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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.