One step closer to “4G for all”: Axione erects its first antenna tower as part of the “New Mobile Deal”
The first antenna tower built by Axione as part of the NEW DEAL was erected on Thursday 9th January in the commune of BASTIDE PUY LAURENT, in Lozère (48)
This antenna tower was constructed by the Déploiement Initial Axione Sud Est team for our client Bouygues Telecom. It will bring 4G coverage to rural areas. This operation is part of the “New Mobile Deal”, which is an agreement that was entered into by the State and mobile network operators in January 2018. The latter are committed to rolling out superfast services throughout France. As the prime contractor working in the context of the “New Deal” project, Axione thus enables Bouygues Télécom to honour its commitments.
Did you know? In January 2018, ARCEP and the Government announced mobile network operator commitments that would hasten the rollout of mobile coverage throughout France’s regions. By the end of 2020, mobile network operators will have to provide superfast mobile (4G) services on their mobile networks in mainland France: All existing sites (including those that currently only have 2G and/or 3G capabilities) must be upgraded to a superfast mobile network. These rollouts will result in rapid increases in coverage—that’s 4G for everyone!