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.
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.