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Octotel seeks to buy fibre networks after Samarlink acquisition

Thursday 4 February 2021 | 09:58 CET | News
Octotel is looking out for fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) networks to acquire, MyBroadband reported. The corporation has concluded the acquisition for an undisclosed sum of Samarlink, which has extensive FTTH reach on estates in the Plettenberg Bay neighbourhood. Octotel started its own residential and enterprise fibre roll-out in Plettenberg Bay in November and has passed 3,500 houses in the Plettenberg Bay CBD, Rothersands, Robberg Seashore Finish, Beachy Head Drive, Rugby, and Maplin areas.

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Companies: Octotel
Countries: South Africa
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