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Proliferation of fibre to the home in Johannesburg is sure to grow dramatically in 2016. By Sungula Nkabinde. Johannesburg skyline at night (image: South African Tourism) The uptake of fibre to the home (FTTH) in Johannesburg is proof that the... Read More
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Criminals, possibly from within the telecommunications industry, have begun targeting fibre broadband companies deploying infrastructure in South Africa. Criminals, possibly from within the industry, have begun targeting fibre broadband companies... Read More
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These are the best 1Gbps fibre-to-the-home prices available in South Africa. Frogfoot recently published pricing of the various fibre-to-the home services ISPs offer on its networks. Among the deals are capped packages from MWEB and Vox Telecom... Read More
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One of South Africa's most prominent upmarket estates, Dainfern, has issued a request for proposals for the installation of fibre-to-the-home broadband. One of South Africa?s most prominent upmarket estates, Dainfern, north of Fourways in... Read More
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Global telecommunication optical fibre supplier YOFC will invest R150-million in a new fibre cable manufacturing facility in South Africa. Yangtze Optical Fibre (Africa), with headquarters in Johannesburg, will construct an optical fibre cable... Read More
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Orange Horizons CEO S?bastien Crozier said that South Africa can learn a lot from Europe when it comes to FTTH. Fibre-to-the-home will develop quicker if regulations are put in place to prevent the duplication of infrastructure, said Orange... Read More
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South Africa is likely to have more than 360 000 active fibre-to-the-home connections by 2019, new research has found. Image: Barta IV (CC BY 2.0) South Africa is likely to have more than 360 000 active fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) connections by 2019... Read More
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The City of Cape Town has encouraged the private sector to take advantage of its broadband network for inclusive growth and economic development. Andre Stelzner, CIO of the City of Cape Town, says business and the city must work together to... Read More
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Lynnwood Fibre Initiative accelerates initiative process to save Lynwood community costs on internet connections The Lynnwood Fibre Initiative (LFI), a non-profit community organisation, has urged people in and around Lynnwood to join its quest to... Read More
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Fibre To The Home dramatically increases the connection speeds available to computer users compared with technologies now used in most places, or at least it should, and for this reason everybody wants an FTTH connection. It can only provide these... Read More
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Independent fibre broadband companies? approach of targeting homeowners? associations to install their networks took Telkom by surprise, says an official. Fibre broadband providers are moving into suburbs such as Johannesburg to lay high-speed... Read More
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South Africa is far behind Europe and the US when it comes to corporates being connected to fibre broadband. South Africa is far behind Europe and the US when it comes to corporates being connected to fibre broadband. This is according to the chief... Read More
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Uncapped fibre-to-the-home products are growing in popularity – here is how their prices compare to uncapped ADSL products. Fibre-to-the-home networks are being rolled out in most major cities in South Africa, and many residential users are now... Read More
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Fibrehoods is expanding its aerial fibre-to-the-home network to additional suburbs in Gauteng, following a demand from residents for high-speed broadband. Fibrehoods is a joint venture between RMBH Holdings and Waterfall Investment Company. The... Read More
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Metrofibre Networx, a local provider of fibre-opticbroadband connectivity solutions, has entered the fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) race in the South African market. As the latest entrant to the market, Metrofibre Networx – headed by former Absa CEO... Read More
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Teraco and Dark Fibre Africa will unveil fast fibre broadband connectivity between the JSE, carriers, and financial institutions. Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) and Teraco will soon launch a new high-speed, low-latency fibre link between the Johannesburg... Read More
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This year (2015) is the year of light – and light is a critical element for modern communications. This is according to Christoph Glingener, CEO and chief operating officer of ADVA Optical Networking, at the South African Telecommunications,... Read More
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Hurlingham, Glenadrienne, Hyde Park, Northcliff, Sharonlea and Olivedale have joined a growing list of suburbs to get fibre-to-the-home. According to Giorgio Iovino, Sales Director at Vumatel, they are currently installing in Saxonwold, Parkwood,... Read More
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Fibre-to-the-home prices are starting to fall in South Africa, with affordable uncapped products emerging. GreenCom recently reduced the price of its 50Mbps and 100Mbps uncapped and unshaped fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) services. Greencom’s new prices... Read More
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Current alternatives won’t light up Britain’s broadband blackspots – the only true superior alternative to fibre to the cabinet is to provide fibre to the home. Despite the British government’s boasts of the steady roll-out of superfast broadband... Read More
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