Archive for July, 2018

Telcoms veteran Venter quits Altron

July 31, 2018 1:53 pm0 comments
DR Bill Venter, founder

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – DR Bill Venter, founder of the Altron Group, has retired from his non-executive directorship from the company’s board. The retirement from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed company is effective immediately. “I have the utmost confidence in the Board and the executive leadership team, who have successfully repositioned Altron on […]

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South Africa marks three decades on the web

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Lucky Masilela, CEO of ZACR

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – THE ZA Central Registry (ZACR) is celebrating 30 years of administering South Africa’s presence on the worldwide web. Its presence includes about 1,2 million domain co.za second-level domain, as well as the web.za, org.za and net.za domains. “We’ve been on the job for almost 11 000 days and never once have any of the ZACR-administered […]

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PoPI regulations: Don’t kill the goose that lays the golden eggs

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David Dickens, CEO, Direct Marketing Association of South Africa (DMASA)

By David Dickens THE promulgation of the regulations mandated by PoPI are extremely important because they will in effect indicate what companies need to do to comply with the Act. Unfortunately, the current draft regulations have the potential to damage the direct marketing industry quite significantly. The DMASA has made a submission to the […]

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