It is part of the €100 billion stimulus package announced by the French government.
A letter of intents has been approved, with the state-backed CPD Equity, to set up a single company through integration with Open Fiber.
French billionaire Xavier Niel, who owns Salt as well as the Free brands in France and Italy, claims the deal breaches an exclusivity agreement.
The Italian government’s efforts to create a single national broadband provider, by merging the assets of OpenFiber and Telecom Italia, grind to another halt.
The estimated cost to Ukraine’s biggest broadband and ICT provider will be $110 million (€93.59 million).
The Goldman Sachs-backed company completed its main full fibre build in the Scottish city of Stirling, ending the first phase of its work programme in partnership with Vodafone.
KKR has reportedly offered €1.8 billion to buy 38% of TIM’s secondary copper and fibre network, having expressed interest in acquiring a stake in the local loop in March.
The organisations issued a statement saying the European telecoms industry wants to work with EU institutions, national governments and stakeholders to speed economic recovery after the pandemic.
The UK government could change regulations to open up additional types of infrastructure for broadband companies to help meet fibre connectivity goals.
Orange Business Services has signed an agreement to use the Italian broadband company's infrastructure to provide value added services.
The jobs will be created over three years by the alternative fibre operator’s network of construction partners.
Basque-region operator embarks on plan outlined in February to expand nationally and double its 2019 revenues in five years.
Openreach, the access division of BT, is aiming pass 20 million homes with fibre by the mid to late 2020s.
They aim to deliver fibre-based broadband services to 1.5 million homes in Switzerland over five to seven years.
Openreach's CEO, Clive Selley, said, "Openreach is staying in the BT group" in a memo to staff, reported in the Evening Standard.
The UK operator will not pay a dividend this financial year and warns shareholders future dividends will half the most recent level at 7.7p a share.
As part of the three-year RUNE project, 233,000 households in 165 Slovenian municipalities and 130,000 households in 45 Croatian ones will gain fibre broadband.
Europe’s biggest operator will use ADTRAN’s SDX OLT (optical line terminal) solutions in new access infrastructure and existing architecture.
Orange has agreed a joint development project with ADTRAN as part of the its Access Renewal and Evolution Strategy (ARES).
According to Huawei-commissioned research, Gigabit Britain could add £51.4 billion (€58.90 billion) gross value to the economy in five years, and £68.8 billion in 2030.
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