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Discover hybrid cloud excellence at speeds of up to 10Gbps! WHEN & WHERE: 25 Aug 2015, 08:00 AM - 11:30 AM| Microsoft SA, 3012 William Nicol, Bryanston Microsoft, MetroFibre Networx and Global Micro Solutions would like to invite you to a session focused on demonstrating how the partnership...
“We think being part of this global effort is the best way to go for us and our customers .” — Gary Williams, Head of Pre-Sales Engineering, MFN The first South African service provider to join the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), Metrofibre networx (MFN) has been working to spread the word about MEF...
While other African countries like Kenya, Nigeria and Mauritius have all started rolling out Fibre-To-The-Home and Fibre-To-The-Cabinet, there’s been a strange commercial caution in South Africa. What should have been one of the first counties to get into the game hasn’t been. It’s spent a lot of...
Roy Kruger, the Technical Advisor to the Minister of Communications, Dina Pule, gave his full support to the MEF (Metro Ethernet Forum’s) push into South Africa, stating that telecommunication service providers should join the industry standards body to accelerate connectivity and broadband...
MEF (Metro Ethernet Forum) and Metrofibrenetworkx bring Government, telcos, ISPs, Data Centres, Equipment Vendors and Enterprise together in bid to connect the country’s networks.The African continent’s most influential gathering of Ethernet related companies will converge on at the Axiz Workgroup...
By Bonnie Tubbs, ITWeb journalist. Johannesburg, 8 Oct 2012 SA is “ahead of the curve” in terms of infrastructure for LTE, according to MEF founder Gary Williams. While SA may be lagging behind in terms of physical deployment of long-term evolution (LTE) technology, it is ahead of the curve with...
Weeks after independent fibre operator Metrofibre Networx completed the roll-out of high-speed fibre-optic access infrastructure to Rivonia in Johannesburg, the company has announced it has extended the network to Linbro Business Park, a giant office park complex east of Sandton. Metrofibre Networx...
Independent telecommunications infrastructure operator Metrofibre Networxhas extended its “open-access” fibre network across the Johannesburg suburb of Rivonia, meaning businesses and some residential homes in the area can now get high-speed Internet connections of up to 1Gbit/s. The area covered...
Gary Williams of Metrofibre networx and founding member of the Metronet Ethernet Forum in South Africa, says the government should do more to license the spectrum. Gary Williams of Metrofibre networx and founding member of the Metronet Ethernet Forum in South Africa Date: Mon, 10/01/2012 - 12:31...

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