Analysts believe iBurst's demise was inevitable, as the technology failed to keep up with the aggressive roll-out of high-speed broadband by other providers.
WBS will work together with ICASA and Transnet to mitigate interference risks that could occur if Transnet is granted a spectrum licence in the same band.
The Multisource-owned company announces a multibillion-rand investment to build a network that will be a precursor to 5G.
The regulator approves the transfer of control of Wireless Business Solutions' service and spectrum licences to Multisource.
Multisource's acquisition of the iBurst and Broadlink parent company awaits the go-ahead from ICASA and the Competition Commission.
The regulator accepts a settlement that sees it recover only half of Wireless Business Solutions' unpaid licence fees.
Multisource's purchase of the iBurst parent means a stronger player in the market and may also move the company into new, innovative market segments.
Panda Security and the ISP have partnered to improve iBurst's security offering to its customers.
The company has recruited 50 unemployed youth into its learnership programme, aimed at boosting SA's ICT skills pool.
The firm kicks off an ICT learnership programme for 50 unemployed students in Soweto and Eldorado Park.
The wireless broadband technology globally is set to grow significantly this year, while SA is hamstrung by the lagging issue of spectrum allocation.
Solving SA's broadband troubles, and bringing down the cost to communicate, requires collaboration between operators and regulators, says iBurst.