Agcom approves wholesale fibre rates

7 Mar 2013

Italian telecoms regulator Autorita per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni (Agcom) has set the prices for wholesale access to Telecom Italia’s passive network infrastructure and active infrastructure by other licensed operators for the provision of fibre-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) broadband at speeds of up to 30Mbps and fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) internet at speeds of up to 100Mbps. The regulator announced that it has approved the FTTC wholesale access fee for the provision of data and voice-over-internet protocol (VoIP) services at EUR21.51 (USD28) per month, lower than the EUR31.01 rate proposed by Telecom Italia, and established the FTTH fee at EUR24.09 per month (the incumbent had proposed a rate of EUR38). The prices for 2014, 2015 and 2016 will be determined following an analysis of the market.