1 Key statistics

2 Regional Europe Market Comparison
2.1 Market characteristics
2.2 Market Leaders
2.3 Market Challengers
2.4 Market Emergents
2.5 TMI versus GDP
2.6 Mobile and mobile broadband penetration
2.7 Fixed versus mobile broadband penetration

3 Country overview

4 Telecommunications market
4.1 Market analysis

5 Regulatory environment
5.1 Historical overview
5.2 Regulatory authority
5.3 Fixed-line developments
5.3.1 Telecom sector liberalisation
5.3.2 Interconnect
5.3.3 Access
5.3.4 Number Portability (NP)
5.3.5 Carrier PreSelection (CPS)
5.4 Mobile market developments
5.4.1 Spectrum regulations and spectrum auctions
5.4.2 Roaming
5.4.3 Network sharing
5.4.4 Mobile Number Portability (MNP)
5.4.5 Mobile Termination Rate (MTR)

6 Mobile market
6.1 Market analysis
6.2 Mobile statistics
6.2.1 Operator market shares
6.3 Mobile infrastructure
6.3.1 5G
6.3.2 4G (LTE)
6.3.3 3G
6.3.4 Other infrastructure developments
6.4 Mobile voice
6.5 Mobile data
6.5.1 Short Messaging Service (SMS)
6.5.2 Multimedia Messaging Services (MMS)
6.5.3 Mobile broadband
6.6 Major mobile operators
6.6.1 Wind Tre (3 Italia/Wind)
6.6.2 TIM
6.6.3 Vodafone Italy
6.6.4 Iliad Italia
6.6.5 Fastweb
6.6.6 MVNOs
6.7 Mobile content and applications
6.7.1 Mobile banking/ticketing
6.7.2 Payment services

7 Fixed-line broadband market
7.1 Introduction and statistical overview
7.1.1 Broadband statistics
7.1.2 Government support Open Fibre
7.1.3 National Broadband Plan
7.2 Hybrid Fibre Coax (HFC) networks
7.3 Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) networks
7.3.1 Telecom Italia
7.3.2 Fastweb
7.3.3 Tiscali
7.3.4 Wind Tre
7.3.5 Vectoring DSL
7.4 Fibre-to-the-Premises (FttP) networks
7.4.1 Introduction
7.4.2 Telecom Italia
7.4.3 Fastweb
7.4.4 Other networks
7.4.5 Other developments
7.5 Other fixed broadband services

8 Fixed network operators
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Telecom Italia (TIM)
8.3 Wind Tre
8.4 BT Italia
8.5 Tiscali
8.6 Fastweb

9 Telecommunications infrastructure
9.1 Overview of the national telecom network
9.2 International
9.2.1 Submarine cable networks
9.2.2 Satellite networks
9.3 Infrastructure developments
9.3.1 Next Generation Network (NGN)
9.4 Smart infrastructure
9.4.1 Smart cities
9.4.2 Smart meters
9.4.3 Smart initiatives

