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Wi-Fi operator WirelessG has a new owner. On Wednesday, Exmile Technologies revealed that it has acquired the assets of the troubled company, which has been under business rescue since August 2015. Exmile has bought the

French carrier Wi-Fi specialist Nomosphere, part of the Nomotech Group, has announced plans to expand in South Africa. It will open a subsidiary in Johannesburg, its first office outside France, as it looks to take advantage of an expected boom in Wi-Fi demand in Africa. Wireless Access

MWeb plans to tackle the incumbents in the public Wi-Fi hotspot market in South Africa with an aggressively priced offering of its own. The Internet service provider, which is owned by media group Naspers, plans to launch the product this weekend at Canal Walk, a large shopping mall near Cape

Vodacom and WirelessG, which had been warring in the courts, appear to have buried the hatchet. The two parties said in a joint statement on Wednesday that WirelessG, a specialist Wi-Fi provider, had been appointed as the “exclusive provider of Wi-Fi data products to

One of South Africa’s iconic rugby grounds, Johannesburg’s Ellis Park, has been given the Wi-Fi treatment. The Golden Lions Rugby Union says Ellis Park has become the “first public Wi-Fi-enabled stadium in South Africa” in time for this weekend’s test match between the Springboks

Telkom Mobile is offering free Wi-Fi-based Internet access to South Africans for free as part of a promotion that ends on 15 December. The free access, of up to an hour a day, is available at 1 500 hotspots around the country and no data caps apply

WirelessG CEO Carel van der Merwe has hit back at mobile operator Vodacom’s claims in court papers that his company is “desperate”, saying it’s his “fiduciary obligation to be desperate”. WirelessG, a Wi-Fi infrastructure specialist, is involved in a high-stakes court battle with minority

WirelessG intends selling 26% of its equity to a black economic empowerment (BEE) consortium called Mightycare Mosegedi, in which former Sentech chief operating officer Gladwin Marumo is a significant shareholder, in a deal worth R48,5m. News of the proposed deal

The legal action brought by Wi-Fi hotspot specialist WirelessG against minority shareholder Vodacom is a “desperate attempt” to save its business, the mobile operator has argued in papers filed at the high court. The allegation is a contained an affidavit signed by

The battle between WirelessG and Vodacom, which holds 26% of the specialist Wi-Fi provider, is getting uglier. On Tuesday, WirelessG CEO Carel van der Merwe said in comments e-mailed to TechCentral that Vodacom had “reached a state of total incompetence” and said the mobile