TIM to spin off data centre operations
Published in Cloud
Monday, 11 November 2019 10:55

TIM to spin off data centre operations


Looking for an investor

Telecom Italia (TIM) plans to spin off its data centre operations and look for an investor ahead of a potential market listing, after announcing a partnership with Google to develop its cloud business.

Telecom Italia cuts debt
Published in Network
Friday, 08 November 2019 12:39

Telecom Italia cuts debt


Wants a hand with its Open Fibre plans

Telecom Italia has made progress in cutting its debt burden as it presses ahead with plans to find an investment partner to help it fund a potential tie-up with smaller rival Open Fiber.

Italy opens antitrust action against Google
Published in News


Made an offer that people could not refuse

Italy’s competition watchdog has announced that it has opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector.

Italians give thumbs up to Huawei
Published in Network
Monday, 29 April 2019 12:44

Italians give thumbs up to Huawei


Company will not face 5G discrimination

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday he had assured China’s Huawei Technologies that it would not face discrimination in the rollout of Italy’s 5G telecoms network.

Italian right-wingers call for Huawei ban
Published in Network
Friday, 22 February 2019 12:08

Italian right-wingers call for Huawei ban


No evidence but we believe what Trump says

Right-wing populist lawmakers from Italy’s ruling coalition are pushing the government to ban China’s Huawei from supplying equipment for the country’s rollout of 5G mobile communications.

Italy presses ahead with 5G auction
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 14 June 2018 11:34

Italy presses ahead with 5G auction


Even though TV Tsars don't agree 

Italy will go ahead with a planned auction of frequencies for fifth-generation (5G) mobile service and issues raised by some sector players can be resolved, a commissioner at the national communications authority AGCOM said on Thursday.

Xiaomi to open retail store in Vienna
Published in News
Wednesday, 09 May 2018 12:22

Xiaomi to open retail store in Vienna


Coming to Italy and France in May

Xiaomi is definitely entering a few more European markets. Xiaomi confirmed that it will start officially offering its devices in Italy and France and it is about to open up a retail store in Vienna too.

Italy mulls iPhone ban
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 26 June 2017 09:36

Italy mulls iPhone ban


Persecuting the Apple cult in the traditional Roman way


The country which gave the world pizza, pasta and European civilisation is mulling over saving the nation from the fruity cargo cult by banning the iPhone.

Italy close to tax deal with Google
Published in News
Wednesday, 03 May 2017 09:59

Italy close to tax deal with Google


Taxman makes an offer Google can't refuse


Italy and Alphabet's Google are close to reaching a deal to settle a tax dispute which will not mean the company has to sleep with the fishes.

Italian boffins create learning computer
Published in News
Thursday, 10 November 2016 12:27

Italian boffins create learning computer


Teach it to make proper pizza

Italian boffins are working on a new robot which will develop and learn like a new-born child.