COM continues its road to very high speed


As part of a tour of the Antilles, Antoine Darodes, director of the Digital Agency, representative of the State Secretariat for Digital and Innovation, and Pierre-François Griffiths, rapporteur within the Very High Speed ​​mission , in charge of the Overseas, were yesterday in Saint-Martin to discuss with the elected representatives of the COM and the local operators on the progress of the France Very Broadband Plan launched by the government in 2013.

“In Saint-Martin, private operators will deploy their own network and COM its public network. Today's meeting aimed to identify where the private operators intended to develop their network, ”summarizes Antoine Darodes. "We are currently studying the feasibility and the investments that this implies" confides Philippe Roquelaure, the Orange regional delegate who assures that he is in a logic of co-financing with the other operators and anticipates that "everyone will be a winner " "The new challenge is to equip all homes, which represents more than 10 wall outlets and therefore a project that will span several years."

Work should begin in the coming weeks so that by the end of March it will be known whether there is a need to deploy a public network. (More details on


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