Connection Telecom celebrates 10 years of market-defining leadership

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Written by Connection-Telecom Editor on Friday, 21 November 2014

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Connection Telecom, the pioneering leader of enterprise voice over IP (VoIP) communications, celebrates a decade in business this month.

Growth with the market

From a standing start in 2004, the company took the lead in the key hosted segment of the South African enterprise telephony market in 2013, according to BMI-T's PBX and Emerging Voice Systems Market Study. Four short years before, it had launched its hosted IP PBX service, Telviva.

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Fibre land grab turns to gold rush

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Written by Connection-Telecom Editor on Friday, 24 October 2014

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In a recent article, Connection Telecom noted a spate of excellent low-cost fibre-based Internet offerings from a spread of providers, pointing out enormous benefits for customers of all sizes and fortunes.

And while there has been little to suggest any downside, signs are that a kind of gold fever is gripping the telco providers of eGoli, Cape Town and Durban, leaving customers feeling bombarded and bamboozled by unclear offerings, says Rob Lith, Co-founder and Director of Connection Telecom.

The following are tactics that customers should be wary of in this new era of abundant, well-priced access.

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Stake your claim, fibre land grab is on!

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Written by Connection-Telecom Editor on Tuesday, 07 October 2014

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The fibre roll-out race has been hotting up properly of late. Connectivity providers are falling over themselves to cover as much ground as possible with increasingly high-capacity fibre access at aggressive prices and with minimal lead times.

Fibre broadband Internet access is widely acknowledged as a foundation for digitally-enabled prosperity, as it "creates the platforms upon which users experience the Internet, and entrepreneurs and businesses innovate" (McKinsey & Co, Internet Matters). In addition, the Broadband Commission, a joint body of UNESCO and the ITU, found that for every 10% increase in broadband penetration, additional growth of 1.3% in the national GDP can be expected.

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