Open fiber, € 3.4 billion for the development of networks in northern Italy

Open Fiber operations continues with important numbers
the spread of FTTH fiber in northern Italy. The private operator has on
investment table for 3.4 billion euros to ensure coverage as much
of the areas in the A and B clusters, with market success, and for those without
ultrabroadband networks of clusters C and D.

Besides the capitals of Lombardy, Piedmont and Emilia, already
wired, Open Fiber will be engaged in the installation and activation of its services,
among others, in the metropolitan area of ​​Milan, with an investment of almost
half a billion euros; Genoa and Venice.

As for the development of white areas, a
market failure, 500 yards have opened thanks to which fiber
will arrive in the most isolated places in Italy.

There will be 5.5 million housing units in total
involved in this development phase in all 8 northern regions.
These also include the municipality of Rhemes-Notre-Dame, in the Aosta Valley, which with its
about 90 inhabitants is the smallest town included in the Open Fiber project.

In the meantime, in collaboration with Vodafone, has been launched –
for the first time simultaneously – the experimentation of the links in
fiber in the municipalities of Fino Mornasco (CO), Campagnano di Roma (RM), Anguillara
(RM) and S. Giovanni La Punta (CT), which fall right within the
interventions in white areas with which to reduce the digital divide and allow
the inhabitants of the areas to use the TLC services & nbsp; advanced.