South African home broadband users will soon be able to get 10Gbit/s fibre thanks to a new offering from Vumatel, which will be commercially available after a short trial period.
Browsing: Dietlof Mare
Fibre network operators Vumatel and SA Digital Villages will in future operate as a single entity following the transfer of the SADV wholesale fibre assets to Vumatel.
Vumatel has started rolling out fibre-to-the-home broadband in Mitchell’s Plain, while at the same time it is finally gearing up to begin a roll-out of fibre in the impoverished Johannesburg suburb of Alexandra.
In this episode of the podcast, Duncan McLeod interviews Vumatel CEO Dietlof Mare about the fibre-to-the-home provider’s roll-out of fibre to Mitchell’s Plain and the company’s plan to deploy fibre infrastructure in Alexandra.
Speculation is growing that Vodacom is poised to buy 49% of fibre-to-the-home provider Vumatel. Industry talk is that Dark Fibre Africa, in a deal possibly facilitated through its largest shareholder, Remgro
Niel Schoeman is stepping down as CEO of fibre-to-the-home provider Vumatel with immediate effect. He’s not leaving the company, however, and will take on the role of executive chairman. In a