Chris Wood

Network International earmarks R500m to back SA payment solution

Company announces the availability of on-soil payment platform for Southern African clients.
Staff Writer
4:30

Traditional banks missing opportunities to compete with newcomers

Unless traditional banks pay careful attention to their supporting infrastructure, they are unlikely to remain relevant says Chris Wood, Regional Managing Director, Southern Africa and PALOPS at Network International.
5:10
Dec 7, 2022

EXCLUSIVE: SA payments industry shows cautious signs of good growth in 2023

Much of the growth shareholders are looking for will depend on a stable macro environment and good access to skills says Chris Wood, Regional Managing Director, Southern Africa and PALOPS at Network International.
2:00
Nov 11, 2022

WIOCC inks new connectivity deal with EXA Infrastructure

Deal for capacity on a new terrestrial transport route interconnecting Africa and Europe.
2:50
Oct 2, 2022

IFC backs WIOCC Group expansion with US$30m investment

Investment to support WIOCC Group’s continued rollout of terrestrial fibre-optic networks, in new subsea cables, and open-access core and edge datacentre infrastructure.
3:40
Jul 4, 2022

Africa datacentre industry heavyweight appointed to lead OADC

Dr Ayotunde Coker to serve as CEO with immediate effect.
4:00
Nov 24, 2021

WIOCC raises US$200m to expand connectivity and datacentre rollout

Equity capital raised from CAPE IV, a fund managed by leading Africa focused private equity fund manager, African Capital Alliance.
1:10
Nov 14, 2013

AfricaCom: WIOCC CEO Chris Wood named industry personality of the year

African wholesale carrier’s chief exec receives top honours at an ICT event in Cape Town, South Africa.
1:20
Apr 16, 2013

Broadband wholesaler WIOCC beefs up African presence

Three telecoms industry veterans hired to help ‘strengthen’ company’s Africa presence.