DFA opens office in Zimbabwe


DFA today opened its office in Harare, Zimbabwe, marking its first network expansion into African markets outside of South Africa.

DFA opens office in Zimbabwe2019-07-30T06:56:00+02:00

Dark Fibre Africa sees 5G as big growth opportunity


Dark Fibre Africa sees fifth-generation (5G) wireless broadband networks as a big growth opportunity as the infrastructure needed to power these networks will require extensive fibre backhaul to [...]

Dark Fibre Africa sees 5G as big growth opportunity2019-07-18T12:32:27+02:00

Meeting the changing needs of clients


Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) is the premier open-access fibre optic company in South Africa, providing its clients with the infrastructure they need to run their businesses. Vino Govender, Acting Chief Strategy Officer, discusses the role of enterprise mobility and the evolution of digital technologies.

Meeting the changing needs of clients2018-06-06T10:12:08+02:00

DFA confirms that Reshaad Sha resigns from DFA / SqwidNet


DFA regrets to inform that their Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer on SqwidNet, Reshaad Sha has officially resigned from his position, he joined DFA in 2013 and has an exemplary service record with the company taking it from strength to strength over the years.

DFA confirms that Reshaad Sha resigns from DFA / SqwidNet2018-06-06T10:10:59+02:00

SA Internet penetration to reach 40% in 2017


JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – 19 July 2017 – The South African Internet user population passed the 20-million mark for the first time last year, reaching 21 million, and is expected to grow to at least 22.5 million in 2017. This is the main finding of the Internet Access in South Africa 2017 study released today by World Wide Worx with the support of Dark Fibre Africa (DFA), the country’s leading provider of wholesale open-access fibre connectivity.

SA Internet penetration to reach 40% in 20172017-09-23T16:46:23+02:00

DFA successfully raises R1.25 billion of funding


CENTURION, South Africa – 30 May 2017 – DFA, South Africa's leading provider of open-access fibre infrastructure, announces that it has successfully secured additional term-debt funding of R1.25 billion. This follows the extension and increase to R1.1 billion of its revolving credit facility in December 2016. The debt facilities will be used to refinance a maturing term loan and to finance the continued expansion of DFA’s extensive open-access national metro fibre footprint.

DFA successfully raises R1.25 billion of funding2017-09-23T16:45:40+02:00