Dark Fibre Africa Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2007

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 608

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A
  • (Upcoming)

  • Financing Rounds
  • 8

  • Investments
  • 4

Dark Fibre Africa General Information

Description

Provider of optical fiber network intended for telecommunications operators, internet service providers, media conglomerates, tertiary education institutions, municipalities and government organizations. The company specializes in building, installing, maintaining and financing fiber-optic networks to transmit metro and long-haul telecommunications traffic, thereby helping clients with their connectivity needs.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Fiberoptic Equipment
Other Industries
Internet Service Providers
Telecommunications Service Providers
Corporate Office
  • 96 Koranna Avenue
  • Doringkloof
  • Gauteng, 0157
  • South Africa
+27 012 000 0000

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Dark Fibre Africa Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Post-Val Status Debt

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Dark Fibre Africa Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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Gauteng, South Africa
608 As of 2022
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Dark Fibre Africa Competitors (21)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Liquid Intelligent Technologies Private Equity-Backed London, United Kingdom 0000 00000 00 000000
Safaricom Corporate Backed or Acquired Nairobi, Kenya 0000 00000 00000000000 00000
Link Africa Formerly PE-Backed Durban, South Africa 000 00.000 00000000000 00.000
Seacom (Internet Service Providers) Private Equity-Backed Cape Town, South Africa 000 00000 000000000 00000
CMC Networks Private Equity-Backed Sandton, South Africa 000 000000&0
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Dark Fibre Africa Executive Team (17)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Jacques Gryzenhout Chief Financial Officer, Excecutive Director & Board Member
Heydon Hall Chief Information Officer
Praveen Govender Chief Sales Officer and Marketing Officer
Sipho Makhubela Non-Executive Director & Board Member
Wesley Nash Chief Operations Officer
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Dark Fibre Africa Board Members (14)

Name Representing Role Since
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Dark Fibre Africa Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Dark Fibre Africa Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Dark Fibre Africa Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
SA Digital Villages 01-Apr-2016 000000000 Internet Service Providers 0000000 0
MCT Telecommunications 22-Oct-2014 0000000000 Telecommunications Service Providers
Conduct Telecommunications 19-Feb-2014 0000000000 Fiberoptic Equipment 0000000 0
MCT Telecommunications Secondary Transaction - Private Telecommunications Service Providers
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Dark Fibre Africa Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
MCT Telecommunications Telecommunications Service Providers Gauteng, South Africa 0000
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Dark Fibre Africa Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
SA Digital Villages 01-Apr-2016 000000000 Completed
  • 0000 00000 000000
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