FibreCo is a joint venture between Cell C, Convergence Partners and Dimension Data. Dating back to 2009, these innovative players in the ICT Sector came together with a common goal to build a network which would offer significantly higher national transmission capacity with efficient pricing in order to bring affordable, high-speed internet to ordinary South Africans.
Behind The Scenes
Collectively, these shareholders bring a solid track record of financing, implementing and operating large-scale ICT operations. Each shareholder contributes a unique set of skills and resources to FibreCo.
Dimension Data is a South African company specialising in information technology services and, over the last three decades, has established itself as global leader in the provision and management of specialist IT infrastructure solutions and services. Dimension Data has operations in over 58 countries with over 23,000 employees and over 6,000 clients and is a member of the NTT Group.
South Africa’s third largest mobile operator which offers a wide range of products and services, including voice, data and messaging services to more than 19 million customers. Offering some of the best value in the market, Cell C prides itself on its innovative product offerings and services. CellC is owned by Oger Telecom Limited who is a leading emerging market telecoms group, and controls Turk Telekom. Oger Telecom is in turn controlled by Saudi Oger and Saudi Telecom Company.
Pan-African strategic investor in the ICT sector: Convergence Partners focus on companies in all phases of development, from VC to large established ICT companies. The have a strong competency in greenfields telecommunications infrastructure, including, Seacom undersea cable, new Dawn satellite and FibreCo.