Octotel is fibre to the home service provider. We were tasked with building a new, fresh, user friendly site which utilised a maps to show their coverage areas and allowed users to search if they are within an area covered by them.

I used google maps API for this project. They import their coverage areas from some GIS system (or they can manually create them in the admin area by clicking points on a map to create a coverage area). Each area has a status, ready, rolling out or planned. Those are represented by different colours on the map.

When a user searches it must inform them of the result but also allow them to either fill in an order form, or a preorder form if the service is not yet ready in their area.

If the area is covered by them it redirects to a results page with a listing of available fibre packages from various providers.

John McMurray is a freelance PHP developer. Experienced in PHP, Laravel and WordPress he can code anything you need.

Based in Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape I am available for PHP, Laravel or WordPress freelance jobs in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth. I also often do remote PHP freelance work all over South Africa and the rest of the world.