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Vodacom signs R1bn deal to exploit Prasa’s fibre-optic network

23/09/2016 - 15:12

VODACOM scored its second government contract in a week after it entered into a 15-year agreement worth R1bn with the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa). 

The agreement, which was signed with Prasa subsidiary Intersite Asset Investments, will see Vodacom Business provide Prasa with products and services such as virtual private network connectivity and hosted exchange platforms, which the rail agency can resell to its customers. About 2.5-million passengers on Prasa’s Metrorail ... 


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