Sep 6, 2017

What went wrong for iBurst

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.

Oct 11, 2016

WBS, Transnet to coordinate spectrum use at ports

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.

Sep 19, 2016

WBS to spend billions on 4.5G network

The Multisource-owned company announces a multibillion-rand investment to build a network that will be a precursor to 5G.

Nov 3, 2015

Multisource gets WBS' spectrum licences

The regulator approves the transfer of control of Wireless Business Solutions' service and spectrum licences to Multisource.


WBS buyout deal forges ahead

Multisource's acquisition of the iBurst and Broadlink parent company awaits the go-ahead from ICASA and the Competition Commission.


ICASA writes off R75m

The regulator accepts a settlement that sees it recover only half of Wireless Business Solutions' unpaid licence fees.


WBS sale presents market benefits

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.

Aug 27, 2014

Panda, iBurst partner

Panda Security and the ISP have partnered to improve iBurst's security offering to its customers.


Pinnacle launches ICT skills learnership

The company has recruited 50 unemployed youth into its learnership programme, aimed at boosting SA's ICT skills pool.

Jan 21, 2014

iBurst programme to boost ICT skills pool

The firm kicks off an ICT learnership programme for 50 unemployed students in Soweto and Eldorado Park.

Jan 16, 2014

LTE: top priority and frustration

The wireless broadband technology globally is set to grow significantly this year, while SA is hamstrung by the lagging issue of spectrum allocation.

Oct 23, 2013

Collaborate for improved broadband, GDP

Solving SA's broadband troubles, and bringing down the cost to communicate, requires collaboration between operators and regulators, says iBurst.

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