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TopTV shareholders in R750m lawsuit

The fall-out from the business failure of MultiChoice rival On Digital Media, the owner of TopTV, continues unabated with news that the Industrial Development Corp has taken three of the pay-TV operator’s major shareholders to court seeking to recover more than R750m

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Home fibre player scales back

Link Africa, the fibre communications company previously known as i3 Africa, has scaled back its business, closing its Johannesburg office and ending its plans, at least for now, to build fibre-to-the-home infrastructure in South Africa’s big cities. TechCentral has learnt that 15 managers

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TopTV flop gobbles up state funds

Perhaps best known for its foray into ­pornography, TopTV’s anti-climax in the world of broadcasting has resulted in a little-known fact: South Africa has suffered a loss of almost R1,2bn because of this venture, which critics say it should not have flirted with in the first place. Three arms

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Mega project to bring fibre to SA homes

Want fibre to your home? You could soon have it. i3 Africa, a new company backed by the National Empowerment Fund, plans to build a high-speed fibre network connecting 2,5m homes within the next