Ready, go, the newly installed government Count Bis (everyone likes to call him Conte 2) immediately put his hand to the future of connectivity in Italy with the golden power on 5G.
5G is the fifth generation technology that ensures performance and speed much higher than current ones. It is a whole vehicle of new applications, new devices, new opportunities for the network and all related activities (i.e. almost all).
To be clear, the 5G will allow you to remotely perform a series of operations that were unthinkable until recently. Sometimes literally: a surgeon will be able to intervene on a patient even operating him from a great distance, guiding robotic arms and a staff present on site. It will be possible to access much heavier and more complex content in much less time, essentially without any delay.
The opposite side of the coin is represented by the health and safety risks that will inevitably derive from the use of 5G.
It is for this and other related reasons that already in the very first Council of Ministers, the Executive of Conte approved the exercise of Golden Power on the strategic infrastructures that will make up fifth generation connectivity.
What is Golden Power
Il Golden Power it is a faculty that the Government reserves the right to exercise special powers over companies that have "activities of strategic importance". No longer therefore only on former public and privatized companies in some way. The importance is considered strategic in sectors such as transport (the dispute over concessions to the Autostrade company is very recent), energy and communication, as well as national security and defense.
Well, on the proposal of the new Minister of Economic Development Stefano Patuanelli, who has just sworn in, this Golden Power has been exercised against all operators linked to 5G. And when I say everyone, I mean everyone: Linkem, Wind Tre, Vodafone, Tim and Fastweb.
A more than rapid intervention, motivated by the aforementioned safety reasons, certainly unusual compared to the past. The Government obviously intends to guide the advent of 5G in Italy from the beginning, avoiding a 'deregulation' that could negatively affect users.