10 Appendix Historic data

11 Glossary of abbreviations

12 Related reports

List of Tables
Table 1 Top Level Country Statistics and Telco Authorities - Italy 2022 (e)
Table 2 Development of fixed and mobile sector investment ( billion) 2012 2020
Table 3 Share of fixed-line and mobile sector investment by operator 2010 2018
Table 4 Decline in fixed and mobile market revenue ( billion) 2012 2020
Table 5 Change in fixed and mobile retail revenue by type ( billion) 2013 2020
Table 6 Change in retail fixed market revenue by type ( billion) 2013 2020
Table 7 Development of Telecom Italia's wholesale access lines by type (thousand) 2012 2022
Table 8 Fall in the number of fixed number portings 2010 2018
Table 9 Change in the number of annual mobile numbers ported 2012 2021
Table 10 Growth in the number of SIM and M2M cards 2012 2021
Table 11 Growth in the number of mobile subscribers and penetration 2012 2027
Table 12 Decline in mobile service market revenue ( billion) 2012 2020
Table 13 Reduction in the mobile device and service price index 2013 2021
Table 14 Average revenue for mobile service per SIM card 2017 2020
Table 15 Change in mobile market share of subscribers among main MNOs 2012 2021
Table 16 Development of prepaid and contract cards in service (million) 2012 2021
Table 17 Change in the proportion of prepaid and contract cards in service 2012 2021
Table 18 Growth in the number of TIM's LTE subscribers 2013 2022
Table 19 Growth in the number of M2M connections 2013 2021
Table 20 Mobile voice traffic (billion minutes) 2017 2020
Table 21 Development of SMS/MMS and other data revenue ( billion) 2012 2020
Table 22 Change in SMS traffic 2012 2020
Table 23 Growth in mobile data traffic 2012 2020
Table 24 Average data per SIM card per month 2012 2020
Table 25 Growth in the number of mobile broadband subscribers 2012 2027
Table 26 Change in TIM's mobile internet subscriber base (million) 2013 2022
Table 27 Decline in the number of Wind Tre's registered mobile subscribers (million) 2012 2021
Table 28 Decline in the number of Wind Tre's active mobile subscribers (million) 2012 2021
Table 29 Development of Wind Tre's annualised ARPU ( / subscriber / month) 2012 2021
Table 30 Development of Wind Tre's mobile revenue 2012 2021
Table 31 Development of Wind Tre's mobile EBITDA, capex ( million) 2012 2021
Table 32 Growth in the number of TIM's mobile subscribers (include M2M) 2012 2022
Table 33 Change in the number of TIM's active mobile subscribers 2017 2022
Table 34 Decline in TIM's annualised mobile ARPU 2012 2022
Table 35 Development of TIM's mobile revenue ( billion) 2012 2022
Table 36 TIM mobile revenue by sector (new style) ( million) 2014 2022
Table 37 Decline in Vodafone Italy's mobile subscriber base 2012 2022
Table 38 Change in Vodafone Italy's mobile revenue by type ( million) 2015 2022
Table 39 Decline in Vodafone Italy's mobile ARPU ( / subscriber / month) 2012 2022
Table 40 Vodafone mobile customer cost 2015 2022
Table 41 Increase in the number of Iliad Italia's mobile subscribers 2018 2022
Table 42 Development of Iliad Italia's financial data ( million) 2018 2022
Table 43 Increase in the number of Fastweb's mobile subscribers 2016 2022
Table 44 Growth in the number of MVNO mobile subscribers 2012 2021
Table 45 Growth in the number of Tiscali's mobile subscribers 2013 2021
Table 46 MVNO market share of MVNO subscribers 2010 2018
Table 47 Change in the number of fixed retail broadband subscribers by access type (million) 2012 2021
Table 48 Growth in the number of fixed broadband subscribers and penetration 2012 2027
Table 49 Change in the share of broadband connections by access type 2013 2021
Table 50 Growth in broadband penetration by technology 2012 2021
Table 51 Change in broadband market share of subscribers by operator 2012 2021
Table 52 Proportion of broadband connections by speed (old style) 2012 2018
Table 53 Change in the number of broadband connections by speed (old style) (million) 2012 2018
Table 54 Change in the number of broadband lines by speed (new style) (million) 2014 2019
Table 55 Change in the proportion of broadband lines by speed (new style) 2014 2019
Table 56 Growth in fixed broadband data traffic and consumption 2014 2020
Table 57 Growth in the proportion of broadband and fibre lines as proportion of total access lines 2012 2020
Table 58 Growth in the number of superfast broadband lines (above 30Mb/s) in service 2013 2019
Table 59 Decline in the number of DSL connections 2012 2021
Table 60 Change in the market share of fixed broadband connections by operator 2012 2021
Table 61 Change in the number of Telecom Italia's broadband subscribers by type (million) 2012 2022
Table 62 Change in Telecom Italia's broadband ARPU 2012 2022
Table 63 Increase in Telecom Italia's broadband revenue 2012 2022
Table 64 Growth in Fastweb's broadband subscriber base 2012 2022
Table 65 Decline in Tiscali's fixed broadband subscriber base 2012 2021
Table 66 Growth in the number of Tiscali's fibre broadband subscribers 2017 2021
Table 67 Wind Tre broadband subscribers 2011 2018
Table 68 Growth in the number of fibre broadband lines by type (million) 2014 2021
Table 69 Growth in the number of TIM's fibre connections (thousand) 2013 2022
