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.
DFA appoints Heydon Hall as CIO
Dr Heydon Hall will develop and oversee the implementation of a robust and integrated IT strategy at DFA.
Fibre operator DFA to retrench employees
Dark Fibre Africa will consult with the affected staff on a range of restructuring options that are expected to be concluded by the end of March.
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.
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.
DFA CEO Andries Delport eyes telco sites in fibre push
The new CEO wants to use the experience from Vodacom to target mobile businesses, as the open-access fibre provider looks to grow its market share in SA.
Former Vodacom CTO Andries Delport appointed DFA CEO
Community Investment Ventures Holdings today announced Thinus Mulder will formally step down as CEO of its subsidiary DFA on 30 September.
DFA gets R12.3m US backing in rural SA fibre drive
The company receives funding from the US Trade and Development Agency to conduct a feasibility study in efforts to roll out affordable Internet to underserved populations.
Lack of IOT growth in SA was SqwidNet’s biggest undoing
Community Investment Ventures Holdings says the decision to wind-down operations of its Internet of things unit boils down to the technology failing to take off in SA.