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Troubled state-owned telecommunications wholesaler Broadband Infraco has promised to ramp up its spending from next year as it seeks to establish more network points of presence in towns and cities across the country. Newly appointed chief technical officer Kiruben Pillay

State-owned broadband infrastructure company Broadband Infraco has had a tough few months. But acting CEO, Andrew Shaw, reckons the company is getting itself sorted out and will make a meaningful impact

Andrew Shaw has been appointed interim CEO of Broadband Infraco, the public enterprises ministry said on Tuesday. This follows the resignation of Dave Smith from the state-owned telecoms infrastructure

In a surprise development, Dave Smith, the CEO of state-owned telecommunications infrastructure provider Broadband Infraco CEO has resigned. The resignation takes effect immediately

State-owned Broadband Infraco, created by government to bring down national telecommunications costs, is finally launching commercial services next week. But the company’s mandate has already

State-owned Internet infrastructure provider Broadband Infraco will launch in the third week of November, offering wholesale access to its network. Infraco CEO Dave Smith says the company’s

Broadband Infraco, the state-owned infrastructure provider that is expected to launch commercially within the next few weeks, pumped R407m into its network in the 2010 financial year, up from R373m in 2009.

The increase is mainly due to the cost of network operations, maintenance and repairs, the company says in its latest annual report.

State-owned telecommunications infrastructure provider Broadband Infraco has used its latest annual report to criticise a decision not to grant it a service licence under the Electronic Communications Act. It says the decision, taken by the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) and backed by communications minister Siphiwe Nyanda, undermines financially its investment in a new undersea cable system.

Government’s telecommunications infrastructure business Broadband Infraco will be ready for commercial launch in a few weeks, says CEO Dave Smith. Smith says that after years of putting together a national fibre network, testing with the other telecoms providers has begun.