About TooMuchWifi

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Our mission is to bridge the connectivity gap and bring affordable internet to aspirational communities across Africa.
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We're on a mission to bring affordable highspeed internet to all South Africans

35+ communities covered

400,000 happy customers

R500M in data costs saved

75+ staff from the Communities

Our Story

TooMuchWifi was started in 2016 with the aim of providing more affordable internet connectivity to aspirational communities within Cape Town. The founders Jonathan Endersby and Ian Thomson set out to develop our own network infrastructure and technology that bridges the connectivity gap in areas where the cost of data is too high.

Now serving the greater Western Cape, with over 400 000 happy customers in over 40 communities, we are on a mission to bridge the digital divide faced in aspirational communities.

We partner with our communities through various initiatives like soup kitchens, sports teams and local events, as well as building relationships with community members and influencers.

By providing fast, reliable and affordable internet connectivity, we can connect communities and businesses, facilitate access to information and education, and enable people to work and communicate effectively- no matter where they are in the world. 

CEO< Tauriq Brown, and community leader
As a nation, we must ensure that everyone has equal access to the benefits of the internet because without connectivity, people fall behind and the digital divide becomes an economic divide.
Tauriq Brown, TooMuchWifi CEO
Soup Kitchen - Dunoon

Social Impact

TooMuchWifi cares about the communities we serve. Our business is driven by our social impact – by providing access to low-cost internet, as well as improving the lives of the people we serve.

In historically disadvantaged and under-resourced areas we serve in, we have saved over R340 million in data costs. We have also trained and upskilled more than 300 people and employ over 75 staff from aspirational communities.

TooMuchWifi reinvests 30% of our revenue back into our communities through revenue sharing, salaries to community-based staff and by supporting local suppliers.

We also reinvest 10% of our revenue from data sales as a ‘social currency’ to support community organisations in education, youth leadership, the environment and entrepreneurship.

Our Team

Executive Committee
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Tauriq Brown

CEO

Tauriq is originally from Manenberg and is a venture builder who has previously scaled startups in record times. He has a portfolio of 22 tech and other companies under his belt and started and successfully sold ventures for Rocket Internet, the global internet and tech incubator.

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Nimal Chabilall

CNO

Nimal heads up network and operations with 16 years of experience in telecommunications strategy and projects. He also has 8 years of leadership experience from his time in national management roles within large corporates.

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Lee Ann Lancaster

VP of Commercial

Lee Ann is a seasoned executive with extensive experience in the Fintech and social business sectors, particularly in Emerging Markets. A dedicated advocate for empowering women in the Fintech arena across Africa, Lee Ann demonstrates expertise in driving digital transformation and financial inclusion initiatives.

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StJohn Russel

VP of Engineering

StJohn is a seasoned Software Engineer having worked for Media24, Standard Bank and Liberty Life. He builds and maintains the TooMuchWifi software and networking solutions that we use for our day-to-day operations.

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Elba Bond

VP of Staff Operations and Administration

Elba, at the forefront of Staff Operations for TooMuchWifi, brings a wealth of experience from her distinguished tenure as the manager of Risk and Operations, including Chief Operating Officer at FNB. Leveraging her extensive background in Fintech and SME management, she plays a pivotal role in propelling the growth of our business.

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Loyiso Ngqwemla

Director; Stakeholder Relations
Loyiso oversees the company's strategy development, execution and management. With deep knowledge of the main market, he plays a pivotal role in guiding the executive leadership team on aspects of community engagement and customer advocacy. We are honoured to have a board member of the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry lend his expertise to the functionality and growth of our business.
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Andrew Gill

VP of Finance

Andrew, spearheads our fundraising endeavors, drawing from his wealth of expertise acquired while managing financial teams at renowned companies such as Zando, MultiChoice, and Nedbank, among others. Rest assured, the stewardship of our business's growth and financial management is entrusted to capable hands.

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Tracey Volkvyn

Director of Operations

With over 15 years of experience in customer service and training, Tracey specializes in developing and implementing programs that enhance agent performance and customer experience. She has a strong background in designing and facilitating training for finance, soft skills, product knowledge, and systems. Tracey also excels in leading operational teams by optimising processes and systems for efficient and effective outcomes.


Work for TooMuchWifi

TooMuchWifi is all about company culture. It's a fun, inclusive and fast-paced place to work, filled with good people from colourful backgrounds. We actively hire from the communities we serve, and we are advocates for equality and diversity in the workplace.
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Investors

TooMuchWifi has raised funds from South African and international investors, who continue to provide strategic and operational guidance.
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Bamboo Capital Partners
ATREYU
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TooMuchWifi recognises the value of partnerships - with both large and small organisations and businesses. Please contact us if you would like to partner with us!
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