Dark Fibre Africa talks 5G opportunity

5G’s required fibre densification is positive news for infrastructure players like Dark Fibre Africa.

Apr 30, 2019

Vumatel, CIVH merger gets green light

The Competition Tribunal approves the proposed merger whereby Community Investment Ventures Holdings seeks to increase its shareholding in Vumatel.

Apr 8, 2019

Tribunal to decide on Vumatel, CIVH union

The Competition Tribunal hosts a competition hearing, as CIVH seeks to increase its shareholding in Vumatel.

Jun 13, 2018

Vumatel suitor foresees fibre market consolidation

Although there are many players in the market, in future the industry will consolidate, says Community Investment Ventures Holdings.

Jun 8, 2018

Vumatel to be sold to CIVH

Community Investment Ventures Holdings (CIVH) acquires 34.9% of Vumatel and enters into an agreement to acquire the remaining 65.1%.

May 7, 2018

Vumatel has a new CEO

The fibre-to-the-home provider welcomes Dietlof Mare, as CEO Niel Schoeman prepares to step into the chairman role.


COJ probes 'fraudulent' Fibrehoods, Vumatel contracts

The city alleges the companies were issued with fraudulent letters stating they have a valid agreement with the city to roll-out aerial fibre.

Oct 31, 2017

WIRUlink reaps rewards from Vumatel partnership

According to WIRUlinks' technical director Riaan Maree, this has provided a solid uptake in customer sign-ups.

Jul 17, 2017

Link Africa offloads some FTTH assets

The metro fibre provider agrees to sell some of its fibre-to-the-home assets to Vumatel.

Mar 2, 2017

Vumatel expands to KZN

The fibre connectivity company acquires Durban-based firm, Estate Connexions.

Dec 8, 2016

Vodacom extends fibre network

The telco increases its fibre reach in SA through two new strategic wholesale agreements.

Oct 20, 2016

Vumatel acquires Fibrehoods

Vumatel says the acquisition will help it to accelerate and build a connected South Africa faster.

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