How to check fiber coverage

Would you like to have a faster Internet connection, would you like to activate an offer for optical fiber but you don’t know how to understand if the service is actually available in your area? No problem, I can help you out. With this guide on how to check fiber coverage, it  is in fact my intention to show you which tools you can use to understand whether or not you can actually activate an ultra-fast Internet connection for your home. It’s very simple, don’t worry.

In a nutshell, what you have to do is connect to the official website of the provider with which you intend to subscribe to your next Internet subscription and check fiber coverage from there. It will only take a few moments, trust me.

So if you are really interested in the question, I suggest you take five minutes or so of free time, get comfortable in front of your computer and concentrate on reading the information you find right below. Are you ready? Yup? Very well, then let’s ban the chatter and proceed!


  • General characteristics and offers compared
  • Check TIM fiber coverage
  • Check Fastweb fiber coverage
  • Check Vodafone fiber coverage
  • Check WINDTRE fiber coverage
  • Check Aruba fiber coverage
  • Check Tiscali fiber coverage
  • Check Open Fiber fiber coverage

General characteristics and offers compared

Before explaining how to check fiber coverage, let me make some clarifications and provide you with some important information. First of all, you must know that the operators who currently offer optical fiber in Italy are: TIM (formerly Telecom Italia), Fastweb , Vodafone , Infostrada  and Tiscali .

Their networks, however, are not extended to the whole national territory. In fact, some of these operators guarantee fiber coverage only in some large cities (mostly in Northern Italy). As for the speed of the connection, it ranges from a minimum of 30 Mega to a maximum of 100 Mega, 300 Mega up, even, 10 Gigabit per second.

As for the plans, you can easily find out what are the offers of the moment by connecting to the SOSTariffe website  by clicking here and clicking on the Fiber icon   located in the left sidebar. Once this is done, you will be shown all the offers available in order of price, then from the cheapest to the most expensive.

Using the other options available in the left sidebar, you can filter your search in order to display only the rates that best suit your needs, for example those referring to a specific pension fee, those relating to a given Internet provider and so on. right away.

You can also view further details for each proposed plan simply by hovering the mouse cursor over the icons located in the blue bar: the phone icon  allows you to view the cost of calls, the  modem icon   shows the rental cost of the modem and so on. By clicking on the Details button   located next to the name of an offer, you can find out more details about it and subscribe directly online.

Check TIM fiber coverage

Are you interested in checking TIM fiber coverage (formerly Telecom Italia) in your area? So, to begin with, connect to the operator’s website by clicking here  and fill in the form that is proposed to you indicating the address of the home or office where you would like to activate the Internet line in the appropriate fields.

If you are asked to confirm the address among a series of similar addresses proposed automatically by the system, put the check mark next to the exact one and start the verification of the coverage by copying the security code in the text field located at the bottom right and by clicking on the Continue button  .

Within a few seconds the web page will be reloaded and you will get the test result. You will therefore be shown a list with the TIM offers that you can subscribe to. If your area is reached by optical fiber, you will be offered both fiber optic and ADSL plans, otherwise you will be shown only offers for the “classic” ADSL. For more details, you can consult my article on Telecom fixed network offers .

Check Fastweb fiber coverage

If, on the other hand, you are interested in understanding what you need to do to be able to check Fastweb fiber coverage, connect to the operator’s website by clicking here  and fill in the form that is proposed to you with your address . Then press the button to start the verification and that’s it.

Within a few seconds you will know if your area is reached by Fastweb optical fiber and which plans offered by the operator you can possibly subscribe to. For more info, take a look at my post on Fastweb offers .

Check Vodafone fiber coverage

Have you spotted a nice Vodafone offer and would like to check fiber coverage? Then first connect to the company’s website by  clicking here  and double clicking on the Check coverage button .

Then type in your address , click on the check coverage button and you will get the test result. If your area is reached by the Vodafone fiber, you will be shown the offers at 30, 100, 300 or 500 Mega that you can activate. For more details, see my guide dedicated to Vodafone fiber .

