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Vumatel extends network to Polokwane

Thursday 14 May 2020 | 11:13 CET | News
Vumatel has extended its fibre network to Polokwane, promising residents stable internet access at fast speeds, reports ITWeb. Vumatel CCO Simon Butler says the company's fibre infrastructure has already been completed in several areas in Polokwane. The expansion by Vumatel is taking place at a time when South Africa is still under Covid-19 lockdown, which has forced most people to work from home, throttling broadband services due to high demand.

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Companies: Vumatel
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