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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...

What happens to Vodacom if its bid to buy Neotel is blocked?

  If South Africa’s Competition Tribunal does not give the go-ahead for Vodacom to buy Neotel, the country’s biggest mobile phone operator still has an...

Openserve fibre coming to Pretoria East

  Fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) services is coming to more than 10 000 Pretoria East homes  by end December 2015. By Staff Writer Openserve, the wholesale division of...

MTN changes the face of music

The landmark deal clinched by MTN with the Grammy award winner and British singer and songwriter Adele is an indication that the mobile phone...

ICASA is making the ICT sector to work

  No person within ICASA is in denial about the problems (both internal and external) that the organisation faces and the reasons why the organisation...

HITec Sure to wire up Jo’burg south homes

  Technology firm HITec Sure, which supports security company SOS Protec with its infrastructure and IT requirements, is rolling out wireless internet access and fibre-to-the-home...

Fibre market in SA explodes

  The fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) market is now so competitive big telcos are doing all they can - including snapping up smaller competitors - to stay...

Fibre deployment alienates SA’s poor

    The ongoing fibre deployment across South Africa, mostly in affluent areas, leaves out the poor. By Gugu Lourie As South Africa races to provide faster...

MTN snaps up Smart Village

  As part of its strategy to enhance its foothold in the fibre network space, MTN is buying Smart Village from Multichoice. By Staff Writer MTN announced...

Telkom to connect 12 000 Bryanston homes to fibre

Telkom puts fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) rollout on the fast-track. As part of its goal to reach 500 000 homes with fibre by the end of 2016, Telkom...

Ex-Absa CEO aims for the slice of fibre market

A company led by ex-Absa boss Steve Booysen is aiming for a slice of the booming fibre market in South Africa, which has seen...

Ngcaba reiterates calls for open access

  The Wi-Fi Forum of South Africa (the Forum) chairman Andile Ngcaba has called on telecommunications operators to embrace open access to their networks and...

MTN invest R1.2bn into KwaZulu-Natal

  MTN is investing about R1.2 billion to upgrade its network in Kwa-Zulu Natal, which includes the deployment of fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) in the scenic suburb...

Telkom boss throws gauntlet to rivals

Sipho Maseko, Telkom’s boss, appears to be stepping up the tempo as competition intensifies in the telecoms space. By Gugu Lourie Telkom – South Africa’s biggest...