In this episode of the TechCentral podcast, TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod talks to Vumatel CEO Niel Schoeman about the fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) market in South Africa.
In the discussion, Schoeman chats about how the idea of Vumatel came about, the initial roll-out in Parkhurst and the rapid deployment of infrastructure across Johannesburg (and now Cape Town and Durban).
Also in the podcast, Schoeman talks about consolidation in the FTTH market, the complexities of running a national project with 6 000 people on the ground, the ultimate size of the fibre market and whether Vumatel is ultimately going to be snatched up by one of the big telecommunications operators (his answer may surprise you).
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- See also: Vumatel not ready to sell