Browsing: Joe Botha

Cape Town-based open-access fibre-to-the-home broadband provider Octotel has announced plans to expand to the upmarket Atlantic seaboard suburbs of Mouille Point and Bantry Bay in the next two months. The company said on

Cape Town has a new fibre-to-the-home provider. Octotel, founded by entrepreneurs Joe Botha and Michael Pollock, plans to provide broadband access at speeds of up to 1Gbit/s, starting in

Earlier this year, mobile social network MXit was using an instant messaging-based payment system with a selection of restaurants in Stellenbosch so that staff could spend the lunch allowance the company grants them. The problem was that one

The Consumer Protection Act (CPA) that came into effect in April calls for the establishment and maintenance of an opt-out registry to protect consumers from unsolicited marketing. It seems the job may go to the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) of

Are you sick of unsolicited calls and SMSes from people trying to sell you something? Help is on the way thanks to the National Consumer Commission’s (NCC’s) proposed opt-out registry that allows consumers to sign up to prevent direct

Founded in 2010, Cape Town-based start-up TrustFabric wants to give consumers control over how businesses are allowed to contact them, while letting businesses keep their customer databases up to date. Under the Consumer Protection Act