Orange announces 100% fibre city pilot in Paris suburb

Thursday 11 October 2012 | 09:33 CET | News
Orange France has announced the country's first 100 percent fibre city pilot, in the Paris suburb of Palaiseau, which will deliver fast broadband to every resident and business in the municipality by the end of 2013. The pilot project will give the telecom industry an opportunity to learn pragmatically the challenges and the impacts of an all-fibre city. It will serve as a laboratory to study the changes in usage and economic development, according to France Telecom chairman and CEO Stephane Richard. The methods and procedure used to move from copper to fibre will be accessible to all

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Companies: France Telecom / Orange Business France
Countries: France
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