Telecom Italia forms network supervisory board

14 Apr 2009

Italy’s leading fixed line operator by subscribers, Telecom Italia, has established an independent supervisory body aimed at ensuring equal access to the country’s fixed line infrastructure, Wall Street Italia reports. The board will monitor the quality and availability of open access infrastructure supplied by Telecom Italia to its rivals. Quarterly reports will be submitted to the regulator, the Autorita per le Garanzie Comunicazioni (AGCOM), the board will also publish an annual report. The board will convene once monthly and consists of five members: a jointly appointed chairman, two members nominated by AGCOM, and two nominated by Telecom Italia. All members will hold office for a term of three years.