The OPT-NC is the owner of two subsidiaries: OFFRATEL, New Caledonia’s biggest Internet Service Provider (ISP) and CITIUS, a data and IT infrastructure host through its data center.
The holding OFFRATEL, under its business name Lagoon, currently has around 22 500 subscribers spread around the country. Its main mission is to sell internet connections and digital services to individuals, businesses and governmental departments.
OFFRATEL, the biggest Internet Service Provider in New Caledonia, currently holds 41 % of market shares and is strengthening its leadership position.
The board of OFFRATEL is composed of:
- Gaël YANNO, President - Deputy : Sacha BENISTI,
- Jean-Louis D’ANGLEBERMES - Deputy : Nancy BERNALEAU,
- Serge NEWLAND - Deputy : Christophe DELIERE.
Acquired by the OPT-NC in 2008, the semi-public company CITUS was tasked with the dispatching of international communications. The company became a single shareholder simplified joint stock company and announced the opening of its data center to provide IT hosting services.
On 6 March 2018, CITIUS lost the market for the management of the international phone traffic and focused its activities on hosting and data center services.
CITUS’S board is composed of:
- Gaël YANNO, President,
- Serge NEWLAND,
- Christophe DELIERE,
- Jean-Louis D’ANGLEBERMES,
- Bernard DELADRIERE,
- Éric ESCHENBRENNER,
- Philippe GERVOLINO.
A page turns
The Board of Directors (CA) of CITIUS of May 2, 2019 decided, with regard to the negative outlook of the New Caledonian market, to put an end to its loss-making datacenter activity. The decision was confirmed by the OPT-NC Board of Directors on May 7th.
Customers will be accompanied and will have one year to migrate to other solutions. The transition will be in two stages, with CITIUS management until the end of 2019, then OPT-NC and subcontracting on the year 2020.
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