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Italy - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses

Italy - Telecoms Infrastructure, Operators, Regulations - Statistics and Analyses

Italy's large telecom market has one of the highest mobile penetration rates in Europe and has benefitted from progressive government programs aimed at developing the fibre broadband sector. The number of broadband subscribers is growing steadily though the DSL segment has begun to contract as subscribers are migrated to the fibre platform

This report analyses the key aspects of the Italian telecom market, providing the latest data and statistics on the country and the fixed network services sector. It also reviews the key regulatory issues including number portability and local loop unbundling.

Key developments:

Government steps in to invoke special powers over Telecom Italia; Global Cloud Xchange announces plans to build the EAGLE submarine cable system linking Italy to Hong Kong; EC evaluates Rome smart grid deployment; regulator addresses fibre network open access; FiberCo coordinating fibre deployments to 20 million people in 15 cities; Telecom Italia commits to deliver FttP/FttB to an additional 138 cities by 2018, reconsiders spinning off access network into separate company; report update includes the regulator's market data to June 2017, telcos' operating and financial data to Q3 2017, recent market developments.

Companies mentioned in this report:

Telecom Italia (TIM), Fastweb, Wind Tre, BT Italia, Tiscali.


1. Synopsis
2. Key statistics
3. Country overview
4. Telecommunications market
4.1 Market analysis
5. Regulatory environment
5.1 Historical overview
5.2 Regulatory authority
5.3 Telecom sector liberalisation
5.4 Interconnect
5.5 Access
5.6 Number Portability (NP)
5.7 Carrier PreSelection (CPS)
6. Fixed network operators
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Telecom Italia (TIM)
6.3 Wind Tre
6.4 BT Italia
6.5 Tiscali
6.6 Fastweb
7. Telecommunications infrastructure
7.1 Overview of the national telecom network
7.2 International
7.2.1 Submarine cable networks
7.2.2 Satellite networks
7.3 Infrastructure developments
7.3.1 Next Generation Network (NGN)
8. Smart infrastructure
8.1 Smart Cities
8.2 Smart meters
9. Related reports
Table 1 Country statistics 2017 (e)
Table 2 Telecom revenue and investment statistics 2017 (e)
Table 3 Telephone network statistics 2017 (e)
Table 4 Internet and broadband statistics 2017 (e)
Table 5 Mobile statistics 2017 (e)
Table 6 National telecommunications authority
Table 7 Fixed and mobile market investment 2004 - 2015
Table 8 Share of fixed-line and mobile sector investment by operator 2010 - 2015
Table 9 Fixed and mobile market revenue 2010 - 2017
Table 10 Telecom Italia wholesale access lines 2007 - 2017
Table 11 Fixed number portings 2010 - 2015
Table 12 Telecom Italia fixed network revenue by sector (old reporting) 2006 - 2012
Table 13 Telecom Italia domestic revenue by sector 2012 - 2017
Table 14 Telecom Italia Group financial data 2005 - 2017
Table 15 Telecom Italia domestic revenue 2005 - 2017
Table 16 Telecom Italia accesses by sector 2006 - 2017
Table 17 Wind subscribers by sector 2006 - 2017
Table 18 Wind annualised fixed-line ARPU 2006 - 2017
Table 19 Wind financial data 2006 - 2017
Table 21 Tiscali subscribers (Italy) 2007 - 2017
Table 22 Tiscali revenue by sector 2006 - 2017
Table 24 Fastweb financial data () 2005 - 2009
Table 25 Fastweb financial data (CHF) 2008 - 2017
Table 26 Fastweb financial data (CHF) 2008 2017
Table 27 Fixed-line accesses (Telecom Italia and altnets) 2008 - 2017
Table 28 Fixed-line access market share by operator 2010 - 2017
Table 29 Fixed-line penetration 2005 - 2016
Table 30 International internet bandwidth 2005 - 2016
Table 31 NGA lines and proportion of total lines 2011 - 2016
Chart 1 Fixed and mobile market investment 2004 - 2015
Chart 2 Total fixed and mobile market revenue 2006 - 2017
Chart 3 Telecom Italia wholesale access lines 2007 - 2017
Chart 4 Telecom Italia domestic revenue by sector 2012 - 2017
Chart 5 Telecom Italia Group financial data 2006 - 2017
Chart 6 Telecom Italia domestic revenue 2005 - 2017
Chart 7 Telecom Italia accesses by sector 2006 - 2017
Chart 8 Wind subscribers by sector 2006 2017
Chart 9 Wind financial data 2006 2017
Chart 10 Tiscali revenue by sector 2006 - 2017
Chart 11 Tiscali financial data 2008 - 2017
Chart 12 Fixed-line accesses (Telecom Italia and altnets) 2008 2017
Chart 13 Fixed-line access market share by operator 2010 2017
Exhibit 1 Access and the local loop
Exhibit 2 - Principal backbone providers

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