Getting fibre broadband at my French home complicated

I am keen to get fibre broadband as soon as possible but there seem to be obstacles in my way!  I am told Orange is installing fibre in my road but that I cannot get access using my existing supplier. A friend lives in an apartment and has been told she cannot use the company of her choice. It seems unnecessarily complicated – can you give some insight? I.F.

You can, in theory, subscribe to an offer from any ISP, regardless of the operator who has deployed the fibre in your building or in your neighbourhood.

In practice, it is a bit more complicated. This requires that the ISP you have chosen ...

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