Background

Broadband First Technologies (Pty) Ltd is a South African black owned Information Communication Technology & Services Company established by entrepreneurial professionals who collectively have more than 40 years experience in the ICT industry.

The Company was established in 2015 and focuses on providing information and communication technology (ICT) professional solutions and enterprise solutions to both Corporate and Government.

Our diverse expertise in the ICT industry gives us the edge that enables us to identify the right partners and alliances to engage and work with, as a means to realise our objectives. The appropriate combination of shareholder blend, credibility and a set of world-class skills, allows Broadband First Technologies to carve its rightful niche in the ICT industry.

WHY Broadband First Technologies

Our commitment to the customer is to offer innovative solutions of the best quality to exceed customers’ expectations. Broadband First Technologies staff members are trained on the importance of working according to the Company’s high quality standards.

Meet Our Team

Broadband First Technologies personnel consist of technicians and engineers who collectively have more than 50 years experience in the telecommunications and IT field. The team has hands-on experience in the following technologies:

Eric Thwala

Managing Director

Mr. Thwala worked for Ericsson SA and his involvement was in planning and optimising GSM networks in the following countries: Poland, Russia, UAE, Zimbabwe and Sweden.

Muriel Mbedzi

Operations Director

Muriel Mbedzi has extensive experience as an Administration Manager with over 12 years’ experience in various organisations and at least 3 years’ experience as a Project Manager in Telecommunication industry.

Obed Malapane

Senior Technician

Mr. Malapane has extensive experience in telecommunication specialising in radio frequency equipment installation. He has been involved in installation of base stations (green fields, rooftops, expansions etc). He was involved in installation of the Distributed Antenna System (DAS) in a number of buildings, for example the SABC, Sandton square, etc.

Nyiko Silinda

Senior Technician

Nyiko is a senior technician with over ten years of working experience in the ICT environment. Nyiko holds a Certificate in Computer Technical Support Rosebank College. He has sound software and hardware knowledge and has been exposed to systems such as Linux, Ubiquity network, Cambium Network, ZTE wireless AP’s, Huawei AP with Switches and MikroTik Routers.

Phakedi Mphela

Senior Technician

Phakedi is a senior technician with over six years of working experience in the ICT environment. Phakedi holds a Programming Diploma and a Master Networking Engineering Diploma from Rosebank College and Torque-it respectively.

Our Core Values

  • Competency
  • Integrity
  • Partnership
  • Efficiency
  • Total quality

Vision and Mission

Broadband First Technologies is positioned to be a pre-eminent player in the provision of ICT services and solutions. The sector has been chosen because it matches the technical skills and expertise of the stakeholders. We aspire to provide leading edge world-class solutions and services with global reach and unparalleled regional depth, while setting the highest standards of operational excellence .