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Internet Solutions-owned Wi-Fi hotspot provider AlwaysOn has taken an axe to its prices, albeit on a promotional basis, cutting the price of access to just R29/month for 10GB of data. Though the promotion ends on 31 January 2015, anyone signing up for the promotional deal will get the low price for a year

Dimension Data division Internet Solutions has announced it is acquiring MWeb Business as well as the core network assets of the MWeb Internet service provider business and Optinet. The businesses are owned

French carrier Wi-Fi specialist Nomosphere, part of the Nomotech Group, has announced plans to expand in South Africa. It will open a subsidiary in Johannesburg, its first office outside France, as it looks to take advantage of an expected boom in Wi-Fi demand in Africa. Wireless Access

Dimension Data’s Internet Solutions (IS) has increased its shareholding in Wi-Fi provider AlwaysOn from 51% to 100% for an undisclosed sum, IS announced on Thursday. IS acquired its original 51% stake in AlwaysOn, which has hotspots in 1 400 locations in South Africa

Want access to as many as 12m Wi-Fi hotspots around the world, free of charge? That’s effectively what Naspers-owned Internet service provider MWeb is promising as part of a deal it’s signed with Spanish company Fon, which claims to offer the world’s

MWeb plans to tackle the incumbents in the public Wi-Fi hotspot market in South Africa with an aggressively priced offering of its own. The Internet service provider, which is owned by media group Naspers, plans to launch the product this weekend at Canal Walk, a large shopping mall near Cape

Telkom Mobile is offering free Wi-Fi-based Internet access to South Africans for free as part of a promotion that ends on 15 December. The free access, of up to an hour a day, is available at 1 500 hotspots around the country and no data caps apply

A thick Australian accent belies the fact that digital agency Quirk’s CEO, 37-year-old Justin Spratt, is a South African and African at heart. “I f***ing love this place,” he says colourfully when I meet with him at the company’s Sandton offices. “I’m exceptionally passionate about Africa in general,” he quickly adds

Owners of Samsung smartphones and tablet computers will get 1GB/month of data at AlwaysOn hotspots for 12 months at no charge. The offer applies to Samsung devices purchased after March 2010 and users with multiple products will get 1GB/month of data for each device. Users must

The legal action brought by Wi-Fi hotspot specialist WirelessG against minority shareholder Vodacom is a “desperate attempt” to save its business, the mobile operator has argued in papers filed at the high court. The allegation is a contained an affidavit signed by