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The man who helped pioneer media giant Naspers’s online expansion, Antonie Roux, passed away in a hospital in Germany in Sunday after undergoing surgery. He was 54. Roux, who was a former CEO of Internet service provider MWeb, joined the Naspers group as a junior technician in 1979 and was a founding member of pay-TV

Telkom did something last week no one thought it ever would: its Internet service provider, TelkomInternet, jumped onto the uncapped broadband bandwagon, adopting a market trend started 18 months ago by its rival, MWeb. The news came as a

Naspers MD Koos Bekker has lamented the lack of broadband in SA, describing it as a “tragic story” created by a decade of poor regulation. Speaking on Talk Radio 702’s The Money Show with Bruce Whitfield on Monday evening, Bekker

Long-serving Naspers executive Antonie Roux has taken the reins at MIH Group, the JSE-listed media group’s biggest subsidiary. MIH holds all of Naspers’s electronic interests, including pay-TV operator MultiChoice

MWeb dropped a bombshell on the SA Internet industry on Thursday morning when it announced it was slashing the cost of fixed-line broadband and introducing uncapped offerings starting at just R219/month. The move, which brings SA more in line with Internet prices in other markets, could spark a price war among Internet service providers in the next few months.