Frogfoot Networks has acquired the network assets and customer base of Blitz Fibre and entered into a deal with the company to accelerate the roll-out of fibre in multi-dwelling units across South Africa.
Frogfoot, a licensed open access fibre operator, has announced that it has acquired the existing network and customer base of Blitz Fibre, and entered into an exclusive partnership with the company to accelerate the rollout of fibre in multi-dwelling units across the country.
In its policy paper published this week, national treasury devoted considerable space to the telecommunications sector. Though many of the proposals make sense, an anachronism stuck out. By Duncan McLeod.
Users across different Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have reported problems with their fibre connections.
Telkom’s copper-based digital subscriber line network is living on borrowed time. By Duncan McLeod.
Calvin Collett, MD of Supersonic, the new fibre-to-the-home provider in the MTN South Africa stable, believes there is a big business opportunity to roll out broadband infrastructure in South Africa’s townships.
Vumatel has overtaken Telkom’s Openserve division in terms of the number of homes their networks touch.
Protea Glen in Soweto will get fibre to the home after Vox subsidiary Frogfoot Networks announced a roll-out in the area, with up to 20 000 homes and businesses to be connected in a phased approach.
Telkom is rapidly losing fixed broadband subscribers, but instead of trying to hold on to these subscribers by supplying them with fibre, it has cut this investment.