Browsing: Mike Brown

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

Nedbank has taken the wraps off an Innovation Lab to allow employees to experiment with new technologies, trial business ideas and initiate product concepts. Nedbank CEO Mike Brown says that the lab is the culmination of the banking group’s efforts

Wireless Business Solutions subsidiary, telecommunications provider Broadlink, has unveiled plans to build a satellite hub at the Teraco data centre in Isando, east of Johannesburg. The hub will be launched in 2014. The satellite hub will be located at the Teraco

Wireless Business Solutions (WBS) on Friday won an urgent high court interdict against the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) in terms which the regulator must return equipment seized during raids it carried out on Wednesday on WBS facilities. Icasa seized

As much as 75% of telecommunications company Broadlink’s network in Gauteng is down after the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) raided the offices of parent Wireless Business Solutions (WBS) Holdings and apparently seized or unplugged equipment. Icasa’s move on

Nedbank has finally launched its mobile banking application, although only on Android-powered smartphones for now. The app, known as the Nedbank App Suite, has been available to the bank’s staff since the end of June and can now be downloaded from Google’s Play Store. The Nedbank App Suite includes online

“Steve” from “Beep Bank” has become something of a meme among SA consumers. The First National Bank advertisements, which poke fun at the company’s rivals, imploring consumers to switch banks, have become the subject of everyday conversation, with people regularly wondering aloud which bank “Steve” really works for

Nedbank launched its mobile banking application, called the Nedbank App Suite, to its staff on Monday. The bank says it will be available to the public from the beginning of August. The app has taken two years to develop and is only the third in the

Privately held telecommunications company iBurst is investing more than R100m in a fibre-optic communications network in Gauteng to help it better address the corporate market and grow its retail consumer subscriber base. The company is leasing capacity on Dark Fibre Africa’s network

Wireless broadband operator iBurst claims that its business is starting to bounce back after a difficult period that saw it retrench employees, restructure its operations, and lose its chief executive. The company says that renewed focus on the consumer market, a new strategy and significant investments in infrastructure have all positioned it to start growing again.