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Rain appoints operations chief

Wireless broadband network operator Rain, until recently known as Wireless Business Solutions, has hired a chief operating officer. The company said on Wednesday that it has apppointed Gareth Tindall, an

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IS, Rain to offer wholesale LTE-A to ISPs

Internet Solutions said on Monday that it has reached an agreement with Rain (formerly Wireless Business Solutions) to offer Internet service providers access to the latter’s 4G/LTE-Advanced wireless broadband network. IS will act as Rain’s

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NTT said to mull Didata Africa sale

Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp is considering the sale of African operations it acquired with the takeover of Dimension Data Holdings and is open to approaches from interested buyers, according to three people familiar with the situation

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IS pivots with new CloudWAN platform

Dimension Data’s Internet Solutions has launched a new wide-area networking technology solution called CloudWAN, which it believes will fundamentally change the way it services corporate customers in the coming years and also transform

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DFA raises R1,2bn in new funding

Open-access fibre telecommunications specialist Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) said on Tuesday that it has raised more than R1,2bn in new debt funding, seemingly putting to rest speculation that it is for sale

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IS to deploy tech-agnostic IoT platform

Dimension Data’s Internet Solutions has announced plans to launch an Internet-of-things offering in partnership with Comsol. IS intends using Comsol’s low-power wide-area network technology

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MWeb sale to IS gets regulatory nod

The Competition Commission has recommended the approval of Internet Solutions’ (IS’s) acquisition of Internet service provider MWeb. IS said in December 2016 that it would get into the retail ISP game with its

Podcasts
Interview: Ronnie Apteker, magic maker

In this TechCentral podcast interview, Duncan McLeod chats to South African Internet pioneer, movie maker, investor and entrepreneur Ronnie Apteker about the (excellent) new South African film Beyond the River, which he helped produce. In a

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Here’s why IS wants to buy DFA

Internet Solutions (IS) is, according to Bloomberg, in talks to buy Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) from Remgro, majority owner (51%) of DFA-parent Community Investment Ventures. The report last week suggested that the sellers want as much as

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