Aug 3, 2021

Herotel's fibre network passes 100K houses, businesses

The fibre network operator says this comes on the back of ongoing investments in the core and transmission network.

Jun 8, 2021

Herotel upgrades fibre customers to segment routing network

The fibre network operator, in collaboration with NEC XON, sets a target to migrate all fibre customers to its segment routing network by year-end.

Apr 12, 2021

Herotel positions to become national fibre player

Although the operator has announced compelling fibre prices, analysts say its footprint remains small, fragmented and mainly outside the main urban centres of the country.

Mar 16, 2021

Herotel targets 18 towns in WCape with fibre Internet

One week after announcing plans to aggressively deploy fibre in Mpumalanga and Limpopo, the company reveals similar plans in the Western Cape.

Mar 8, 2021

Herotel makes aggressive fibre play in Limpopo, Mpumalanga

The company is in the process of constructing 16 fibre networks in the two provinces, to connect over 50 000 households and businesses.

Dec 1, 2020

HeroTel notches up 100 000 fixed broadband subscribers

The fibre and wireless broadband services provider attracts 55 000 more customers to reach the 100 000 mark, securing a third-place market position.

Nov 26, 2020

HeroTel accelerates fibre deployment in Potchefstroom

HeroTel and Safricom merge their networks and operations in order to give residents and businesses access to “high-quality” Internet services.

Feb 12, 2020

HeroTel splashes R600m on acquisitions, eyes more

The local telco has to date spent millions acquiring over 40 local businesses, as part of its growth strategy, and seeks more this year.

Jan 24, 2019

HeroTel acquires Worcester-based BreedeNet

HeroTel adds BreedeNet to its acquisition portfolio, setting its vision of connecting all South Africans to affordable Internet.

Dec 12, 2018

Exclusive: HeroTel expands to the Free State

HeroTel expands into the Free State for the first time with the acquisition of Ntelecom in Bloemfontein.

Oct 22, 2018

HeroTel gains access to licensed spectrum with new acquisition

HeroTel and its ISPs will now have access to licensed spectrum because of the acquisition of VO Connect.

Sep 11, 2018

HeroTel makes 30th acquisition, eyes more

The acquisitive company snaps up Radioactive Telecommunications, a Hoedspruit-based wireless Internet service provider.

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