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South Africa: Telkom’s National Fibre Network Reaches 165,900-Km, March 2020

Telkom South Africa has reported that its national fibre network reached 165,900-km by March 2020, according to its annual results. This compares to 163,800-km by March 2019, 161,119-km by September 2018, 157,400-km by March 2018, 151,000-km by September 2017, and 149,000-km by March 2017 (see also South Africa: Telkom Increases National Fibre Network To 163,800-Km, March 2019). Telkom also reported that it had reached 455,553 fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) homes passed by March 2019, a 5.8% compared to 430,659 homes passed by March 2019, and 356,684 by March 2018. The operator said that it had 47,179 fibre-to-the-business (FTTB) connections by March 2020, a 25.9% increase compared to 37,476 in March 2019 and 24,088 in March 2018. In addition, 7,704 base stations were connected by fibre in March 2020, a 9.8% increase compared to 7,018 in March 2019, 6,791 in March 2018, and 5,928 by March 2017.

Source: Telkom SA

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