Grand Paris Seine Ouest / Issy
Le Cube is an initiative created in 2001 by the city of Issy-les Moulineaux, as the Urban Community of Grand Paris Seine Ouest's centre for digital creation. It is organised and managed by the ART3000 association.
The Urban Community of Grand Paris Seine Ouest
Issy-les-Moulineaux, the cyber city
Under the impetus of its Mayor, André Santini, the City of Issy-les-Moulineaux has, in just a few years, become one of the most advanced digital cities in the world. For example, it is the only city in France to have been ranked twice among the “Top 7 Intelligent Communities”. It owes its reputation to the success of many innovations, putting NICTs to good use in social, educational, economical and cultural fields. With three-quarters of its population connected to high-speed internet, innovative tools available on issy.com (web TV, podcasts, RSS feeds, contributions from internet surfers, online administrative services), in public places (free access points, multichannel reception, cyber-nurseries, cyber-tearooms, internet access for schools, town planning and sustainable development workshops, etc.) or outside (hotspots, presence of Second Life, 3D model of the city searchable on the Yellow Pages’ website), Issy has positioned itself as a pioneering and audacious city.