Browsing: Saki Missaikos

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

Telkom’s wholesale price cuts of up to 63% announced last month have so far failed to translate into lower prices for those with broadband digital subscriber lines. Internet service providers (ISPs) that were prepared to comment were not expecting to

Telkom’s plans to cut wholesale service prices from 1 May should lead to big savings for consumers on their broadband bills, Internet Solutions MD Saki Missaikos predicts. However, it’s still too early to

High-level talks between Naspers and Dimension Data, which could lead to the merger of the groups’ MWeb and Internet Solutions (IS) businesses, are probably being driven by a need by IS to become more of a full-service telecommunications

Five years after media giant Naspers put MWeb up for auction unsuccessfully, corporate action involving the Internet service provider may again be looming. According to a well-placed industry source, Dimension Data and Naspers have been engaged in talks about merging MWeb and Dimension Data

Dimension Data’s Internet Solutions has launched a new range of products under the “IS Ignite” brand aimed at small and medium-sized businesses. The move is a response to growing demand for self-service products and allows entrepreneurs to manage their own needs, it says. “By nature

It looks likely that Internet users will have to tighten their belts from next year. Finance minister Pravin Gordhan has raised the idea of introducing a tax on broadband use from 2014.
The minister has suggested that a rate of 50c/MB should apply, with a built-in escalation in the rate in subsequent tax years

Vodacom is facing a court challenge from Wi-Fi specialist WirelessG, which claims the mobile operator, South Africa’s biggest, has reneged on a shareholder agreement that grants its partner exclusivity over any Wi-Fi infrastructure Vodacom wants to build or operate. WirelessG CEO Carel

When I sit down with Saki Missaikos, the new Internet Solutions (IS) MD, at the canteen at Dimension Data’s sprawling campus in Bryanston, north of Sandton, he immediately takes a shine to my new Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone. He confesses that he’s moved almost wholesale to Apple

Dimension Data division Internet Solutions and Convergence Partners, the telecommunications investment vehicle controlled by Didata Africa chairman Andile Ngcaba, are jointly establishing a new business, called SpectraCo, with a view to possibly building a national wholesale wireless broadband network