Bersay & Associés’ public and administrative law department, headed by Martin Tissier, advised the French Department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques, in relation to its awarding of a concession contract with a 25-year term to Altice/SFR for the purpose of operating and marketing, on the wholesale market, a fibre-to-the home (FttH) electronic communications networks.  226 000 homes are concerned, for a total investment of EUR 377 millions euros and a total revenue of EUR 1 billion.

This project is supported by “Plan France très haut débit”, a national program run by the French government whose aim is to expand the development of superfast networks in rural areas.