Table 70 Growth in the number of Fastweb's fixed broadband subscribers 2012 2022
Table 71 Growth in the number of Vodafone Italy's fixed-line broadband subscribers 2014 2022
Table 72 Change in Vodafone Italy's fixed-line revenue by type 2015 2022
Table 73 Growth in the number of Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) subscribers 2013 2021
Table 74 Development of Telecom Italia Group's financial data ( billion) 2012 2022
Table 75 Change in Telecom Italia's domestic revenue by sector ( billion) 2012 2022
Table 76 Development of Telecom Italia's domestic financial data ( billion) 2012 2022
Table 77 Development in the in number of Telecom Italia's access lines by sector (million) 2012 2022
Table 78 Development of Wind Tre's financial data ( billion) 2012 2021
Table 79 Change in Telecom Italia's domestic revenue by sector (Italy) 2012 2021
Table 80 Change in Tiscali's revenue, by sector ( million) 2012 2021
Table 81 Development of Tiscali's financial data ( million) 2012 2021
Table 82 Development of Fastweb's financial data ( billion) 2017 2022
Table 83 Development of Fastweb's financial data (CHF million) 2012 2022
Table 84 Change in the number of fixed-line accesses (Telecom Italia and altnets) (million) 2012 2021
Table 85 Decline in the number of fixed-line in service and teledensity 2012 2027
Table 86 Change in the number of fixed-line accesses by platform (million) 2014 2021
Table 87 Change in the proportion of fixed-line accesses by platform 2016 2021
Table 88 Change in the market share of fixed-line accesses by operator 2012 2021
Table 89 International internet bandwidth 2010 2017
Table 90 Historic - Fixed and mobile market investment ( billion) 2004 2011
Table 91 Historic - Telecom Italia fixed network revenue by sector (old reporting) ( billion) 2006 2012
Table 92 Historic - Telecom Italia Group financial data ( billion) 2005 2011
Table 93 Historic - Telecom Italia domestic financial data ( billion) 2005 2011
Table 94 Historic - Fastweb financial data ( million) 2005 2009
Table 95 Historic - Wind subscribers by sector (million) 2005 2018
Table 96 Historic - Wind annualised fixed-line ARPU 2006 2018
Table 97 Development of Wind Tre's financial data ( million) 2006 2021
Table 98 Historic - Wind Tre fixed-line revenue 2015 2018
Table 99 Historic - NGA lines and proportion of total lines 2011 2016
Table 100 Historic - Internet subscribers and penetration rate 1995 2011
Table 101 Historic - Fixed retail broadband subscribers by access type (thousand) 2002 2011
Table 102 Historic - Broadband penetration by technology 2004 2011
Table 103 Historic - DSL connections 2002 2011
Table 104 Historic - Telecom Italia's retail broadband subscribers (thousand) 2006 2011
Table 105 Historic - Telecom Italia's broadband ARPU 2006 2011
Table 106 Historic - Fastweb broadband subscribers 2005 2011
Table 107 Historic - Tiscali fixed broadband subscribers 2007 2011
Table 108 Historic - Wind Tre broadband subscribers 2005 2011
Table 109 Historic - Altnet fibre broadband lines 2012 2017
Table 110 Historic - Mobile subscribers and penetration rate 1995 2011
Table 111 Mobile market share of subscribers by operator 2004 2009
Table 112 Historic - Annual mobile numbers ported 2002 2011
Table 113 Historic - Vodafone mobile service revenue by sector (£ million) 2010 2018
Table 114 Historic - Development of Telecom Italia's wholesale access lines by type (thousand) 2007 2011
Table 115 Historic - Tiscali subscribers (Italy) (thousand) 2007 2011
Table 116 Historic - Development in the in number of Telecom Italia's access lines by sector (million) 2005 2011
Table 117 Historic - Decline in Tiscali's revenue, by sector ( million) 2006 2011
Table 118 Historic - International internet bandwidth 2005 2011
Table 119 Historic - Increase in Telecom Italia's broadband revenue 2007 2011
Table 120 Historic - Growth in the number of TIM's fibre connections 2006 2012
Table 121 Historic - Change in SMS traffic 2004 2011
Table 122 Historic - Development of Wind Tre's mobile revenue 2005 2011
Table 123 Historic - Vodafone mobile customer cost 2007 2016
Table 124 Historic - Change in Tiscali's financial data ( million) 2006 2011
Table 125 Historic - Decline in TIM's annualised mobile ARPU 2005 2011
Table 126 Historic - Decline in Vodafone Italy's mobile ARPU (£ / subscriber / month) 2004 2011
Table 127 Historic - Decline in mobile service market revenue ( billion) 2008 2011
Table 128 Historic - Increase in SMS/MMS and other data revenue ( billion) 2008 2011
Table 129 Historic - Growth in mobile data traffic 2008 2011
Table 130 Historic - Growth in the number of mobile broadband subscribers 2008 2011
Table 131 Historic - Decline in the number of Wind Tre's registered mobile subscribers (thousand) 2008 2011
Table 132 Historic - Development of Wind Tre's annualised ARPU ( / subscriber / month) 2008 2011
Table 133 Historic - Development of TIM's mobile revenue ( million) 2008 2011
Table 134 Historic - Growth in the number of MVNO mobile subscribers 2008 2011
Table 135 Historic - Development of Fastweb's financial data (CHF million) 2008 2011
Table 136 Historic - Change in the number of fixed-line accesses (Telecom Italia and altnets) (million) 2008 2011
Table 137 Historic - Decline in the number of fixed-line in service and teledensity 2008 2011

