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SA’s Telkom has connected 81 503 homes to its fibre network

Telkom, South Africa’s fixed-line telephone group, has spent R757 million in the 2016 financial year to connect 81 503 homes to its fibre infrastructure. The...

Customers aren’t buying fast broadband because that is not what they are being sold

The NBN has become an election issue in Australia with claims being made that the Australian public doesn’t want to pay for the the...

China’s Yangtze Optics Africa Cable invests R150 million to build an optical fibre cable plant in Dube Port

The new optical fibre cable manufacturing facility in South Africa is potentially set to become the largest in the country. The company will supply optical...

ShowMax to spread its wings across 37 African countries

ShowMax has officially launched internet TV services to 36 countries across sub-Saharan Africa. The company originally launched in August 2015 with the largest subscription...

Metrofibre, Link Africa teams up to build Gauteng network

Open access fibre network and broadband fibre provider Metrofibre Networx has entered into a partnership with Link Africa, which will see the company replace...

Dark Fibre Africa buys stake in SA Digital Villages

Dark Fibre Africa (DFA), South Africa's provider of open-access fibre infrastructure, on Tuesday announced that it has acquired a significant minority stake in SA...

Webafrica now has 80000 homes on its network that can access fibre

Webafrica said on Thursday that about 80 000 homes on its network are able to access fibre through its partnertship with multiple fibre providers. As part of...

SA’s billionaire Motsepe joins fibre race, buys stake in Metrofibre

South Africa's businessman and billionaire Patrice Motsepe joins the race to connect South African households to faster broadband, which has the capacity to change...

MTN profit hit by poor Nigerian performance

Subscriber disconnections and withholding of regulatory services in Nigeria is hurting MTN, Africa and Middle East biggest mobile phone operator, which reported on Thursday...

Vodacom walks away from a R7bn Neotel deal

Vodacom officially dropped its R7 billion bid for Neotel on Tuesday following the Pretoria High Court’s ruling that Icasa’s approval of the transfer of...

SA’s Axxess joins fibre-to-the-home race

  Internet service provider Axxess, which recetly switch over to its own network and introduced mobile voice service, is planning to launch fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) services...

Telkom now has 56000 homes on its fibre

Telkom, South Africa's biggest fixed-line telephone group, has connected 56 000 homes to its fibre-to-the-home network as of 31 December 2015. By Gugu Lourie   The...

Telkom plans to migrate users to fibre

  In a move aimed at moving its customers into faster internet access, Telkom announced on Monday a trial to move  more than 11 000...

Metrofibre connects more homes to fibre

  As part of its goal to become the preferred fibre provider to all residents of the greater Kyalami area, Metrofibre Networx is planning to...

Vodacom in talks to revise structure of Neotel deal

  Vodacom is in discussions with Neotel and its shareholders to explore a revised transaction structure. By Gugu Lourie The South African biggest mobile phone operator...