South Africa’s mobile operators, including Vodacom, MTN and Rain, are set to face a big challenge to their business models from an unexpected quarter: fixed-line broadband. By Duncan McLeod.
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Have you wondered about the camera poles popping up in suburbs across Johannesburg and who’s building them? The mystery has been solved.
Community Investment Ventures Holdings, a shareholder in Dark Fibre Africa, announced on Friday is has bought 34.9% of fibre-to-the-home pioneer Vumatel and plans to buy the remaining 65.1% soon, subject
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
Telkom’s wholesale division, Openserve, has introduced a speedier fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband plan offering 200Mbit/s download speeds to consumers. Previously, the company’s fastest FTTH
Dark Fibre Africa, the fibre telecommunications company in which JSE-listed Remgro holds a 50.9% stake, is in talks to buy fibre-to-the-home broadband infrastructure provider Vumatel, according to
In a move that has stunned the market, fibre-to-the-home operator Vumatel will begin a pilot before the end of the year to offer uncapped 100Mbit/s fibre connectivity to residents of Alexandra in
South African fibre-to-the-home operator Vumatel plans to offer uncapped 100Mbit/s fibre to the home in townships across South Africa – at just R89/month! In the coming months – by October or November
There’s one story dominating the podcast this week: TechCentral’s exclusive story about Vumatel’s plan to offer uncapped 100Mbit/s fibre to…