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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

DFA acquires stake in SADV wholesale open access FTTH business

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

CENTURION, Gauteng – 12 April 2016 – DFA, South Africa's leading provider of open-access fibre infrastructure, today announces that it has acquired a significant minority stake in SA Digital Villages (SADV), which has a proven track record in the FTTH market segment.

DFA acquires stake in SADV wholesale open access FTTH business2017-03-26T19:29:50+02:00

Resignation of CEO, Gustav Smit

2017-03-26T19:29:51+02:00

CENTURION, Gauteng – 9 March 2016 – Gustav Smit, the Chief Executive Officer of DFA, announced his resignation. Gustav cofounded DFA some 9 years ago and has grown the company to the extent that today it employs over 400 people and has built out an open access fibre network of more than 9000 km.

Resignation of CEO, Gustav Smit2017-03-26T19:29:51+02:00

DFA on a drive to employ 20% more staff

2017-03-26T19:29:51+02:00

CENTURION, Gauteng – 15 June 2015 – In order to meet the growing demand for fibre connectivity in South Africa, DFA is embarking on an aggressive employment drive to grow its own staff compliment by more than 20% over the next 3 months, coupled by increasing its outsourced capacity. This is on the back of the company’s recent announcement to increase its number of business endpoints to 20 000 by March 2016.

DFA on a drive to employ 20% more staff2017-03-26T19:29:51+02:00

DFA sets business connections target at 20,000

2017-03-26T19:29:51+02:00

CENTURION, Gauteng – 2 June 2015 – DFA aims to establish 20,000 business connections by March 2016, the end of its current financial year. This is significantly more than the company currently has in its fibre-to-the-business network.

DFA sets business connections target at 20,0002017-03-26T19:29:51+02:00

DFA brings fibre to businesses in KZN

2017-03-26T19:29:52+02:00

CENTURION, Gauteng – 1 December 2014 – On Monday 24th November DFA launched its Umhlanga Tachyon Node, in La Lucia, KwaZulu Natal.

DFA brings fibre to businesses in KZN2017-03-26T19:29:52+02:00

DFA wins case against Msunduzi Municipality

2017-03-26T19:29:52+02:00

CENTURION, Gauteng – 1 October 2014 – Today, the Supreme Court of Appeal ruled in favour of Dark Fibre Africa to continue with the building of a fibre optic network in the Msunduzi municipality.

DFA wins case against Msunduzi Municipality2017-03-26T19:29:52+02:00

Dark Fibre Africa refinances R3.5 billion debt facilities

2017-03-26T19:29:52+02:00

SANDTON, Gauteng – 2 July 2014 – Dark Fibre Africa (RF) Pty Ltd (“DFA”) has recently announced that it has entered into a refinance agreement with a syndicate of lenders to provide R3.5 billion of corporate debt facilities.

Dark Fibre Africa refinances R3.5 billion debt facilities2017-03-26T19:29:52+02:00

DFA to overcome last-mile barrier

2017-03-26T19:29:52+02:00

CENTURION, Gauteng – 17 February 2014 – Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) is in the process of acquiring South Africa-based Conduct, in a move to overcome the last mile barrier and give enterprises across South Africa easy access to fibre connectivity.

DFA to overcome last-mile barrier2017-03-26T19:29:52+02:00