Link Africa Supports Small Businesses

Link Africa Supports Small Business During Tough Economic Times

Fresh on the heels of a highly successful and popular “Double your line speed” promotion that offered to double the customers’ speed of their packages on our Link Africa network, we are embarking on yet another program, this time to assist Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) to cope with challenges of the current economic slowdown. 
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Link Africa and Supersonic

Link Africa Expands Its Reach with a Supersonic Partnership

We continue to work tirelessly to ensure that more and more South Africans have access to broadband fibre. In the second week of May 2020, we announced that we had added Supersonic, yet another major national Internet service provider (ISP), on our network. With operations in KwaZulu Natal, Gauteng, and Western Cape, Supersonic will now be servicing areas as far as Amanzimtoti, the greater South Coast as well as greater Pretoria amongst others.
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Link Africa Fibre and Corona Virus Contribution

Link Africa’s Contribution to the Global Crisis – Update

Update: Press Release – 25 March 2020

Link Africa eases the burden on the economy under pressure with comprehensive special packages for both their fibre to the home and small businesses. 
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We will make fibre prices more affordable.
We will reach more people.

We are excited to announce that we have officially acquired Internet Solutions’ fibre optic network, with over 400 points of presence across South Africa.

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Link Africa: Belief in Youth

The future of our country is based on the infrastructure that we lay in the ground now.”

Link Africa, a leading Fibre provider, has recently appointed young leaders to drive their brand, nationally. With a strong sense of ‘Belief in Youth’, Link Africa aims to magnify their presence by placing strategic leadership roles in the hands of the ‘younger generation’. 
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Link Africa: Newcastle Businesses invited to the party.

Newcastle had been added to Link Africa’s existing Fibre to the Business (FTTB) network.

With a strong fibre footprint within all the major cities in South Africa, including: Pretoria, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Pietermaritzburg and Durban, Newcastle has now officially been invited to the ‘party’.

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High Speed Fibre: No longer a ‘metropolitan privilege’

Link Africa Open Access fibre is now live in outlying districts of the Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.

Link Africa is currently rolling out open access fibre in the smaller districts nationally; allowing suburbanites within more remote areas to finally have access to, what once was, a somewhat ‘metropolitan privilege’.

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Link Africa’s Aggressive FTTH Roll-out & Stronger Key Partnerships

Link Africa is a leader in building and operating open access fibre networks with thousands of kilometres already deployed in metropolitan areas throughout South Africa. Link Africa has a fibre footprint in all of the major cities including Pretoria, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Pietermaritzburg and Durban. The company is one of South Africa’s fastest growing providers of cost-effective, high-speed Open Access telecommunications infrastructure. Read more

Link Africa sells FTTH assets to Vumatel

As one of South Africa’s leading fibre optic network operators, Link Africa has recently experienced an unprecedented and substantial demand for fibre to the business (FTTb) connections whilst continuing to steadily grow the fibre to the home (FTTh) network. This has resulted in Link Africa’s resources being stretched between FTTb and FTTh demands.

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Link Africa wins landmark ruling against landlords indulging anti-competitive behaviour

On 24 October, 2016, Link Africa launched an urgent high court interdict application in the Durban High Court. The reason? A landlord was denying our team the right to provide fibre optic internet to our clients on the property.

One of the intrinsic tenets upon which the fibre industry is built is the right to “open access”: the idea that the internet is not owned by any one firm, landlord or municipal body, and can be provided to tenants by any specialist service provider. This makes pricing, availability and service competitive and healthy across the board.

For years, many landlords have struck exclusive deals with Internet Service Providers to gate off access to outside firms. These exclusivity deals fly in the face of open access and are patently illegal.

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