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Vumatel to offer 200Mbit/s home fibre

Vumatel will introduce a new, 200Mbit/s fibre-to-the-home offering on 1 August, according to several Internet service providers. The company itself is not saying anything – a spokesman was unable to comment

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Afrihost lifts lid on FTTH prices

Afrihost said on Tuesday that it is entering the fibre-to-the-home market using the infrastructure deployed by Vumatel, Telkom’s Openserve and TT Connect, a fibre provider on Johannesburg’s East Rand. Now, the company has

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Afrihost to launch fibre broadband

Afrihost, the Internet service provider best known for its aggressively priced digital subscriber line and mobile data products, is belatedly entering the fibre-to-the-home broadband market. The company said on

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Now Afrihost chops uncapped DSL prices

A day after shaking the local Internet market by providing capped digital subscriber line (DSL) users with 18 hours a day of unlimited Internet access, Afrihost has announced it is chopping uncapped DSL prices. The price of Afrihost’s

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Afrihost moves to shake up DSL market

Internet service provider Afrihost’s management team, fresh from buying back the company from mobile operator MTN, is moving to shake up the fixed-line broadband market, providing capped digital subscriber line users 18 hours

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MTN’s not-so-little reputation nightmare

Operationally, the time-suck on executive leadership from the Nigerian fine fallout had nothing to do with its other units across Africa and the Middle East. It’s always managed to run its “OpCos” quite independently, which arguably has a few more

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MTN takes a bath on Afrihost sale

MTN has taken an R88m bath on the sale of its 50% stake in Internet service provider Afrihost, the telecommunications group revealed alongside its interim financial results for the six months to June

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Shoot-out: Telkom FreeMe vs Afrihost Mobile

Telkom’s FreeMe looks to be the most competitive data-focused offering in the market, especially when put next to similar packages on the three larger mobile operators. When the new packages from South Africa’s “challenger” network are

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MTN sells its 50% stake in Afrihost

Just two years after acquiring a controlling stake in the company, MTN South Africa has announced it will dispose of its 50,02% stake in Afrihost to the Internet service provider’s management team. MTN acquired the stake

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