Browsing: Mike Silber

Liquid Telecom, the pan-African fibre telecommunications firm controlled by Strive Masiyiwa’s Econet Group, has emerged as one of the principal backers of Hola Media, an aspiring South African

Americans are shocked and ­outraged at ­revelations that their government is vacuuming up information about their phone conversations and internet browsing habits but, compared to South Africans, they have little to worry about. According to ­exposés by the Guardian and

Africa looks set to get its own generic top-level domain, .africa, in 2013 if the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann) gives the go-ahead, which looks likely. The creation of the new domain could set off a gold rush and create headaches for businesses wanting to protect their brands

The department of communications is moving to wrest control over management of SA’s scarce radio frequency spectrum from industry regulator, the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa), a reading of the Electronic Communications

Marc Furman of Internet Solutions and Jaap Scholten of eNetworks have been appointed as co-chairs of the Internet Service Providers’ Association (Ispa), an industry body. Mike Silber of Liquid Telecom has been named as treasurer. Other members of the management committee

In this week’s extended episode of TalkCentral, your hosts Duncan McLeod and Candice Jones talk to South African Mike Silber, a director at Icann, about how

Neotel wants to work with small wireless Internet service providers as it struggles to roll out connectivity to rural and underserved parts of the country. Mike Silber, policy and special projects specialist at Neotel, says as one of the few telecommunications network licensees with community service obligations the company is mandated to deploy network connectivity to rural schools and clinics.