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South Africa: Telkom Expands Fibre Network By 10,000-Km During 2018

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Telkom South Africa has reported that its national fibre network reached 161,119-km by 30 September 2018, according to its interim 2018 results. This compares to 157,400-km by March 2018, 151,000-km by September 2017, and 149,000-km by March 2017 (see South Africa: Telkom Reaches 300,506 FTTH Homes Passed, September 2017). “We have seen our national optical footprint expanding by over 10,000 kilometres to 161,119 kilometres”, said Telkom in its interim results. Telkom South Africa also reported that it had reached 393,101 fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) homes passed by September 2018, a 30.8% increase compared to 300,506 homes passed by September 2017. The operator also reported that 2,286,595 homes were passed with fibre-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) by September 2018, a 7.7% increase compared to 2,123,523 in September 2017.

Source: Telkom SA

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