Vodacom Business has opened a new, 3 000sq m data centre in Midrand as it opens up its focus on providing cloud services to its clients. The data centre, the mobile operator’s eighth such facility, has been built to be energy efficient and to minimise the impact on the environment, a spokesman said. Vodacom Business South Africa
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Vodacom Business has begun rolling out fibre-optic networks in smaller Western Cape towns, including Paarl, Stellenbosch, Somerset West and Wellington
Within 18 months, SA will experience a broadband and communications boom not witnessed since the Internet growth years of the late 1990s. That’s the view of Vodacom Business managing executive Ermano Quartero, who says that by then 400Mbit/s and higher connections into businesses will be commonplace and 10Mbit/s into the home will become the new standard.
Vodacom looked set on a collision course with its former shareholder, fixed-line operator Telkom, on Tuesday as it officially launched…