A routine upgrade of household utility meters could provide Italy with the opening to introduce fiber to the home across more than 200 of its cities.
Latest from Federico Guerrini
An EU-funded research project is looking into the untapped potential of seas, rivers, and lakes for providing internet access.
The government has laid down €6bn to give Italy better broadband, and it's hoping local telcos will do the same.
A clever experiment in Portugal is showing how adding new technology to the city's vehicles - including garbage trucks - can be put to new uses.
A Chinese-Italian startup is bringing a new vision of tech-savvy vehicles to the road - with openness at its heart.
The Italian region of Bologna is showing how local councils can help speed up fibre rollouts.
Italy's path to broadband nirvana isn't going to be an easy one, but the new government is hoping that tax breaks and less red tape can help speed the process.
Italy's Lombardy Region is rolling out superfast broadband on a small scale. To encourage local residents and businesses to take up the service, it's giving connectivity away at no cost.
In Venice, a new project involving open data, sensor tech, and "civic hacking" is aiming to tackle the problem of flooding for the city's canals.