Articles by Rudolph Muller

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Stop trying to hold back progress in South Africa

Pick n Pay is testing self-service checkouts to make shopping easier and more convenient, but Cosatu is fighting this innovation because of fear of job losses.

Hlaudi Motsoeneng

SABC board asks Muthambi to appoint Motsoeneng as acting COO

The SABC board has asked Communications Minister Faith Muthambi to appoint former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng as its acting COO until December.

Faith Muthambi

The “well on track” slap in your face

It is astonishing what the Department of Communications considers “well on track”, while it holds back the broadband industry.

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SABC decision is not censorship: ANC

The SABC’s decision not to broadcast footage of people destroying public property during protests should not be seen as censorship, the ANC said on Saturday.

Smartphone angry

South Africa needs extra spectrum now for better mobile Internet speeds

By looking at the roll-out of LTE-Advanced in South Africa, you can see how much the delay in the handing out of spectrum is hurting broadband in South Africa.

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This South African ISP CEO stuck it to the man

When the ASA ruled against his 400Mbps fibre-to-the-home marketing, Cybersmart CEO Laurie Fialkov did what no one expected.

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Tesla Motors coming to South Africa: report

Tesla Motors is planning to open an office in South African in early 2016, aimed at providing its energy storage solutions to local consumers and businesses

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Telkom’s biggest problem: you cannot buy its products

Telkom has great products at competitive prices, but its poor helpdesk and problems with its sales channels undo all the great work done by its network, product development, and marketing teams.

Rich man

Is a CEO really worth R28 million per year?

MTN CEO Sifiso Dabengwa earned R28 million last year, while Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub earned R21 million. We look at why their salaries are so high.

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Pollsmoor prisoners who used Facebook face disciplinary action

Three inmates at the Pollsmoor prison in Cape Town who opened a Facebook page and posted images of themselves in jail, will face disciplinary action soon

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Rudolph Muller

Rudolph Muller is the editor at MyBroadband and covers telecoms and broadband news. Rudolph comes from an academic background, but left the University of Johannesburg in 2007 to run MyBroadband full time.


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