Check WINDTRE fiber coverage

Even  WINDTRE put a list of very attractive offers for optical fiber. To check WINDTRE fiber coverage in your area, connect to the operator’s website by clicking here  and select one of the available offers.

Then, click on the button to verify coverage and fill out the form that is proposed to you with your address and click on the Verify button .

If you need to connect a new telephone line, select the relevant option.

Check Aruba fiber coverage

Aruba , a very famous Italian company that has been operating for years in the online practices, Web hosting and cloud sectors, has also entered the high-performance connectivity market with various fiber optic proposals for both individuals and companies.

More specifically, Aruba uses the Open Fiber network to provide users with highly efficient, lag-free and environmentally friendly connections with speeds of up to 1Gbps in download and 300Mbps in upload to meet all the most common needs in terms of entertainment (e.g. gaming and use of streaming content ) and business (e.g. smart working , remote training and videoconferencing ). Let me explain the plans he currently proposes.

  • Aruba fiber for individuals  – costs 17.49 euros / month for 12 months (instead of 26.47 euros / month) for those who activate by 31 January 2022 and includes a connection up to 1Gbps in download (with a guaranteed minimum bandwidth of 40Mbps ) and 300Mbps in upload (with guaranteed minimum bandwidth of 20Mbps), 24h assistance via chat and telephone , free activation even in the white areas , dynamic IPv4 address and static IPv6 (with optional static IPv4 address) , optional Wi-Fi router (FRITZBox! 7530 at 2.20 euros / month) and a discount of up to 80% on many Aruba services : PEC -80%; Hosting -60%; Electronic Invoicing-50%; -20% Digital Signature and 25 euro Cloud Voucher Services. You can change your mind within the first month and get a full refund of the amount spent (in just 5 days), after which you can withdraw at any time with a 30-day notice by paying 20 euros . Also noteworthy is the possibility of setting direct debit on current account. More info here .
  • Aruba fiber for companies  – is the business version of the plan mentioned above. It costs € 14.34 + VAT / month for 12 months (instead of € 21.70 + VAT / month) for those who activate by January 31, 2022 . More info here .
  • Aruba Fiber Extra  – for 20.24 euros + VAT / month for 12 months (instead of 24.50 euros + VAT / month) for those who activate by January 31, 2022, adds priority assistance to the advantages of the Aruba Fiber plan for companies and discounts up to 80% on Aruba products (80% discount on  Aruba PEC , 60% discount on Aruba hosting , 50% discount on  Aruba electronic invoicing , 20% discount on  Aruba digital signature  and a 25 euro voucher for cloud services). The withdrawal can take place within the first month with full refund of the amount spent or, subsequently, at any time with 30 days notice at a cost of 16.39 euros + VAT. The plan can also be activated by individuals. More info here .

You can check the coverage of the Aruba Fiber by selecting one of the offers available on the official website and pressing the appropriate button or by connecting to this web page . Then fill out the form that is proposed to you with the Municipality , Address and Civic Number , click on the Verify button and you will see the result of the test with the list of offers that you can subscribe.

If your area is not reached by the service, you can leave your email address and telephone number (the latter is optional, required only if you want to also receive a notification SMS) and be notified as soon as it is.

For more information, check out  my Aruba Fiber post  and  official FAQ .

Check Tiscali fiber coverage

If, on the other hand, you need to check fiber coverage with Tiscali , connect to the operator’s website by clicking here , select the offer you prefer and fill out the form that is proposed to you with your address : you will be told immediately if and which version of the offer you can activate. For more info, read my guide on fiber optic telephony .

Check Open Fiber fiber coverage

Now I want to talk to you about Open Fiber , an infrastructural player that rents its fiber network to other operators and allows you to navigate in FTTH up to 10 Gigabit per second for both download and upload. Among the operators that exploit the Open Fiber network are: Vodafone, WINDTRE, Tiscali, Aruba and Fastweb.

To check the coverage of the Open Fiber network in your city, connect to this web page and enter the name of your city and then your address . Easier than that ?!

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