MIL-OSI Translation: Very high speed: 620 million euros to accelerate territorial coverage

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MIL OSI Translation. Government of the Republic of France statements from English to French –

December 27, 2018 – News

On Monday, December 24, Prime Minister Édouard Philippe signed a set of 17 government funding pledges for community-led public initiative networks.

President Emmanuel Macron has made broadband coverage (fixed and mobile) a strong political axis of his mandate.

The announcement made by the Prime Minister is part of this effort: the envelope of 620 million euros aims to accelerate massive deployment of very high speed in these 17 territories, which represent more than a quarter of the French population .

They contribute decisively to the objectives set by the President of the Republic in terms of fixed digital coverage, namely the generalization of broadband throughout France in 2020 and ultra-fast broadband in 2022, supported by an investment of some 3.3 billions of euros during the five-year period.

The Government welcomes the significant progress made in broadening broadband coverage in France. Indeed, nearly 3 million premises have been made connectable to fiber optics during the last twelve months, bringing to 19.6 million the total number of households eligible for a very broadband offer.

The territories concerned

The funding will benefit the following territories:
Auvergne (68.38M € for a cumulative support of the State to the project of the territory of 122.3 M €)
Ain (€ 74.6 million)
Nord-Pas-de-Calais (€ 72.87 million)
Grand Est (€ 62.06 million)
Charente (60.07 M €)
Martinique (€ 50.55 million)
Landes (€ 41.87 million)
Loire-Atlantique (€ 38.46 million)
Doubs (€ 21.02M for cumulative support from the State to the project of the territory of € 31.52M)
Corsica (28 M €)
Jura (€ 27.22 million)
Calvados (27 M €)
Lot-et-Garonne (€ 25.51 million)
Essonne (€ 14.48 million)
Deux-Sèvres (€ 3.61 million)
Var (€ 3.07 million)
Guyana (€ 1.3 million)

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.

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