MWEB was launched in 1997 by the multinational media group, Naspers. For the past eight years, it has been South Africa’s leading Internet Service Provider, and has now expanded its operations to other parts of Africa and the Far East.
MWEB Holdings is South Africa's largest Internet Service Provider with over 350 000 dial-up and broadband members in both the home and business markets.
The success MWEB enjoys in its home country has encouraged it to extend its offering to other parts of Africa through its subsidiary companies MWEB Namibia, MWEB Nigeria and MWEB Zimbabwe, and to the Far East through MWEB Thailand.
MWEB's corporate headquarters are in Cape Town while, MWEB Business is based in Johannesburg. It also has offices in Durban, and operates nationally.
MWEB is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Naspers, which includes MultiChoice, M-Net, SuperSport and Media24 (newspapers and magazines).