Antonello Giacomelli, said in a La Repubblica report on Saturday that the incumbent's rollout plan risks damaging the government's own rural broadband plan…

Telecom Italia is pushing ahead with plans to deploy ultrafast broadband in rural areas, setting it on course for a potential showdown with the government. Italy's undersecretary of state for development, Antonello Giacomelli, said in a La Repubblica report on Saturday that the incumbent's rollout plan risks damaging the government's own rural broadband plan…

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