Our history

Broadband Infraco

2007-2018 Broadband Infraco's History

April 2007

Independent governance established for Broadband Infraco with the convening of the new Board of Directors

May 2007

Extensive commercial processes completed to procure equipment for national long-distance network completion

June 2007

First sections of new Broadband Infraco network commissioned

July 2007

Initial national long-distance connectivity provided to Neotel for testing purposes

Feb 2008

Promulgation of the “Broadband Infraco Act 33 of 2007” by the President of South Africa which provided for the establishment of the entity as a new State-Owned Enterprise