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Industry Telecommunication
Founded 2000
Headquarters Johannesburg, South Africa
Area served
South Africa
Key people
Products ADSL, Broadband Services, Web Hosting, Internet Peripherals

Afrihost is a South African Internet Service Provider (ISP) providing a number of services, including ADSL broadband and web hosting.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

The company was established in 2000 by CEO Gian Visser,[8][9] Brendan Armstrong and Peter Meintjes, who were later joined by Greg Payne (former COO of Internet Solutions). Originally a web hosting and general IT services company, Afrihost joined the broadband market in 2009. They have since been joined by Angus MacRobert, former CEO of Internet Solutions and joint CEO of Vox Telecom[10]. Dean Suchard, formerly CFO of Dimension Data, joined the board as Financial Director in 2016.[11][12]

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  1. ^ "Digging into MTN's R408m Afrihost deal". 2015-08-15. Retrieved 2017-10-27. 
  2. ^ "MTN takes control of Afrihost". 2014-06-03. Retrieved 2017-10-27. 
  3. ^ "Afrihost Mobile Data review: an answer to #DataMustFall?". 2017-10-03. Retrieved 2017-10-27. 
  4. ^ "Afrihost announces 200Mbps product range". 2017-07-05. Retrieved 2017-10-27. 
  5. ^ "These companies won big at the 2017 PriceCheck Awards". 2017-09-15. Retrieved 2017-10-27. 
  6. ^ "Your favourite internet suppliers are…". 2017-01-13. Retrieved 2017-10-29. 
  7. ^ "Visser, Ramuthaga win IT Personality, Visionary CIO". 2014-11-06. Retrieved 2017-10-29. 
  8. ^ "Q&A with Afrihost CEO Gian Visser". TechCentral. 2010-03-23. Retrieved 2013-11-05. 
  9. ^ "2017 MyBroadband Conference in photos". 2017-10-27. Retrieved 2017-10-27. 
  10. ^ "Vox to focus on strategy". 2011-07-15. Retrieved 2011-07-15. 
  11. ^ "Internet Software and Services Company Overview of Afrihost (Pty) Ltd". 2017-10-27. Retrieved 2017-10-27. 
  12. ^ "MTN sells out of Afrihost". 2016-06-26. Retrieved 2017-10-29. 

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