Molotsane joined by IT elite
10 July 2008
A veritable who`s-who of IT entrepreneurs have joined former Telkom CEO Papi Molotsane on the board of Synglo, which has taken a 65% stake in wireless ISP UniNet.
Molotsane has taken a pro-liberalisation view of the market, as UniNet needs to be licensed to roll-out its planned network.
He says the future of the industry now rests with communications minister Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri and the regulator, the Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA).
The new UniNet board has Molotsane as executive chairman and the two other executive directors being UniNet founder David Jarvis and Seelan Moodley, who has had extensive experience in setting up IT companies in this country and in India, and was the original founder of Synglo.
The non-executive directors are Jones Killimbe, CEO of Regional Africa Satellite Communications and previously an executive director of Tanzanian Telecoms; Mothibi Ramusi, who once held the post of senior manager of frequency planning at ICASA; and Lietsiso Mohapel...
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