Taking on the big boys

Kelly, Benedict
September 2007
Finweek;9/6/2007, p81
The article reports on the effort of Matthew Tagg, who established WebAfrica, a company in South Africa that provides pioneered dynamic web solutions. Tagg started to manage WebAfrica in 2006 and the company has now a total of 72 employees. The firm now supports 17,000 Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) subscribers, 4,000 hosting clients, with the number of ADSL customers growing monthly. Tagg says that WebAfrica has chosen to focus selling ADSL services.


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