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Vox to bring fibre to Safari properties

Telecommunications service provider Vox, through subsidiary Frogfoot Networks, has signed a deal to provide fibre broadband infrastructure into the property portfolio owned by Safari Investments RSA. Safari Investments is listed as

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DSL dead within five years: Vox CEO

Copper-based digital subscriber line (DSL) technology will be dead and buried within the next five years as South Africa’s telecommunications industry ramps up the roll-out of fibre-to-the-home and fibre-to-the-business broadband infrastructure, the CEO of Vox, Jacques

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Interview: Vox CEO Jacques du Toit

In this episode of the TechCentral podcast, TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod chats to Vox CEO Jacques to Toit about the company’s R550m investment plan, announced recently. The money will be used mainly to expand subsidiary Frogfoot Networks’ fibre

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Vox to invest R550m, mainly in fibre

Privately held ICT company Vox (formerly Vox Telecom) said on Wednesday that its shareholders have approved a R550m investment to invest in, among other things, broadband fibre-optic infrastructure. The investment will

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Vox to connect SA towns

Privately held telecommunications company Vox has announced plans to build a national long-distance fibre network, starting with a link to Richards Bay in KwaZulu-Natal. The focus will be on areas beyond the

Hilton Tarrant
Telkom is losing the fibre race

In November, I argued that Telkom’s broadband digital subscriber line service had peaked (that was at the half-year mark). Since then, growth has slowed even further and the telecommunications giant is on a knife-edge of

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MWeb cuts Vumatel fibre prices

MWeb has cut the price of fibre-to-the-home broadband in areas where last-mile fibre specialist Vumatel provides infrastructure. The Internet service provider said on Tuesday that it is also increasing data cap sizes at the same time as cutting prices. Details about

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Vox buys Frogfoot in fibre play

Vox Telecom is acquiring Internet services company Frogfoot Networks as part of its plan to build its own fibre-optic network to serve business clients in South Africa. “The acquisition will see Vox Telecom fast-tracking its own fibre strategy by leveraging the