Monday, April 10, 2006


iBurst celebrates its first birthday this month with presents to customers in the form of reduced prices on desktop and laptop modems and antennas, the scrapping of connection fees on monthly and 24-month contracts and free next-day delivery to customers in major centres.

Price reductions to celebrate the 1 April 2005 launch of iBurst vary from 22% to 13%. Customers can view the new pricing effective immediately on

Other changes include renaming of the Gig 1, Gig 3, Gig 6 and Gig 9 packages as G1, G3, G6 and G9, respectively. The i-Go Lite package is now available with a 24-month contract for both the desktop and laptop modem options while the desktop modem is now available with a 24-month i-Go contract.

The iBurst system is being deployed nationwide in the two regional powerhouses of Australia and South Africa. Several large-scale deployments are planned in other countries including Kenya, Ghana, Lebanon and Canada.

iBurst was previously trading as Wireless Business Solutions (WBS) when it changed its company name to that of its mobile broadband Internet product from 1 April 2006.

The iBurst customer care call centre can be reached 24 hours a day either via telephone (0861 927 4357) or email (

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