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Interview: Rain CEO Duncan Simpson-Craib

Broadlink and iBurst parent Wireless Business Solutions is now called Rain. Its CEO, Duncan Simpson-Craib, sat down with TechCentral on Tuesday to talk about the name change. Also in the podcast, Simpson-Craib goes into

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Vodacom in roaming deal with WBS: report

Vodacom has reached an agreement to roam on Wireless Business Solutions’ LTE-Advanced network, according to a report. Vodacom will benefit from WBS’s LTE-A broadband network through a roaming deal

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Transnet wants access to iBurst spectrum

State-owned rail, port and pipeline company Transnet wants access to a prime allocation of spectrum in the 1,8GHz band, communications regulator Icasa said on Monday. There’s a hitch, though: part of the spectrum is

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New WBS investors not in for an easy ride

Former top bankers Michael Jordaan and Paul Harris could steal a march on South Africa’s established mobile telecommunications operators when they launch their new national wireless broadband network early next year thanks

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WBS to roll out national LTE-A network

Wireless Business Solutions, the company that owns iBurst, has finally set out its plans to build a national LTE-Advanced wireless broadband network following the acquisition of the business by a company backed by former top

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New LTE network: Q&A with Michael Jordaan

South Africa’s newest mobile broadband network, to be built by iBurst and Broadlink parent company Wireless Business Solutions (WBS), will be launched in early 2017, one of its backers, former First National Bank CEO

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New owners outline big plans for WBS

Multisource, backed by former top bankers Paul Harris and Michael Jordaan, plans to capitalise Wireless Business Solutions (WBS), the parent of iBurst and Broadlink, to build a 4G/LTE network

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Knott-Craig to step down as Project Isizwe CEO

Alan Knott-Craig will step down as CEO of the not-for-profit Wi-Fi company at the end of the year in order to focus his energies on his new business, HeroTel. Current Isizwe chief operating officer Zahir Khan will take the reins from Knott-Craig on 1 January

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Icasa approves sale of iBurst parent WBS

Communications regulator Icasa has approved the transfer of control of the service and spectrum licences from iBurst and Broadlink parent Wireless Business Solutions to Multisource, a company backed by former top bankers Michael Jordaan and Paul Harris

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