TI deploys FTTC in 22 new cities

21 Jun 2013

Telecom Italia (TI) has extended its 30Mbps fibre-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) network to an additional 22 cities, supplementing last December’s initial rollout in Rome, Turin and Naples. The service is now offered in the following locations: Monza, Bergamo, Brescia, Como, Varese, Venice, Verona, Vicenza, Padua, Bologna, Reggio, Emilia, Genoa, Florence, Pisa, Prato, Ancona, Bari, Taranto, Palermo, Brindisi and Catanzaro. Further, FTTC deployments are said to be at an advanced stage in Trieste, Treviso, Udine, Forlì, Pescara, Leghorn, Perugia and Catania, with commercial launches imminent.

Meanwhile, with reference to its parallel fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) rollout, TI says that the technology will initially be available to 455,000 residential properties in Milan, before being extended to 564,000 homes passed by the end of 2015.

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