Residents from Constantia in Cape Town launched a request for proposals on 27 February 2015 as part of a drive to get fibre-to-the-home in their neighbourhood.
According to the residents group it is planning to engage with a number of fibre service providers and identify the most favourable proposal.
The group said it supports an open-access fibre model, and believes that there is room for multiple service providers.
The successful service provider will be appointed at the end of March, and fibre-to-the-home sign-ups will also start then.
What Constantia residents said
Constantia residents were asked to share their views regarding their broadband needs, and the results were telling.
98% of Constantia residents, where the majority have broadband speeds of 4Mbps or less, said they would like a fast fibre broadband connection at home.
The following graphs show the feedback from the Constantia residents regarding their broadband needs.