About Us

FastNet has been serving South African businesses for over 23 years, providing a range of communications services primarily in the Machine to Machine and Wireless Connectivity Solutions. Our profile is available here.

We provide

  • Connectivity for banking terminals
  • Wireless and fixed connectivity services for small and medium sized businesses
  • Back up to ADSL / VSAT / fibre lines
  • Temperature and condition monitoring for perishable goods
  • Electricity and water monitoring systems
  • High value asset tracking
  • Monitoring of standby generators
  • Tank level monitoring
  • Wi-Fi solutions

We were the first company in South Africa to use radio technology to connect credit card terminals to the banking system and have maintained our lead in this market by offering GSM / 3G POS solutions suitable for all retailers.

FastNet was also the first communications service provider in South Africa to obtain Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance meaning that we conform to the standards required by VISA and MasterCard for transmission of credit and debit card information.

We operate our own independent MPLS core network with fast fibre interconnections and several layers of redundancy. We are also licensed by ICASA as an Electronic Communications Network Service (ECNS) provider and an Electronic Communications Service (ECS) provider.

FastNet offers a national installation and support service from our four regional offices in Pretoria, Durban, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.

With about 200 staff we have the capability to install and support innovative communications solutions designed specifically for your business.

FastNet is a company under Gyro, within the Telkom Group.

Press Contacts

For media related enquiries, please contact us by email or tweet us at @FastNetZA.