Frogfoot changes focus amid fibre overbuild in affluent areas
The fibre network operator is under pressure to service marginalised areas amid stiff competition in the local market.
CIVH merges Vumatel, DFA into one mega fibre company
Although the CIVH subsidiaries will be incorporated into a new infrastructure company, each business will initially continue to operate separately.
ISPs object to Vodacom buying Vumatel, DFA fibre assets
ISPA lodges objection with CompCom over Vodacom looking to buy co-controlling equity in CIVH’s fibre assets.
Remgro’s CIVH narrows losses as group doubles earnings
The fibre unit reduces losses through settlement of head office debt, resulting from two rights issues.
Vumatel buys non-controlling stake in rival Herotel
The deal comes as Herotel positions to become a national fibre player as competition in the SA market grows.
Vodacom makes mega fibre move with CIVH fibre assets
The telco will now hold a co-controlling 30% equity in a newly-formed fibre entity and has the option to acquire an additional 10% stake.
Women-led start-up wants share in fibre land grab
Terabit Technologies sets its sights on Africa’s fattening fibre market, with plans to expand operations to the rest of the continent.
Remgro swells CIVH shareholding in R3.7bn rights offer
Remgro is set to increase its shareholding in Community Investment Ventures Holdings after participating in the company’s rights offer.
Vodacom ramps up fibre plans, signalling multibillion investment
The multibillion-rand fibre investment plan is part of the company’s strategic direction of diversifying revenues from its mobile business.
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.
Vumatel rakes in R1bn as DFA’s revenue remains flat
COVID-19 accelerated the requirements for data and, in turn, assisted in the performance of the fibre business for the six months ended 31 December.