Vodacom SA extends FTTH network

2 Jun 2016

Vodacom South Africa has revealed that coverage of its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network now reaches 37 estates and gated communities in Gauteng, Western Cape and Durban. According to a report by MyBroadband, the operator is planning to roll out its fibre-optic broadband service, which was first launched in Cape Town in September 2014, to a further 190 estates across the country.

As reported by TeleGeography’s CommsUpdate, Vodacom revealed last month that its own fibre network passes around 25,000 homes. The telco added that it was willing to team up with other domestic telecoms operators to deploy FTTH infrastructure in a bid to reduce costs, adding that it will also consider acquisitions of smaller fibre providers to grow its presence in the sector.

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