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Telecom Italia signs Eutelsat Konnect deal

Italy’s Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM) has signed a “long-term strategic agreement” for significant Italian capacity on Eutelsat’s Konnect ‘broadband-by-satellite’ service. The TIM agreement is similar in shape to that signed by Orange (of France) and sees TIM contracting the entire Italian capacity on Eutelsat Konnect which started operations this month, as well as the vast […]

November 18, 2020By Chris Forrester

Italy: TIM fibre optics in 2,700 municipalities

In the last seven months, around 2,700 Italian municipalities have benefited from TIM’s work to expand ultra-broadband coverage and allow an increasing number of households and businesses to access a fast Internet service. In September, the company continued to intensify its FTTC technology cabling work, mainly concentrated in the so-called “white areas” of the country, […]

October 5, 2020

TIM agrees single fibre net deal

Telecom Italia (TIM) has backed a government plan to set up a single high-speed broadband network company with rival Open Fiber. It has sold a 37.5 per cent stake in its last-mile fixed network to US investment fund KKR Infrastructure for €1.8 billion. The deal is expected to be the launch pad for the government’s […]

September 1, 2020