List of Charts
Chart 1 Europe Telecoms Maturity Index Market Leaders
Chart 2 Europe Telecoms Maturity Index Market Challengers
Chart 3 Europe Telecoms Maturity Index Market Emergents
Chart 4 Europe - Telecoms Maturity Index vs GDP per capita
Chart 5 Europe Mobile subscriber penetration vs mobile broadband penetration
Chart 6 Scandinavia/Baltics fixed and mobile broadband penetration
Chart 7 Northern Europe fixed and mobile broadband penetration
Chart 8 Eastern Europe fixed and mobile broadband penetration
Chart 9 Southern Europe fixed and mobile broadband penetration
Chart 10 Development of fixed and mobile sector investment 2012 2020
Chart 11 Decline in fixed and mobile market revenue 2012 2020
Chart 12 Change in fixed and mobile retail revenue by type 2013 2020
Chart 13 Change in fixed market revenue by type 2013 2020
Chart 14 Development of TIM's wholesale accesses lines by type 2012 2022
Chart 15 Fall in the number of fixed number portings 2010 2018
Chart 16 Change in the number of annual mobile numbers ported 2012 2021
Chart 17 Growth in the number of SIM and M2M cards 2012 2021
Chart 18 Growth in the number of mobile subscribers and penetration 2012 2027
Chart 19 Decline in mobile service market revenue 2012 2020
Chart 20 Reduction in the mobile device and service price index 2013 2021
Chart 21 Change in mobile market share of subscribers among main MNOs 2012 2021
Chart 22 Development of prepaid and contract cards in service 2012 2021
Chart 23 Change in the proportion of prepaid and contract cards in service 2012 2021
Chart 24 Growth in the number of M2M connections 2013 2021
Chart 25 Increase in SMS/MMS and other data revenue 2012 2020
Chart 26 Change in SMS traffic 2012 2020
Chart 27 Growth in mobile data traffic 2012 2020
Chart 28 Average data per SIM card per month 2012 2020
Chart 29 Growth in the number of mobile broadband subscribers 2012 2027
Chart 30 Change in TIM's mobile internet subscriber base 2013 2022
Chart 31 Decline in the number of Wind Tre's registered mobile subscribers 2012 2021
Chart 32 Decline in the number of Wind Tre's active mobile subscribers 2012 2021
Chart 33 Development of Wind Tre's annualised ARPU 2012 2021
Chart 34 Development of Wind Tre's mobile revenue 2012 2021
Chart 35 Development of Wind Tre's mobile EBITDA, capex 2012 2021
Chart 36 Growth in the number of TIM's mobile subscribers (including M2M) 2012 2022
Chart 37 Decline in TIM's annualised mobile ARPU 2012 2022
Chart 38 Development of TIM's mobile revenue 2012 2022
Chart 39 Decline in Vodafone Italy's mobile subscriber base 2012 2022
Chart 40 Change in Vodafone Italy's mobile revenue by type 2015 2022
Chart 41 Decline in Vodafone Italy's mobile ARPU 2012 2022
Chart 42 Increase in the number of Iliad Italia's mobile subscribers 2018 2022
Chart 43 Development of Iliad Italia's financial data 2018 2022
Chart 44 Growth in the number of MVNO mobile subscribers 2012 2021
Chart 45 Change in the number of fixed retail broadband subscribers by access type 2012 2021
Chart 46 Growth in the number of fixed broadband subscribers and penetration 2012 2027
Chart 47 Change in the share of broadband connections by access type 2013 2021
