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South African operators and government sign pact on balancing fibre provision with profitability

Friday 11 October 2019 | 10:20 CET | News
Seven telecommunications companies in South Africa have signed an agreement with the government outlining guiding principles for conduct in the fibre connectivity sector, BusinessReport reported. Dark Fibre Africa (DFA), which provides open access infrastructure and connectivity, said providers and the government had always agreed on the importance of making fibre available to everyone, but striking the balance between digital inclusivity and profitability "has proven challenging". 

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Altron / Dark Fibre Africa / DFA / Frogfoot Networks / Liquid Telecom / MTN South Africa / Vodacom South Africa
Countries: South Africa
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