SPONSORS

The sponsors for the FTTH Council Africa 2017 Conference.

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CORNING

To keep pace with the world’s insatiable demand for bandwidth, Corning’s ground-breaking telecommunications innovations provide customers with solutions that bring high-quality broadband capabilities right to your doorstep.

www.corning.com

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VODACOM

Vodacom is a leading African mobile communication company providing a wide range of communication services including mobile voice, messaging, data and converged services to over 63 million customers. From our roots in South Africa, we have grown our mobile network business to include operations in Tanzania, DRC, Mozambique and Lesotho. The mobile networks cover a total population of approximately 200 million people. Through Vodacom Business Africa (VBA), we also offer business managed services to enterprises in over 40 countries across the continent. Vodacom is majority owned by Vodafone (65% holding) one of the world’s largest mobile communications companies by revenue.

www.vodacom.com

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COMMSCOPE

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion. Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers—we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.

www.commscope.com

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MAURITIUS TELECOM

Mauritius Telecom (MT) is the leading provider of ICT services and solutions in Mauritius. The company provides a large range of voice/data services using fixed-line, mobile & internet platforms. It also operates a countrywide fibre network and offers convergent services through its multiplay IPTV service. MT data centres offer server hosting, disaster recovery, business continuity and cloud services to local and regional customers. Mauritius Telecom is also a member of the SAT3/WASC/SAFE submarine cable consortium, EASSy submarine cable consortium, LION submarine cable consortium and LION 2 submarine cable consortium that operate and maintain undersea fibre cables in the Indian Ocean.

www.telecom.mu

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BKTEL

BKTel’s aim is the manufacture of technically leading products to the advantage of their customers. The term “engineering based” defines exactly BKtel’s orientation: The organisation serves solely to optimally support the creativity and flexibility of product and system development.

www.bktel.com

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CALIX

Calix is a leading global provider of broadband communications access systems and software. The Calix Unified Access portfolio allows service providers to connect to their residential and business subscribers and deploy virtually any service over fiber- and copper-based network architectures. With a growing customer base whose networks serve over 100 million subscriber lines in total, Calix is at the forefront of enabling the innovative ways that communications service providers deliver advanced broadband services and value to their customers.

www.calix.com

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CBi Electric Telecom

CBI ELECTRIC TELECOM CABLES (PTY) LTD is a leading local designer, manufacturer and supplier of both copper and optical fibre cable, supplying the telecommunications, industrial and data communications industry. The company offers a wide range of optical fibre cable and optical fibre solutions for current and future high bandwidth telecommunications infrastructure. Our optical fibre cable range includes specific customer engineered solutions for high bandwidth terrestrial optical networks, flexible access networks and high reliability data centres.

www.cbitele.com

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CONCILIUM TECHNOLOGIES

Concilium provides complete solution satisfaction in Telecommunications Test, Electronic Test and Broadcast infrastructure and test through combining an extensive range of products from leading international and local suppliers with the ability to deliver effective local value added services, in the verified belief that it’s the people that deliver the difference. We differentiate ourselves through highly trained and competent technical sales and support resources thus reducing reliance on offshore support with its inherent challenges. Concilium is a certified ISO9001:2008 facility ensuring consistent QOS.

www.concilium.co.za

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DSTV

MultiChoice is South Africa’s leading multi-channel digital satellite and pay-television destination, and has been operating for almost 25 years. Our philosophy is simple: we aim to enrich lives. We do this by offering great entertainment into the daily lives of our customers, and also ensuring we positively impact the communities in which we operate.

MultiChoice is wholly owned by MIH Holdings Proprietary Limited, a subsidiary of Naspers Limited. Forming part of the MultiChoice South Africa Group are M-Net, SuperSport and DStv Media Sales.

www.multichoice.co.za/

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HARDWARE DISTRIBUTION

Hardware Distribution is an official Prolabs distributor and supplies the complete range of cost effective Fibre Optic accessory products. Prolabs is a manufacturer and vendor, and their extensive range supports over 50 OEMs and includes multicoded optics, 1GB, 10GB, 40GB and 100G multimode and singlemode SFPs, 10G Copper SFPs, DWDM/CWDM and Bi-directional transceivers offering extended ranges – up to 160km. Active Ethernet and GPON vendors supported. Muxes/Demuxes and media converters are also supplied. Hardware Distribution has the Prolabs knowledge and expertise as well as the experience to effectively configure and design FTTx networks.

www.hardwaredistribution.co.za

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ISKRATEL

Iskratel delivers integrated solutions across telco, transportation, public safety and energy industries. By combining experience and know-how with creativity and innovation, Iskratel provides solutions that create value, help people, ensure safety, and increase efficiency. Iskratel leverages 70 years of ICT expertise to drive the digital transformation of the society, empowering service providers, industries, enterprises and governments to catalyse new business models while benefiting their communities.

www.iskratel.com/en

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LAMBDA TEST EQUIPMENT

Lambda Test Equipment is South Africa’s primary supplier of optical fibre test equipment and associated optical fibre preparation tools and accessories. In addition to the comprehensive optical fibre portfolio, Lambda Test Equipment also specialises in the supply of various transmission analysers.

www.lambdatest.co.za

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MICOS TELCOM DIVISION

Micos Telcom Division design and manufacture distribution boxes for FTTx network. We export into more than 38 countries worldwide and have 25 years’ experience in telco business. We manufacture closures, ODF’s, ODB’s and customized solutions for our clients.

http://telcom.micos.cz/en/

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PPC BROADBAND FIBER

PPC Broadband Fiber is Africa’s leader in ruggedised, spliceless, high quality FTTH technology, producing locally in South Africa. Through over 20 years of FTTH development, PPC uses the latest fiber techniques to bring new and enhanced products to the market that reduce the installation skill set, dramatically improve operations and maintenance costs through.

www.ppc-online.com

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SMARTLOCK

Smart Locking Logic is the leading developer and manufacturer of centrally managed advanced locking and tracking solutions. Since its establishment Smart Locking Logic has observed total commitment to be a major force within the access management industry. This commitment is reflected in our production processes, capabilities, technological expertise and commitment to service.

www.smartlockinglogic.com

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TANK INDUSTRIES

TANK INDUSTRIES a Division of ATC (PTY) LTD is a specialist manufacturer of telecoms, fibre optic, power and electronics accessories, with a 25-year track record of exporting world-class products for the global and pan-African market. As a subsidiary of the Reunert Group, Tank Industries is based in Cape Town, where it produces high quality tubing, enclosures, joints, connectors and more for the power and telecoms sectors.

www.tank.co.za

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TESMEC

Groupe Marais is the French fully owned subsidiary specialized in civil works equipment. The company, acquired by Tesmec on April, 8th 2015,  manufactures, rents and sales high performance trenching machines for the laying of fiber optic and electric cables, PVC or PE ducting and other flexible cables/ducts.

www.tesmec.com

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VHFIBRE

VH Fibre Optics (Pty) Ltd is a value-add distribution and installation service company which commenced business in October 2008 specializing in fibre optic network solutions. VH Fibre Optics has a comprehensive product range that is suitable for fibre optic networks in the Telecommunications, IT, Premise, Datacentre, Security and Industrial markets. We strive to provide our clients with the latest technologies.

www.vhfibre.co.za