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Plessey wins fibre infrastructure contract

Tuesday 18 September 2012 | 14:27 CET | News
South Africa's Plessey has been awarded a contract for equipping Emalahleni (formerly Witbank) and Middelburg with fibre infrastructure for broadband access by February 2013. The infrastructure project for the towns is part of a ZAR 3.5-billion national network being constructed over the next several years to provide broadband access to under-serviced areas. The project involves laying some 121km of optical fibre in a ring around each town and in a link that connects them, IT-Online reported. The project will increase bandwidth for broadband users in the two towns and reduce internet

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