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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

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Spratty: an Aussie in his element

A thick Australian accent belies the fact that digital agency Quirk’s CEO, 37-year-old Justin Spratt, is a South African and African at heart. “I f***ing love this place,” he says colourfully when I meet with him at the company’s Sandton offices. “I’m exceptionally passionate about Africa in general,” he quickly adds

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Tuning in to the digital age

Worldwide, the broadcasting industry is being turned on its head by the Internet. It’s no different locally, where technological advances — online and otherwise — are taking place at an unprecedented pace and leaving

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Spratt takes reins at Quirk agency

Well-known industry figure Justin Spratt is taking the reins at the fast-growing Quirk digital agency founded by Rob Stokes. The former Internet Solutions executive is taking on the role six months after being appointed as managing partner

Podcasts
TalkCentral: Episode 6

Episode 6 of SA’s business technology podcast, TalkCentral, is now available for download. This week, your hosts Duncan McLeod and Candice Jones reflect on Gareth Knight’s superb Tech4Africa conference. We also talk about Andile Ngcaba’s fibre network roll-out plan, Steve Song and the Mesh Potato project, Justin Spratt’s appointment as managing partner at Quirk eMarketing, the corruption allegations involving department of home affairs officials and Lefatshe Technology, Neotel’s launch of prepaid services

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Spratt quits Internet Solutions for Quirk

Well-known and colourful Internet industry personality Justin Spratt has resigned from Dimension Data division Internet Solutions and will join Quirk eMarketing on 1 September. Spratt has been appointed as managing partner of the 80-person digital marketing agency, which was founded by Rob Stokes in 1999.

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Say ‘no’ to government broadband

Australia’s government is trying to push the idea of a national broadband network, or NBN, through that country’s parliament. It wants Australian taxpayers to build a A$43bn fibre network that connects 90% of homes with broadband access of up to 100Mbit/s. To put that in context, in SA most households with Internet access are lucky to get an effective 1Mbit/s into the home.

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IS wins Acsa airports tender

Dimension Data division Internet Solutions (IS) has won a tender from Airports Company SA (Acsa) to provide “exclusive broadband and telephony” for public telecommunications access in eight of the country’s airports. IS says the deal will result in it supplying Wi-Fi, fixed-line Internet access

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Tapping the crowd for start-up funding

A start-up investment model developed by SA entrepreneur Eve Dmochowska and her colleagues to solve key problems in SA start-up financing proved a big hit at the annual South by South West Interactive festival held in Austin, Texas earlier this week

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