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When Fibre is Down: What is the Difference between your ISP and the area’s FNO?

There has been a notable spike in fibre downtime in areas across the country and this is understandably causing immense frustration among customers. However, Vox CEO Jacques du Toit says it is important that the public understands the difference between...

STL and Frogfoot partner to bring affordable fibre to South Africans

Global data network solutions company, STL announced on Friday, 4 October 2019, that it is partnering with South African open-access fibre network provider, Frogfoot to distribute Fibre To The Home (FTTH) infrastructure to 20,000 homes and lower-income groups in...

Frogfoot rolls out free fibre to schools

With education being paramount to the success and growth of South Africa, Frogfoot has committed to providing schools in its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) coverage areas with up to 1 GBPS free fibre. "We have partnered with internet service providers (ISPs) to...

BitCo launches Fibre-to-the-Home on the Openserve Network

Internet Service Provider, BitCo has announced that their uncapped Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) services are now available on the Openserve network. The company launched their FTTH offering, BitCo Home, in October 2018 which has since been available on the Vumatel Network. BitCo...

Frogfoot embarks on an aggressive FTTH expansion programme

Frogfoot Networks, a licensed open access fibre network provider and wholly-owned subsidiary of integrated ICT and connectivity provider Vox, extend plans to bring fibre to the home (FTTH) to an additional 14 000 homes in the Western Cape by April...

Huawei showcases 4K video streaming solution with FTTH

Huawei Technologies is piloting its 4K video streaming solution in a residential complex in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa. In a first for South Africa, according to the company, supported by Telkom’s deployment of a 100mbps fibre to the home...

Why business fibre is at a premium?

In the world of business, you get what you pay for. There are, in fact, a number of ways to get fairly inexpensive internet connectivity. Businesses can still use FTTH lines if they wanted to, but those lines will...

New tech can accelerate high-speed fibre adoption in South Africa

Demand for high-speed fibre Internet access is growing at a rapid pace among South African consumers and businesses as fibre to the home and to the business becomes available in more and more parts of South Africa. Yet the...

Paratus Telecoms turns on first FTTH in Namibia

Paratus Telecoms has become the first privately owned Pan-African operator to turn on Fibre to the Home (FTTH) in Namibia. Connected residents in Finkenstein estate, East of Windhoek, will now enjoy this world-class connectivity. The developers of Finkenstein Manor and...

Can FTTH bring an end to capped services in South Africa?

South Africa’s bandwidth pricing has experienced less dramatic reductions of late, after several years of more aggressive price drops - but, predicts Brian Timperley of Turrito Networks, a new round of disruption is due under the twin pressures of...
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Regular Vigilance Crucial for Spotting Software Breaches

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