Telecom Italia and FASTWEB sign cooperation agreement on development of NGN Networks
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 networks.
FASTWEB launches national ultra-broadband network expansion
FASTWEB - Italy's leading alternative infrastructure operator with an optical fiber network of more than 33,000 km, and the only operator in Italy offering an access network reaching a speed of 100 megabit/sec - will expand its NGAN network (next generation access network) to reach 20% of Italian families and businesses with ultra-broadband by the end of 2014. About 5.5 million households and business sites will be connected to FASTWEB's ultra-broadband network, thanks to a mix of FTTH (Fiber to the Home) and FTTS (Fiber to the Street Cabinet, or FTTcab) technologies providing access speeds of up to 100 megabit/sec today and up to 400 megabit/sec in the future.
FASTWEB at the Venice Lido for the 69th Venice International Film Festival
FASTWEB is official supplier of The Venice Biennale at the 69th Venice International Film Festival that will run from tomorrow, August 29th, through September 8th, 2012. FASTWEB will supply fiber optic connections at 100 Mbps in the whole area of the Venice Film Marketat the Excelsior Hotel.
Ericsson signed Seven-year managed services deal with Italy’s FASTWEB
FASTWEB, the Italian operator owned by the Swisscom Group, has signed a seven-year managed services contract with Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), which includes data-center consolidation and transformation, as well as managed operations for its IT infrastructure. With this, FASTWEB will introduce advanced IT architecture and state of the art technology and benefit from increased automation, with a lower environmental impact, more flexibility and capacity and evolved services capabilities.
FASTWEB to join F2i and A2A in Metroweb
FASTWEB signed today an agreement to acquire an 11.1% ownership stake in Metroweb, the Milan fiber optic company. The investment shall be carried out through Swisscom Italia Srl, the parent company of FASTWEB S.p.A.
Digital content: TIM, Vodafone, Wind, 3 Italia, PosteMobile and FASTWEB launch common payment platform available to customers of all operators
Tim, Vodafone, Wind, 3 Italia, Poste Mobile and FASTWEB announce the launch of a common platform, open to the customers of all operators, for paying for digital services and content with just one click, using customers' mobile accounts. FIRST EVER JOINT MOBILE PAYMENTS INITIATIVE
FASTWEB presents Chili
FASTWEB presents Chili TV, a new television on-demand, which allows you to watch movies, cartoons, and documentaries anytime and anywhere. Chili may be watched using any device connected to the Internet, such as Smart TVs, PCs, tablets, smartphones, Blu-Ray readers, and home theatre systems. No decoder, no subscription, and no obligation in the choice of the telephone provider: the only condition is having a broadband connection of at least 1 Mbps in order to watch the TV of the future.