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Internet Solutions to buy MWeb

In an unexpected move, Dimension Data’s Internet Solutions is getting into the retail consumer Internet market. IS said on Friday that it is acquiring Internet service provider MWeb Connect for an undisclosed

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R149/GB can’t hold much longer

The country’s largest Wi-Fi provider, AlwaysOn, now allows customers to convert airtime into Wi-Fi data for its relatively pervasive network. At the entry level, R15 converts to 150MB of AlwaysOn data, which is less than half

Justin Spratt to join Uber in top role

Well-known ICT and advertising industry executive Justin Spratt will join Internet ride-hailing service Uber’s business development team on 1 September, TechCentral has learnt. Spratt joins Uber from the integrated

MTN sells its 50% stake in Afrihost

Just two years after acquiring a controlling stake in the company, MTN South Africa has announced it will dispose of its 50,02% stake in Afrihost to the Internet service provider’s management team. MTN acquired the stake

AlwaysOn to challenge mobile networks in data

Wi-Fi access provider AlwaysOn intends targeting consumers in lower living standards measures (LSMs) to greatly ramp up the number of people using its services, in the process luring them away from the “more expensive” data plans

Mall of Africa gets wall-to-wall Wi-Fi

Mall of Africa, the vast new shopping centre that has been opened in Midrand, north of Johannesburg, has been given wall-to-wall Wi-Fi connectivity from open-access Wi-Fi provider Vast Networks. The company said the Mall of Africa deployment

IS restructures in big SME push

Dimension Data division Internet Solutions has relaunched its small and medium enterprise business in an effort to claim a bigger chunk of the growing segment, in the process ditching

Icasa failed in its obligations: Cell C

Communications regulator Icasa “failed in its statutory obligation” to promote competition in South Africa’s telecommunications industry when it approved the transfer of Neotel’s operating and spectrum licences to Vodacom, Cell C CEO

Neotel deal: Icasa, Vodacom met ‘unlawfully’

Icasa met secretly and unlawfully with Vodacom to discuss the operator’s proposed R7bn acquisition of Neotel, leading to a “reasonable suspicion of bias” against the communications regulator, the high court in Pretoria has found. In a damning judgment, handed down on Friday, Judge

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