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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
Talk of consolidation in the telecommunications industry is rife, with speculation growing that a number of operators are either in play or may soon be. But how might a flurry of mergers and acquisitions play out? At the centre of current speculation is Neotel. Licensed
Mobile operator Vodacom wants 25% of its service revenues in South Africa to come from converged services, including from providing fibre-based broadband access and cloud-based applications, to companies of all sizes, within the next five years. That’s the word from Vodacom Business chief officer
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.