Browsing: Michael Jordaan

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WBS to roll out national LTE-A network

Wireless Business Solutions, the company that owns iBurst, has finally set out its plans to build a national LTE-Advanced wireless broadband network following the acquisition of the business by a company backed by former top

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New LTE network: Q&A with Michael Jordaan

South Africa’s newest mobile broadband network, to be built by iBurst and Broadlink parent company Wireless Business Solutions (WBS), will be launched in early 2017, one of its backers, former First National Bank CEO

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Broadlink in big network expansion

Broadlink, a subsidiary of WBS Holdings, the company recently acquired by Multisource – the company backed by former top bankers Michael Jordaan and Paul Harris — has announced a big national expansion of its network, building new wireless

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Why FNB is right to cut branches

When last did you visit a bank branch? A few months back? Longer? If it was not for that infernal requirement to have stamped bank statements every time you try and do something/anything, you

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New owners outline big plans for WBS

Multisource, backed by former top bankers Paul Harris and Michael Jordaan, plans to capitalise Wireless Business Solutions (WBS), the parent of iBurst and Broadlink, to build a 4G/LTE network

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Knott-Craig to step down as Project Isizwe CEO

Alan Knott-Craig will step down as CEO of the not-for-profit Wi-Fi company at the end of the year in order to focus his energies on his new business, HeroTel. Current Isizwe chief operating officer Zahir Khan will take the reins from Knott-Craig on 1 January

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Icasa approves sale of iBurst parent WBS

Communications regulator Icasa has approved the transfer of control of the service and spectrum licences from iBurst and Broadlink parent Wireless Business Solutions to Multisource, a company backed by former top bankers Michael Jordaan and Paul Harris

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Mxit to be closed down

Local social network Mxit said on Friday that it is shutting down its commercial operations and donating all of its intellectual property and technology assets to independent public benefit organisation

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Mxit could have been WhatsApp: Jordaan

Former First National Bank CEO Michael Jordaan has expressed disappointment at Mxit’s commercial closure. Mxit announced on Friday that it is shutting down its commercial operations and donating all of its intellectual property and technology assets to independent

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Michael Jordaan invests in online wine start-up

Former First National Bank CEO Michael Jordaan has announced an investment in local online wine retailer Port2Port. Jordaan has invested an undisclosed amount in the startup. He tweeted the announcement through Montegray Capital, which is his startup investment vehicle

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