MILAN -- Telecom Italia and Fastweb, Italy's two leading telecommunications infrastructured operators, have signed
a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation on the development of their next generation FTTCab
Telecom Italia and Fastweb have each launched their own development plan for a national next
generation network and the agreement will enable them to identify and exploit opportunities in areas of
common interest to optimize costs and investments, by sharing existing passive infrastructure and
coordinating their realization efforts to speed the roll-out of fibre optic.
The Memorandum allows the two companies to share costs and investments in infrastructure
The two operators will retain total freedom and autonomy in the development of their own network
platforms, technology decisions and commercial offerings. The Memorandum will be implemented in full
compliance with industry and antitrust regulations and will be open to all operators who wish to coinvest in
FTTCab infrastructure and platforms.
Telecom Italia SpA