The health crisis we are experiencing has made digital technology indispensable in our daily lives more than ever, and has exacerbated the need for digital access for all.
New Deal Mobile is part of the basic public policy to bring digital technology closer to the everyday lives of the French people. As such, Cedric O, Minister of State for Digital Transformation and Electronic Communications, signed in mid-December 2020 two new ministerial decrees identifying 593 new sites, so far there has been no or weak coverage in cell phones, which operators Bouygues Telecom, Free Mobile and Orange must have And SFR provide 4G coverage within 24 months at the latest. Of these 593 new sites, La Rouquette, one of the three selected in Aveyron County, is registered.
“These new sites that will be covered as a priority have been identified and prioritized by the regions within the framework of continuous cooperation between local authorities and the state, through local project teams, and the pillars of the local corner of the so-called targeted coverage system. These two new decrees complement 2066 priority sites that have been identified. Already since 2018. Thus, 2,659 sites are now or will benefit from improved mobile coverage as part of New Deal Mobile, ”said the press release, National Agency for Regional Cohesion.