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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. Government broadband programs, including its support of the Open Fiber project, have considerably improved the quality and reach of fast broadband services across the country. Italy is also at the forefront of developments in 5G, with services expected from networks operators during 2019 and supported by the October 2018 sale of licenses in a number of spectrum bands.

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:

Global Cloud Xchange building the EAGLE submarine cable system linking Italy to Hong Kong;
Telecom Italia extends superfast broadband to 19 million premises;
Report update includes the regulator's market data to March 2018, telcos' operating and financial data to Q2 2018, recent market developments.

Companies mentioned in this report:

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


  • SYNOPSIS
  • KEY STATISTICS
    • Table Top Level Country Statistics and Telco Authorities - Italy – 2018 (e)
  • COUNTRY OVERVIEW
  • TELECOMMUNICATIONS MARKET
    • MARKET ANALYSIS
      • Table Fixed and mobile market investment – 2004 - 2015
      • Table Share of fixed-line and mobile sector investment by operator – 2010 - 2015
      • Table Fixed and mobile market revenue – 2010 - 2017
      • Table Fixed market revenue by type – 2016 - 2017
  • REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT
    • HISTORICAL OVERVIEW
    • REGULATORY AUTHORITY
    • TELECOM SECTOR LIBERALISATION
    • INTERCONNECT
    • ACCESS
      • Table Telecom Italia wholesale access lines – 2007 - 2018
    • NUMBER PORTABILITY (NP)
      • Table Fixed number portings – 2010 - 2015
    • CARRIER PRESELECTION (CPS)
  • FIXED NETWORK OPERATORS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • TELECOM ITALIA (TIM)
      • Table Telecom Italia fixed network revenue by sector (old reporting) –2006 - 2012
      • Table Telecom Italia domestic revenue by sector – 2012 - 2018
      • Table Telecom Italia Group financial data – 2005 - 2018
      • Table Telecom Italia domestic revenue – 2005 - 2018
      • Table Telecom Italia accesses by sector – 2006 - 2018
    • WIND TRE
      • Table Wind subscribers by sector – 2006 - 2018
      • Table Wind annualised fixed-line ARPU – 2006 - 2018
      • Table Wind financial data – 2006 - 2018
      • Table Wind Tre fixed-line revenue – 2015 - 2018
    • BT ITALIA
    • TISCALI
      • Table Tiscali subscribers (Italy) –2007 - 2017
      • Table Tiscali revenue by sector – 2006 - 2017
      • Table Tiscali financial data – 2008 - 2017
    • FASTWEB
      • Table Fastweb financial data (€) –2005 - 2009
      • Table Fastweb financial data (CHF) –2008 - 2018
      • Table Fastweb financial data (CHF) –2008 – 2018
  • TELECOMMUNICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE
    • OVERVIEW OF THE NATIONAL TELECOM NETWORK
      • Table Fixed-line accesses (Telecom Italia and altnets) –2008 - 2018
      • Table Fixed-line in service and teledensity – 2008 - 2018
      • Table Fixed-line accesses by type – 2008 - 2018
      • Table Fixed-line access market share by operator – 2010 - 2018
      • Table Fixed-line penetration – 2005 - 2016
    • INTERNATIONAL
      • Submarine cable networks
      • Satellite networks
        • Table International internet bandwidth – 2005 - 2016
    • INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENTS
      • Next Generation Network (NGN)
        • Table NGA lines and proportion of total lines – 2011 - 2016
  • SMART INFRASTRUCTURE
    • SMART CITIES
    • SMART METERS
  • RELATED REPORTS

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