Properties and Services are assisting the supaTsela project by providing sleeves (special underground pipes) in which fibre optic cables will be placed. These fibre optic cables will be used to connect buildings on campus to the new network core as specified in the Network Blueprint.
Disruption to parking bays, traffic flow and landscapingIn order to provide these sleeves, considerable civil works are required. For example, the contractors for the civil works will be laying
The expected disruptions are as follows.
Work commenced last week so that some of the work could be completed before the second semester started and will be carried out over 16 weeks. While these disruptions can be frustrating, the benefits will be evident once all the new fibre optic cables are in place and all buildings are connected to the new network. For more information on the supaTsela project and the new network design, please refer to the project website: www.supatsela.uct.ac.za.
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