Dauphin Telecom, Orange ink fibre co-deployment deal

26 Aug 2020

Dauphin Telecom has signed an agreement with Orange Caraibe for the deployment of fibre-optic cable in Saint-Martin. Under the memorandum of understanding (MoU), Orange will be responsible for the areas of Anse Marcel, Cul-de-Sac, Mont-Vernon 1 (excluding the Residence Hotel Mont-Vernon and Residence Quinoa groups), Mont-Vernon 2 and 3, Quartier d’Orleans, Oyster Pond, Concordia and Concordia Springs, Grand Saint-Martin, Galisbay, Friar’s Bay, Marigot and Sandy Ground. Dauphin Telecom, meanwhile, will be responsible for fibre-optic deployments in Orient Bay, Bellevue, Grand-Case, La Savane, Rambaud, St. Louis, Colombier, Pic Paradis, Mont Choisy, and the area of the former Hotel Mont-Vernon, Quinoa residence in Mont Vernon 1. The other market players will also be able to utilise the infrastructure deployed by the duo, in accordance with conditions set forth by telecoms regulator Arcep.