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Metrofibre Networx gets foreign investor

Fibre infrastructure provider Metrofibre Networx has received an equity investment from Stoa Infra & Energy. Stoa has acquired 23.1% of the South African open-access fibre network operator.

Metrofibre, Link Africa to deploy Gauteng network

Fibre broadband infrastructure provider Metrofibre Networx has reached an agreement with Link Africa that will see it replace all of the links for its core network with its own fibre over the next two years. Until now, the company has leased the fibre links for its core

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African Rainbow buys into Metrofibre

Metrofibre Networx, the fibre broadband company led by former Absa CEO Steve Booysen, has secured a new shareholder in the form of African Rainbow Capital (ARC), whose directors include billionaire Patrice Motsepe and former Sanlam CEO Johan van Zyl

Metrofibre to take FTTH to huge Jo’burg estate

Metrofibre Networks has been awarded a contract to deliver fibre-to-the-home broadband to one of Johannesburg’s largest security estates. The company will deploy FTTH to 1 100 homes in Kyalami Estates, north of the city

More home fibre for Jo’burg suburbs

Metrofibre Networx has won a contract to install fibre broadband in the Beaulieu, Heathcliff and Blue Hills estates north of Johannesburg. It has been named the preferred high-speed fibre and data services supplier for the area

Ex-Absa CEO in home fibre venture

Former Absa CEO Steve Booysen, who now heads up Metrofibre Networx – in which he is a significant investor – has outlined plans by the broadband telecommunications specialist to become the latest player to target South Africa’s fast-growing fibre-to-the-home market

SA gets new telecoms operator

SA is getting a new fixed-line telecommunications network operator, TechCentral can report exclusively. The company, called Metrofibre Networx, enjoys the backing of several heavy hitters, including former Absa CEO Steve Booysen and Dark Fibre Africa co-founder Malcolm Kirby. Metrofibre Networx, which is led by Kirby, will focus almost exclusively on delivering high-speed fibre connectivity to businesses