Browsing: Rudi Jansen

Give fund’s R1bn to Telkom, says MWeb

In a surprising move, MWeb is lobbying government to give Telkom the more than R1bn in cash stashed away in the universal service fund so that it can plough that money into upgrading its network. CEO Rudi Jansen is especially keen for the money to be used to upgrade the so-called last mile of copper cables that connect customers to Telkom’s network.

Q&A with MWeb CEO Rudi Jansen

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.

MWeb throws down gauntlet to rivals

MWeb, part of media group Naspers, has thrown down the gauntlet to its rivals in the Internet service provider market, slashing the price of fixed-line broadband,…

MWeb wades into broadband price war

MWeb, a unit of media giant Naspers, has joined the broadband price war in SA, offering aggressively priced uncapped broadband. What follows is a verbatim press…