Telecommunications service provider Vox through its subsidiary of integrated ICT, Frogfoot Networks, has secured a deal with Safari Investment SA to fibre up the business’ fibre in its property portfolio.
Safari Investments is a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and has R2.4bn worth of in property assets including various shopping centres in Atteridgeville, Heidelberg, Mamelodi, Sebokeng and Rustenburg.
The property company has confirmed its move from a Telkom contract to now acquiring an “exclusive’ partnership deal with Vox.
The new deal includes bundled packages that comprise of uncapped Internet at speeds up to 1Gbit/s, mobile data, patron analytics and an electronic advertising platform which can be used by Safari’s tenants to showcase their promotional items.
Installation will commence in the Safari properties soon with the retrofitting of the urban retail nodes. Safari will own all the passive infrastructure that will take place in all its properties, thereafter, Frogfoot will help administer and sustain the system as its exclusive open-access provider.
Vox CEO, Jacques du Toit said that having an open-access fibre network will help Safari to be able to differentiate their various properties and provide them with versatile solutions.