About us

Who We Are

Yangtze Optics Africa (YOA) Cable (Pty) Ltd, is an optical fibre cable manufacturer located in the Dube Trade Port Industrial Development Zone in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa.

Established in 2016, through the partnership of Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company (YOFC) and Mustek Limited (a JSE listed company), YOA Cables has already positioned itself as one of Africa’s leading fibre cable manufacturing facilities.

YOA Cable is well placed to leverage the 30-year history of manufacturing innovation of its principal shareholder YOFC, globally recognised as the largest manufacturer and supplier of optical fibre and optical fibre cable products.

YOFC is the only optical fibre manufacturer to utilise three manufacturing platforms, namely OVD, VAD and PCVD. This ensures that YOA Cable’s customers benefit from YOFC’s global leadership in the manufacturing of optical fibre.

How We Work

YOA Cable is a responsible employer that places emphasis on value for its people. YOA Cable is committed to offering equal opportunities by actively recruiting, training and retaining people from the designated groups e.g. Women, Youth and people with disabilities, within the technical, manufacturing and commercial fields.

In our efforts to enhance and build local specialist skills, YOA Cable participates in the YOFC Global Skills Transfer and Development Programme, which offers best-in-class manufacturing practices and support skills for optical fibre and optical fibre manufacturing plants based outside of China.

As part of YOA Cable’s commitment to develop local talent and expertise, the company has instituted various skills development programmes learnerships and Internships aimed at offering new graduates an opportunity to build up critical work experience and skills in a world-class manufacturing environment.

What We Do

Through our purpose-built fibre optical cable manufacturing facility, YOA Cable offers new-generation smart optical fibre cable solutions within the telecommunications, utilities, transportation, petrochemical and healthcare sectors, to meet local and African customer specifications and needs.

With our vertically integrated supply chain throughout the international YOFC Group, YOA Cable is able to benefit from the global sourcing of the highest quality raw materials, including a comprehensive range of single mode optical fibre (ITU-T G.652D, G.657 A1 & A2, G.656) and multimode fibre (OM2, OM3 and OM4) solutions, benchmarked at globally competitive rates to the benefit of our customers and stakeholders.