News from the FASTWEB Network

FASTWEB is the alternative provider with the vastest full-IP next generation fibre optic network in Europe. Since its foundation in 1999, FASTWEB has always invested in its fixed network infrastructure in order to enable the provision of fast, reliable and high-quality services.

Only fixed infrastructure is capable of meeting the growing broadband requirements of businesses and families. It is for this reason that FASTWEB carries on investing more than 20% of its revenues on its network each year.

Some numbers regarding the FASTWEB network:

  • 34 thousand kilometres of optical fibre. The FASTWEB network is 34,000 kilometres long and is present throughout the Italian territory. By 2014, FASTWEB will have extended its fibre network by another 5000 kilometres, thus bringing ultra-broadband Internet to more Italian cities.
  • 6 billion Euro investment. Since 1999, FASTWEB has invested 6 billion Euro to build its network. Another 2 billion Euro will be invested in innovation and infrastructure over the next four years.
  • 2 million homes and businesses with FTTH technology. FASTWEB reaches 50% of the Italian population directly with its network, of which 10% with Fibre-to-the-Home technology allowing connection speeds of up to 100 Megabits per second. The cities reached directly with FTTH are Milan, Rome, Naples, Turin, Genoa, Bologna and Bari, that is a total of 2 million households and businesses.
  • 3.5 million households and businesses with FTTC technology. By 2014, the FASTWEB fibre network will reach another 3.5 million households and businesses with fibre-to-the-street-cabinet technology in twenty Italian cities: Rome, Turin, Genoa, Venice, Florence, Palermo, Trieste, Bari, Bergamo, Bologna, Verona, Ancona, Brescia, Monza, Livorno, Reggio Emilia, Como, Varese and Pisa.
  • 1200 street cabinets connected in fibre throughout Italy.

Over 1200 street cabinets will be connected to the FASTWEB fibre network in all the Regions and Provinces of Italy, thus reaching 50% of the population and offering top quality ADSL connection speeds of up to 20 Mbps to households and businesses.

08/17/2017
Fastweb announces financial results for H1 2017: customers and margins keep growing for the 16th consecutive quarter. Mobile customers grow by 45%.

In the first semester of 2017 Fastweb further consolidated its position in the Italian broadband market, confirming the continuous improvement of the main financial indicators. The strategy based on infrastructure investment keeps being rewarded by the market and both, consumer and business, customers are increasingly turning to Fastweb as a provider of high performance services.


08/02/2017
La rete Snaitech prende quota con la fibra Fastweb

Un percorso costantemente teso all’innovazione tecnologica, per rispondere in modo tempestivo ed efficace alle richieste di un mercato sempre più competitivo. È questa la mission che SNAITECH, tra i principali operatori del gaming e leader nel betting retail, porta avanti da sempre: una strategia che, attraverso l’utilizzo delle migliori soluzioni e la scelta di partner di alto profilo, mira a un costante potenziamento della piattaforma, così da garantire le migliori performance possibili alla propria rete. In quest’ottica, a un anno dalla partnership siglata, SNAITECH annuncia il completamento dell’operazione di migrazione della fibra Fastweb, tra i principali operatori alternativi di telecomunicazioni per il mercato Business e per la Pubblica Amministrazione.


07/26/2017
Fastweb lancia l’offerta Ultrafibra a Roma e potenzia la rete dell’Amministrazione Capitolina

Roma e i suoi abitanti entrano nell’era della connettività ultraveloce grazie a Fastweb. Dopo il lancio del servizi ad 1 Gigabit a Milano, Torino e Bologna l’Ultrafibra di Fastweb sbarca nella Capitale dove consentirà di navigare alla velocità di 1 Gigabit in download e fino a 200 Megabit in upload. Grazie ad una velocità fino a 10 volte superiore a quella attuale e ai bassi valori di latenza il servizio Ultrafibra consentirà alle famiglie di vivere al meglio le proprie emozioni: scaricare velocemente film in alta definizione, condividere foto e video sul web con una velocità mai sperimentata prima, giocare on-line, collegare nuovi device della casa intelligente.