As much as 25% of home fibre broadband infrastructure in South Africa is being duplicated, according to a new report.
TechCentral’s Newsmakers of the Year are CIVH chairman Pieter Uys and Maziv and Vumatel CEO Dietlof Mare.
Promoted | The recent Africa Fibre Forum saw stakeholders commit to the accelerated roll-out of fibre across the continent.
Frogfoot has announced a pilot initiative aimed at providing uncapped prepaid internet in low-income communities.
CIVH, the company whose investments include Vumatel and DFA, has reported a big jump in headline earnings.
Vumatel is making significant progress with its fibre broadband trial in Alexandra in Johannesburg ahead of a wider roll-out.
South Africa’s biggest fibre telecommunications operator, Vumatel, now passes more than two million homes.
The Competition Commission’s decision to seek to block the Vodacom/Maziv deal is wrong, the Free Market Foundation said.
CIVH, Remgro and Vodacom are prepared to make more concessions to get their Maziv deal over the line.
The Competition Commission has recommended that Vodacom’s acquisition of a stake in fibre operator Maziv be blocked.