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A fresh start for broadband? ‘Unblock Italy’ decree set to pave the way for faster connections

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Italy’s path to broadband nirvana isn’t going to be an easy one, but the new government is hoping that tax breaks and less red tape can help speed the process.

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Google Fiber gets a new boss: A former Qualcomm executive

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The former Qualcomm executive brings a wealth of experience, but Google reportedly wants his operational expertise in order to sign up even more cities to the high-speed Internet service.

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TDC snaps up Norwegian ISP Get for €1.68bn

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Complementary fibre and cable TV see Norway’s TDC seal the deal.

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Here’s how NBN Co rolled out FTTP better in Melton: Part 1

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NBN Co reacted hysterically to publication of an internal trial review that found FTTP could be rolled out 61% faster and 50% cheaper than in previous rollouts. Here’s what the company’s Melton deployment trial taught it about managing contractors better.

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NBN CBA fetes Feds’ fickle, flagging fibre faith

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The Vertigan cost-benefit analysis has further downgraded the role of fibre in the multi technology mix (MTM) model for the NBN – even though it also suggests that fibre isn’t as relatively expensive as it used to be. What are we to make of this?

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