Italy raids Telecom Italia and Fastweb

Malina McLennan

10 February 2017

Italy raids Telecom Italia and Fastweb

Credit: iStock/Cesare Andrea Ferrari

Italy’s Antitrust Authority yesterday conducted dawn raids as part of an investigation of a joint venture that telecommunications providers Telecom Italia and Fastweb agreed to expand their fibre optic offerings, after receiving multiple complaints that the deal would lead to a dominant position in the country’s retail broadband services market.