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Gov’t to tax Internet use

It looks likely that Internet users will have to tighten their belts from next year. Finance minister Pravin Gordhan has raised the idea of introducing a tax on broadband use from 2014.
The minister has suggested that a rate of 50c/MB should apply, with a built-in escalation in the rate in subsequent tax years

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Afrihost in talks to buy Axxess

Internet service provider Afrihost is at an advanced stage of talks to acquire rival Axxess DSL, TechCentral has learnt from a well-placed industry source. Afrihost CEO Gian Visser confirms that the company is buying the entire share capital

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Q&A with Afrihost CEO Gian Visser

On Tuesday afternoon, Internet service provider Afrihost announced it was leaping feet first into SA’s rapidly escalating fixed-line broadband price war. Though it was partly in…

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Afrihost fires new salvo in broadband war

Internet service provider Afrihost has become the fourth Internet service provider to introduce cut-price ADSL bandwidth, undercutting the price of uncapped products announced by MWeb last…

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Afrihost throws its hat into the ring

The company that in many respects started SA’s broadband price war, Afrihost, says it will introduce low-cost and uncapped broadband packages from early next week. And…