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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

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

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

Vox chops DSL prices to below R1/GB

Vox is cutting the retail prices of its “Fat Pipe” home DSL plans to below R1/GB, effective immediately. The price decrease will apply for all new online sales, across its Fat Pipe DSL product range. Existing Fat Pipe customers

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

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

Vox offers uncapped voice over FTTH

Privately held telecommunications provider Vox Telecom has launched an uncapped voice product for consumers that have fibre-to-the-home broadband. The product provides unlimited calls to mobile phones as well as national and local

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Vox seeks a big daddy

Vox Telecom has begun engagements with a number of local and international companies in a move that could eventually result in a sale of the independent telecommunications service provider. “This is more of an engagement process at this stage, rather than the sale the media is making it out to be