Telecom Italia brings broadband to 90% of Marche region | Le Marche another Italy |

Telecom Italia's project to reduce the digital divide in the central Marche region has been boosted by a further EUR 5 million to connect outlying localities to the operator's broadband network by 2015.  Based on the agreements signed last year between the region and Telecom Italia, which are financing 60 percent and 40 percent of the project respectively, some 53 switchboards have already been updated, with another 32 due for an update this year and 10 more in 2015. A total of 67 municipalities are involved in the project, which will bring 20 Mbps broadband to 89.7 percent of the region's population by 2015. [...]