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Orange launches public initiative fibre network project in Vienne and Deux-Sevres

Tuesday 20 November 2018 | 10:44 CET | News
The French departments of Vienne and Deux-Sevres have joined forces to launch Poitou Numerique, a public initiative fibre network project that will bring FTTP connectivity to nearly 85,000 rural premises by 2022. The public initiative network (known as RIP, 'Reseaux d'Initiative Publique') will be deployed by Orange, which has secured a ten-year contract for the project. Its overall cost is estimated at EUR 124.3 million, partly financed by regional, state and European funds.

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Companies: Orange France
Countries: France
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