Telkom to connect fibre to Soweto

Telkom has just provided high-speed fibre Internet connection to Orlando West High School in Soweto.

“The internet will be an enabler for us as learners from the township,” said Orlando High student representative Thatho Mahlatsi.

“The teaching and learning environment will change drastically and [it] will open a whole new world for us.”

Telkom deployed a fibre connection to the school last week, which is also national World Telecommunications and Information Society Day (WTISD).

According to Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko who said “Our focus is to ensure that many South Africans are connected to quality and fast internet. With more people connected, the less the data will cost.”

“We want to say, here stood boys and girls with great ambitions to change the world. They reached for them and touched the world in ways that could never be imagined,” said Maseko.