Free modem, the Council of State closes the game in favor of users and gives new powers to Agcom

The Council of State rejects Tim’s appeal and closes the game on the question of the free modem, that is, the right of users to use their own modem to surf the Internet – without having to submit to the impositions of their operators.

“The sixth section of the Council of State in fact issued a sentence on 2 August 2021, with which it declared the appeal filed by Telecom Italia against the Agcom resolution on the subject of free modems in part inadmissible and in part unfounded”, announces Fulvio Sarzana, Assoprovider’s lawyer, who had appeared in court with various associations (of technology providers and suppliers, Aires, Aiip, Vtke) in support of the resolution …