Cape Town residents fighting for fibre

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.

Constantia residents
Constantia residents broadband feedback

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