Fiber optic cables and components and associated logistics services for RATP Connect - France

RATP Connect case study

Project description

  • RATP Connect (formerly known as Telcité) is the French leader in « dark fiber ».
  • To create networks for major telecom customers the company uses Paris Metro and RER rail infrastructure, running the cables through the existing tunnels.
  • Over the past 15 years RATP Connect has been using Nexans cables to develop an extensive optical network serving the Île de France region around Paris.
  • In December 2018 RATP Connect decided to entrust Nexans’ Logistics & Solutions Centre in Nanterre with the delivery of fiber optic cables and associated logistics services.


Customer challenges

  • Need for more flexibility in storage and delivery.
  • Limited storage capacity.
  • No OTIF rate tracking.
  • Very limited timeframe for new logistics service implementation.
  • No idea on the stock availability..


Nexans' solutions

  • Dedicated storage of cables and optical accessories including storage bays, real-time stock monitoring, monthly activity, reviews, and annual stock inventory.
  • Optional delivery by Nexans in the Paris region.
  • Urgent delivery option.
  • On-demand off-site cutting to size.
  • Urgent services on-demand.


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