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Telkom targets 1 mln fibre connections by 2018

Tuesday 8 September 2015 | 12:20 CET | News
South Africa operator Telkom announced a significant milestone in its broadband roll-out with 38,000 homes connected to fibre at the end of August and 1,317 LTE sites added to the network. The company will double the fibre roll-out to 70,000 homes by December and will have capacity to connect 150,000 homes by March 2016 and 500,000 by December 2016. By 2018, Telkom targets access for 1 million homes to fibre. Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko told delegates attending the Southern African Telecommunications Networks and Applications Conference (SATNAC) that Telkom is committed to democratising broadband

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