Browsing: Tim Wyatt-Gunning

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Webafrica to split into two businesses

Internet service provider Webafrica is splitting into two businesses, one focused on providing Internet access and the other providing hosting services. In a post on Webafrica’s website, CEO Tim Wyatt-Gunning said the company’s

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Telkom price cuts don’t reach end users

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

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Telkom price cuts: ISPs react

Internet service providers have adopted a wait-and-see attitude about the wholesale broadband price cuts of up to 63% announced by Telkom on Thursday. Industry body, the Internet

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Cuts not good enough, ISPs tell Telkom

Consumers are unlikely to feel the effects of Telkom’s latest wholesale price cuts because Internet service providers (ISPs) have already cut their prices in anticipation of the reductions, industry players have told TechCentral. Telkom Wholesale on Wednesday announced various

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Nationwide DSL outage hits SA

South African digital subscriber line (DSL) subscribers reported intermittent or a complete lack of service on Friday afternoon, with fixed-line provider Telkom unsure of the reason for the widespread interruptions to service. Telkom spokesman

Opinion
Ticktock, minister Pule

Once again, communications minister Dina Pule has made all the right political statements when she announced that providing connectivity to impoverished rural communities is a key priority for the department of communications. Suggesting, as she did yesterday, that it would cost as much

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Faster Internet, same price

With Telkom doing away with its 384kbit/s fixed-line broadband plan in favour of a 1Mbit/s product, consumers look set to get better speeds without having to fork out more cash to Internet service providers (ISPs) for corresponding data packages, according to industry players. Vox Telecom co-CEO

Opinion
The sound of business not holding its breath

I’d like to respond to communications minister Dina Pule’s call for a policy overhaul at this week’s information and communications (ICT) policy colloquium in Midrand. Pule should be applauded for taking action in her call for a policy review for the ICT sector, it should come as no surprise that some in the industry remain deeply sceptical

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Telkom still wielding monopoly club – Web Africa

Tim Wyatt-Gunning, previously joint CEO of telecommunications company Storm and now CEO of Internet service provider Web Africa, says Telkom should be handed a hefty fine by the Competition Tribunal and that it has by no means reformed its ways as it claims. Storm was one of the companies that lodged