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DFA opens office in Zimbabwe

2019-07-30T06:56:00+02:00

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

DFA confirms that Reshaad Sha resigns from DFA / SqwidNet

2018-06-06T10:10:59+02:00

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

2017-09-23T16:46:23+02:00

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

2017-09-23T16:45:40+02:00

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

DFA to expand open access fibre network in George

2017-03-26T19:29:48+02:00

CENTURION, South Africa – 20 February 2017 – Residents and businesses of George will soon be benefitting from high-speed connectivity as national telecommunications provider Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) plans to deploy its world-class optical fibre network in the coastal town starting March 2017.

DFA to expand open access fibre network in George2017-03-26T19:29:48+02:00

South Africa’s DFA Automates and Virtualises Service Offerings Using Ciena Blue Planet

2017-09-23T17:11:19+02:00

HANOVER, Md, USA; CENTURION, South Africa – November 30, 2016 – Dark Fibre Africa (DFA), South Africa's leading provider of open-access fibre infrastructure, is deploying [Ciena]'s® (NYSE: CIEN) [Blue Planet] orchestration software to automate the delivery of Ethernet services across its existing multi-vendor network and provide more service flexibility and agility for their customers.

South Africa’s DFA Automates and Virtualises Service Offerings Using Ciena Blue Planet2017-09-23T17:11:19+02:00

Sigfox expanding its Global IoT network into South Africa in partnership with DFA

2017-03-26T19:29:49+02:00

LABÈGE, France; JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – 14 November 2016 – Today, Sigfox, the world’s leading provider of a global communication solution powering the Internet of Things (IoT), and its partner DFA announced the roll-out of the Sigfox network in South Africa – the largest economy and most industrialised nation on the African continent.

Sigfox expanding its Global IoT network into South Africa in partnership with DFA2017-03-26T19:29:49+02:00

DFA appoints new Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

2017-03-26T19:29:49+02:00

CENTURION, Gauteng – 7 November 2016 – DFA has appointed a new Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Praveen Govender. Govender will lead the formulation and execution of DFA’s sales strategy, as well as the company’s client-engagement strategy.

DFA appoints new Chief Sales and Marketing Officer2017-03-26T19:29:49+02:00

DFA welcomes new C-suite members

2017-03-26T19:29:50+02:00

CENTURION, Gauteng – 1 July 2016 – Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) has appointed Cilliers Steyn as their new Chief Financial Officer, effective 1 July 2016.

DFA welcomes new C-suite members2017-03-26T19:29:50+02:00