Chart 48 Growth in broadband penetration by technology 2012 2021
Chart 49 Change in broadband market share of subscribers by operator 2012 2021
Chart 50 Change in the number of broadband lines by speed (new style) 2014 2019
Chart 51 Change in the proportion of broadband lines by speed (new style) 2014 2019
Chart 52 Growth in fixed broadband data traffic and consumption 2014 2020
Chart 53 Growth in the proportion of broadband and fibre lines as proportion of total access lines 2012 2020
Chart 54 Growth in the number of superfast broadband lines (above 30Mb/s) in service 2013 2019
Chart 55 Decline in the number of DSL connections 2012 2021
Chart 56 Change in the market share of fixed broadband connections by operator 2012 2021
Chart 57 Change in the number of Telecom Italia's broadband subscribers by type 2012 2022
Chart 58 Change in Telecom Italia's broadband ARPU 2012 2022
Chart 59 Increase in Telecom Italia's broadband revenue 2012 2022
Chart 60 Growth in Fastweb's broadband subscriber base 2012 2022
Chart 61 Decline in Tiscali's fixed broadband subscriber base 2012 2021
Chart 62 Growth in the number of fibre broadband lines by type 2014 2021
Chart 63 Growth in the number of TIM's fibre connections 2013 2022
Chart 64 Growth in the number of Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) subscribers 2013 2021
Chart 65 Development of Telecom Italia Group's financial data 2012 2022
Chart 66 Change in Telecom Italia's domestic revenue by sector 2012 2022
Chart 67 Development of Telecom Italia's domestic financial data 2012 2022
Chart 68 Development in the in number of Telecom Italia's access lines by sector 2012 2022
Chart 69 Change in Tiscali's revenue, by sector 2012 2021
Chart 70 Development of Tiscali's financial data 2012 2021
Chart 71 Development of Fastweb's financial data () 2017 2022
Chart 72 Fastweb financial data (CHF) 2012 2022
Chart 73 Change in the number of fixed-line accesses (Telecom Italia and altnets) 2012 2021
Chart 74 Decline in the number of fixed-line in service and teledensity 2012 2027
Chart 75 Change in the number of fixed-line accesses by platform 2014 2021
Chart 76 Change in the proportion of fixed-line accesses by platform 2016 2021
Chart 77 Change in the market share of fixed-line accesses by operator 2012 2021

List of Exhibits
Exhibit 1 Map of Telecom Maturity Index global ranking among countries in Europe
Exhibit 2 Generalised Market Characteristics by Market Segment
Exhibit 3 Europe Market Leaders and market developments
Exhibit 4 Europe Market Challengers and market developments
Exhibit 5 Europe Market Emergents and market developments
Exhibit 6 Access and the local loop
Exhibit 7 3G auction results 2000
Exhibit 8 3G auction results 2009
Exhibit 9 Spectrum allocations at auction 2011
Exhibit 10 Total spectrum outlay by operator 2011
Exhibit 11 Wind Tre's spectrum concessions
Exhibit 12 Iliad's spectrum concessions 2021
Exhibit 13 WiMAX licensees 2010
Exhibit 14 - Principal backbone providers
Exhibit 15 2Africa submarine cable
Exhibit 16 2Africa landing stations

Companies Mentioned
• Telecom Italia (TIM)
• Fastweb
• BT Italia
• Tiscali
• Wind Tre (3 Italia / Wind Telecom)
• Vodafone Italia
• Metroweb