About Us

Highly Managed Fibre Optic Broadband Connectivity

MetroFibre Networx is a carrier class Ethernet (CE 2.0) infrastructure company, that today provides highly managed fibre optic broadband connectivity in South Africa.

Our customers, made up of service providers, resellers, residential and business properties, and consumers are able to take advantage of an array of services – tailored to meet their business needs. The MetroFibre Networx services offerings extend: High Speed Broadband Network Connectivity (up to 10Gbps), Voice Over IP (Telephone, PBX), Video Conferencing, Data (VPN), Off-site Data Recovery/Data-Backup, Email/Application Hosting, Cloud Computing, Internet and CCTV Security Monitoring, all of which is delivered on the back of a single MetroFibre Networx fibre Installation.

Our ability to connect to a host of world class providers, provide broadband services, as well deliver data and applications across the cloud – all on the same fibre installation, enables our customers to choose, match and integrate the right connectivity solution for their business – at a cost that they can afford.

Our History

Established in 2010, MetroFibre Networx is a South African owned and managed open access fibre network and broadband fibre provider, based in Gauteng. Today MetroFibre owns and manages South Africa’s first globally compliant Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) open access fibre network, over which it connects in excess of 60 cloud, application, voice and Internet Service Providers with their customers. The company enjoys active shareholding and board representation from Sanlam Private Equity (SPE), which invested in the company in 2013 to grow its own fibre network.

The MetroFibre leadership team consists of Executive Chairman and CEO Steve Booysen, formerly CEO at ABSA Bank, founding members Chief Technical Officer Johan van der Lith and Eugene Slabbert Head of Network Planning and Project Management, as well as Financial Director Hendrik Opperman, Head of Wholesale Sales Gary Webster, Head of Operations Pieter Jordaan, Head of FTTH Sales Jacques de Villiers and Head of Human Resources Ntsiki Ntuli.

MetroFibre Networx is a MEF Forum member and is licensed by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) to provide electronic communications services as well as electronic communications network services.

MetroFibre Executive Commitee

Dr. Steve Booysen

Executive Chairman / Chief Executive Officer

Hendrik Oppermann

Financial Director

Johan van der Lith

Chief Technical Officer

Gary Webster

Head of Wholesale

Jacques de Villiers

Head of FTTH

Pieter Jordaan

Head of Operations

Ntsiki Ntuli

Head of Human Resources

Eugene Slabbert

Project Management Executive