The availability of high speed broadband for businesses and individuals in a territory is a major factor of competitiveness.
Elected representatives and local authorities cannot ignore this challenge, especially in regions of low population density where private operators do not see any potential future profitability deploying FTTH networks.
That is why, throughout Europe, public initiatives have emerged and are involved in the financing and construction of FTTH networks. Some go so far to create or participate in the creation of infrastructure operators embrassing the passive layer and even sometime the active and commercial layers.
The local authorities are faced with the following challenges:
Faced with these challenges, Setics Sttar allows local authorities to: