Right now, business Fibre in South Africa is only available where the cables have been installed and lit, but because of the benefits of Fibre, the number of businesses and homes switching to Fibre is on an ever-upward annual rise.
Actually, passing at least one trench filled with engineers and a roll of Fibre optic cable is not an uncommon sight when driving in northern Joburg.
Fibre may still be targeted to the affluent, but the more users of Fibre to the business, the cheaper it will become.
Let’s take a look at the future of business Fibre in South Africa:
A future of new connectivity
Although mentions of business Fibre in South Africa have exploded these last few years, Fibre in South Africa is not new.
In fact, it’s already been in existence for the last several years, but ECN reports that there’s a big boost in Fibre connectivity due to the Fibre infrastructure being rolled out.
Much of the infrastructure is being rolled out primarily in metropolitan areas; currently, Johannesburg and Cape Town have the greatest coverage: