Tournay: At SADE, fiber proves its worth to the minister

On the premises of the SADE Télécom company in Tournay, the Minister for Transformation and Civil Service, Amélie de Montchalin, stopped next to the Parliamentarians of the Pyrenees, the President of the Departmental Council, representatives of the prefectures and the President of the Chamber of Crafts and Crafts.

Welcomed by the mayor Nicolas Datas-Tapie, the regional director of Midi-Pyrénées from Orange Jean-Christophe Arguillere and Gabriel Streisse, director of the subsidiary SADE Télécom / ETE Réseaux, the company is presented. A company that wants to “resolutely turn to people”, today employs 150 people and contributes to the modernization of the plants on our territory. The staff, almost all residents of the Hautes-Pyrénées, are “proud to be actively involved in these advances in their department”. Most of them came from completely different professions and were able to practice their current activities through a training course at the Tarbes School of Trades, “Job creation in the field that adds to the dynamism of the department”. added Michel Pélieu.

SADE Télécom Tournay is the platform of the department that has been running in the Hautes-Pyrénées since 2018. This is thanks to the private financing by the Orange company in collaboration with the department, the necessary work and the installation of new lines that already allow about 50% of the Hauts-Pyrenees to receive fiber optic at home. A glass or plastic wire that runs the Internet and enables a faster connection than the current copper network.

The Minister is asked to identify the various positions in the company, especially in the offices, where the various discussions make it possible to raise the issues that have arisen, such as the use of outdated plans that affect the effectiveness of the staff on the ground. This “Tour de France” by Amélie de Montchalin effectively makes it possible to take stock of the various actions taken by the government on several points, but also to collect and report problems or incidents related to these projects that could be resolved.

This is followed by demonstrations of the various phases of fiber optic installation in the company’s car park, in which the Minister willingly participates.

To end this visit, Amélie de Montchalin congratulates the actors in the department on their reactivity in installing optical fibers throughout the area. This is a “collective and exemplary action, a great success that will help bring the digital to 100% life.” Resident of the department until 2024. “.