Will your area get 40Mbps VDSL?

A list of regions has emerged where Telkom has already upgraded its network or is planning to upgrade its network

By - January 13, 2013
Telkom 40Mbps

Telkom has recently announced that a few areas in Gauteng, Cape Town and Durban will get 20Mbps and 40Mbps VDSL at launch (March 2013), with various other regions’ broadband networks set to be upgraded by 2015.

Telkom said that they are planning to launch 20Mbps and 40Mbps VDSL services on 4 March 2013 around the 52 upgraded street distribution cabinets in Benmore Gardens, Fourways and Waterkloof in Gauteng; Durban North in Kwa-Zulu Natal and Durbanville in the Western Cape.

In the next year or two, Telkom is planning to convert numerous additional areas to support the higher broadband speeds. This will happen in partnership with Telkom’s partners and contractors.

An unofficial list of regions which are set for upgrades was provided to MyBroadband. It should be noted that the list did not come from Telkom, and it should therefore be seen as a rough guideline rather than an official rollout plan.

Planned 20Mbps and 40Mbps VDSL rollouts

Johannesburg region Pretoria region Western Cape region Kwazulu-Natal Eastern Cape Other areas
Aasvoelkop Brakfontein Altria Austerville Beacon Bay Bloemfontein
Bardene Bronberg Atlantis Cato Manor Cambridge Clare Estate
Bedfordview Celtisdal Bellville Chatsworth Charlo Dan Pienaar
Benmore Gardens Doornkloof Bergvliet Congella Clarendon Kimberley
Boksburg Elarduspark Bloubergstrand Durban North East London Middelburg
Boksburg East Eldoraigne Bothasig Effingham George Nelspruit
Bromhof Erasmusrand Brackenfell Fynnland Greenacres Potchefstroom
Bryanston Hatfield Camps Bay Gateway Hunters Retreat Rustenburg
Crowthorne Hennopspark Constantia Kwamashu Knysna Secunda
Dainfern Heuweloord Durbanville La Lucia Linton Grange Welkom
Eastleigh Highveld Epping Malvern Newton Park
Edenvale Lynnwoodglen Fishhoek Maryvale Parsons Hill
Edenway Lyttelton Foreshore Mobeni Heights Plettenbergbaai
Elspark Persequor Goodwood Montclair Port Elizabeth
Farmall Queenswood Grassy Park Montford Schoenmakerskop
Fourways Roohuiskraal Houtbaai Mount Edgecombe Summerstrand
Honeydew Ryneveldpark Kenmere Newlands West Theesecombe
Kelvin Swartkop Kommetjie Overport Walmer
Kyalami Race Track Three rivers Kraaifontein Pietermaritzburg
Lanseria Verwoerdburgstad Maitland Reservois Hills
Linden Waterkloof Melkbosstrand Rossburgh
Maroeladal Wilkoppies Milnerton Sea Cow Lake
Melrose Arch Zwavelpoort Muizenberg Shallcross
Noordrand Noordhoek Springfield
Olivedale Pinelands Tollgate
Randburg Scarborough Umdloti beach
Rosebank Sea Point Umgeni
Sunninghill Park Simonstown Umhlanga Rocks
Sunward Soutrevier Wentworth
Steenberg Westville
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