Dartcom opens fibre factory in Pretoria with Furukawa Electric's OFS

Thursday 26 October 2017 | 10:34 CET | News
Dartcom Fibre Solutions has launched a new fibre factory near Mamelodi in Pretoria that will produce about 12,000 km of fibre-optic cabling a year at peak, reports Techcentral. The company is controlled by New GX Capital, an investment group focused on energy and telecommunications and founded by Dartcom chairman Khudu Pitje. He said the facility is being constructed in partnership with OFS, part of the Furukawa Electric Company.

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Companies: Dartcom / Furukawa Electric / OFS
Countries: South Africa
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