0
Broadband

France's EUR 100 mln 'digital cohesion' initiative brings 6 ISPs on board

Monday 25 March 2019 | 16:50 CET | News
French prime minister Edouard Philippe has given an update on the EUR 100 'digital cohesion' scheme unveiled at the end of 2017, which supports the government commitment to improve the availability of 'good' internet access (at least 8 Mbps speed) in all under-served areas by 2020. The funding is aimed at approximately 1.5-2 million rural households and businesses, enabling them to benefit from up to EUR 150 towards the installation of equipment for fixed wireless or satellite services. Since the recent launch of the initiative, this financial support has become available with the offers of

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet / Broadcast & Satellite / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Alsatis Telecom / Nordnet / Ozone
Countries: France
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

French 'digital cohesion' scheme approves LTE-based offers from Orange and SFR

Published 16 Jul 2019 12:43 CET | France
Orange and SFR announced that their LTE-based plans targeting households with poor fixed broadband speeds can now benefit from ...

French operator Nordnet offers unlimited data with new satellite broadband packages

Published 23 May 2019 13:44 CET | France
Orange France's subsidiary Nordnet announced the launch of a new range of satellite broadband packages for residential customers, ...

French govt appoints new digital affairs secretary

Published 01 Apr 2019 10:17 CET | France
Cedric O has been named as France's secretary of state for digital affairs. He replaces Mounir Mahjoubi, who took the position in ...

Arcep gives green light to first local fibre project under AMEL rules

Published 25 Mar 2019 11:06 CET | France
French telecom authority Arcep has given the government its first opinion on a call for expressions of commitment at local level, ...

Orange to expand FTTH offering to all French rural fibre networks

Published 14 Mar 2019 09:59 CET | France
Orange will soon commercialise its FTTH broadband offers in France across all the public initiative networks (known as RIP, ...

French interest group InfraNum calls for extension to Arcep's fixed LTE initiative in under-served areas

Published 11 Mar 2019 11:56 CET | France
InfraNum, which represents the interests of over 200 companies working to expand digital infrastructure in rural France, has ...

French fixed broadband market closes 2018 with nearly 9 mln lines above 30 Mbps

Published 01 Mar 2019 15:13 CET | France
Growth in FTTH subscriptions continued to drive the upward trend in the French high-speed broadband market during the fourth ...

French govt pledges EUR 100 mln to bring faster broadband to rural areas by 2020

Published 14 Dec 2017 13:53 CET | France
The French government will spend up to EUR 100 million to fund a new 'digital cohesion' initiative, supporting its commitment to ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

25 Aug VMworld 2019 US
26 Aug Amaysim FY results
26 Aug Chrous FY results
26 Aug Bezeq Q2 2019
27 Aug Partner Communications Q2 2019
27 Aug Ooma Q2 2019
27 Aug MNF Group FY results
27 Aug ZTE H1 results
27 Aug Hewlett Packard Enterprise fiscal Q3
27 Aug Aviat Networks fiscal Q4
27 Aug Tamedia H1 2019
27 Aug Connected Health Summit
29 Aug Dell Technologies fiscal Q2
29 Aug SeaChange fiscal Q2
29 Aug Bouygues Telecom Q2 2019
29 Aug Marvell Technology fiscal Q2
29 Aug Cyfrowy Polsat Q2 2019
29 Aug Tech Data fiscal Q2
29 Aug Axiata Q2 2019
29 Aug Tele Columbus AGM
30 Aug 5G Leadership Summit 2019
30 Aug Telekom Slovenije AGM
::: More Calendar Items