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The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) may lay criminal charges against Thami Mtshali, the CEO of Wireless Business Solutions (WBS), after the company, which owns iBurst, allegedly replaced equipment the telecommunications regulator confiscated on Wednesday in order to

The Democratic Alliance has welcomed the action taken on Wednesday by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) against Wireless Business Solutions (WBS) Holdings. WBS, which owns iBurst and Broadlink, allegedly owes the regulatory authority millions of rand in outstanding

As much as 75% of telecommunications company Broadlink’s network in Gauteng is down after the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) raided the offices of parent Wireless Business Solutions (WBS) Holdings and apparently seized or unplugged equipment. Icasa’s move on

iBurst plans to offer broadband in rural areas in partnership with municipal councils. CEO Thami Mtshali says the company, which he says has turned the corner after a disastrous billing problem that lost it many customers, has identified

Wireless broadband operator iBurst claims that its business is starting to bounce back after a difficult period that saw it retrench employees, restructure its operations, and lose its chief executive. The company says that renewed focus on the consumer market, a new strategy and significant investments in infrastructure have all positioned it to start growing again.

Mike Brown, MD of wireless telecommunications operator Broadlink, has come a long way from his place of birth in Chingola in Zambia’s copper belt. Brown, 44, who spent the early part of his career at electronics group Nashua, is hoping to build Broadlink, a subsidiary of WBS Holdings in which he holds a minority stake, into a significant alternative infrastructure operator in the business market in SA