South African govt allocates ZAR 2.5 bln for broadband

Wednesday 21 September 2016 | 11:20 CET | News
The South African government has allocated ZAR 2.5 billion for a push to roll out broadband networks across the country over the next three years, reports Bloomberg, calling this a potential boon to telecommunications carriers such as Telkom. The first phase of the project will provide eight sites with high-speed web access, Telecommunications Minister Siyabonga Cwele said in an interview. The government wants the entire country to have access to high-speed internet within the next four years.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: MTN / Telkom / Vodacom
Countries: South Africa
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