Browsing: Saki Missaikos

In Woan debate, spectrum is a red herring

Between 1999 and 2004, Telkom’s monopoly of access to crucial international bandwidth and high-speed ADSL lines meant the company could freely charge Internet service providers excessive fees. And they did. Inevitably, this

IS, Rain to offer wholesale LTE-A to ISPs

Internet Solutions said on Monday that it has reached an agreement with Rain (formerly Wireless Business Solutions) to offer Internet service providers access to the latter’s 4G/LTE-Advanced wireless broadband network. IS will act as Rain’s

MWeb sale to IS gets regulatory nod

The Competition Commission has recommended the approval of Internet Solutions’ (IS’s) acquisition of Internet service provider MWeb. IS said in December 2016 that it would get into the retail ISP game with its

ICT policy: don’t let the country down

Imagine the scenario where accessibility, affordability and quality – the three key pillars for a communications environment in South Africa – deliver the economic and social benefits that governments, researchers, industry bodies

Time SA’s ICT sector embraced ‘openness’

One hundred and seventy-seven pages. That’s the length of the national integrated ICT policy white paper. On page 8, we are told that its “core philosophy” a move to “openness”: open access, open Internet and

Why IS is really buying MWeb [podcast]

TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod sat down with Internet Solutions MD Saki Missaikos to discuss why his company is buying MWeb Connect, especially in light of the fact that IS has historically focused mainly on the business

Internet Solutions to buy MWeb

In an unexpected move, Dimension Data’s Internet Solutions is getting into the retail consumer Internet market. IS said on Friday that it is acquiring Internet service provider MWeb Connect for an undisclosed

IS restructures in big SME push

Dimension Data division Internet Solutions has relaunched its small and medium enterprise business in an effort to claim a bigger chunk of the growing segment, in the process ditching

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