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Patrice Motsepe buys into LTE operator Rain

African Rainbow Capital, the black-owned investment company chaired by billionaire Patrice Motsepe, has acquired a 20% stake in 4G/LTE operator Rain (formerly Wireless Business Solutions). The value of the deal

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Rain appoints operations chief

Wireless broadband network operator Rain, until recently known as Wireless Business Solutions, has hired a chief operating officer. The company said on Wednesday that it has apppointed Gareth Tindall, an

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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

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WBS rebrands as Rain, outlines 4G+ plans

Wireless Business Solutions (WBS), the holding company of iBurst and Broadlink acquired in 2015 by the Michael Jordaan- and Paul Harris-backed firm Multisource, has been rebranded as Rain. The company, which is building

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Interview: Rain CEO Duncan Simpson-Craib

Broadlink and iBurst parent Wireless Business Solutions is now called Rain. Its CEO, Duncan Simpson-Craib, sat down with TechCentral on Tuesday to talk about the name change. Also in the podcast, Simpson-Craib goes into

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License the 2,6GHz band now: Cell C

Although Cell C supports government’s idea of a national wholesale open-access network (Woan), communications regulator Icasa should not wait any longer to allocate spectrum in the 2,6GHz band. That’s the view of the mobile

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Cut termination rates to zero: Cell C

Communications regulator Icasa should cut mobile termination rates to zero, Cell C CEO Jose Dos Santos said on Friday. Speaking in a wide-ranging podcast interview with TechCentral (to be published

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