Creation of FORTEL
Explosion of fibre optic network deployments:
Long-haul backbones roadside motorways,
We see an explosion of the number of telecom operators,
Cable immersion in waterways,
Ultra-broadband for the general public does not yet exist..
FORTEL equipment acquisition
FORTEL purchases new FUJIKURA fusion splicers. Extension of fibre optic networks at an accelerated pace.
Implosion of the market bubble in 2001slowed down the market,
Ultra-broadband for Paris area is now a political will,
Paris' sewers is becoming a significant infrastructure,
Ultra-broadband for the general public is not often talked about.
FORTEL grows and create a design office
The market is starting to become more structured.
A new vocabulary emerge: FttO, FttLa, FttB, FttH
Paris sewers opens the way to network deployment,
France Télécom's civil works and RTE Power grid have been approached to become accessible third-party operators.
FORTEL covers all of the stages of projects
Now, it's time to launch FttH technology in Paris!
Sewers is increasingly an infrastructure of choice for cable deployment,
France Télécoms offers access to it's infrastructure to third-party operators,
The 4 largest telecom firms are competing for FttH networks.
FORTEL scales up it's design office
...and it's now 6 binomial teams in the field.
The race to network expansion to achieve La course aux raccordements B2B connections is going towards suburbs.
A large majority of Parisian flats are now FttH connected.
France télécoms now delivers it's 'DIVOP' service.
FORTEL changed location of it's head office
...in Fontenay-sous-Bois and signed an agreement with ETS France for cable installation.
Telecom networks is expanding towards the great suburbs.
HI-TECH : Connection of several wind farms in the countryside.
France Télécoms is streightening its ''DIVOP" service.
Newly opened branch offices in Montpellier, Lyon, Saint-François and Bordeaux
1 avenue Louison Bobet
+33 1 45 14 02 03