TIM has begun work on the deployment of a high-speed fibre broadband network in the municipality of Vallerano in central Italy, it announced this week, while separately naming Sicilian municipality San Vito Lo Capo as the latest to gain access to super-fast broadband that will underpin the introduction of smart city services.

Fastweb has signed a memorandum of understanding with the city council in Lecce to improve WiFi connectivity, including the installation of up to 350 new hotspots.

Apple has unveiled the latest iteration of its iPhone and iPad operating system, iOS 12, which among other things, aims to help customers control the amount of time they spend using their devices.