The government ban to bring 5G to the so-called white areas was successful this time. There are offers and the misstep that could slow down the path of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan is averted. After the flop in May, the executive revised the tender criteria to bring the latest generation mobile ultra broadband to rural and disadvantaged areas of the country. The request for coverage has dropped and consequently the amount of resources, just under 600 million euros. A maneuver that convinced the operators, who will have to bear the costs for rents, energy and employees. For the Minister of Innovation, Vittorio Colao, it is a piece that falls into place. Now there is the biggest challenge to follow, that of the single network that will unite the infrastructure of Tim and that of Open Fiber. The former number one of Vodafone is optimistic: “If we do it well by making a network that is not unique but wholesale open to all that allows us to avoid duplication of investments in the rich areas and the neglect of the less rich areas, – he said yesterday. – without then reducing the competition on the final customer, it can really be a model that can also inspire other countries ».