Acquire a South African internet service provider (ISP) with proven ability to rapidly scale

Gauteng
Technology, Media, Telecom & Data
Client Code: BN000030399
Turnover (Forecast): R25,355,698

Our client is an internet service provider (ISP) in South Africa that has rapidly established itself as a leader in the residential market, providing high-speed internet through dominant fibre network operators (FNOs), underpinned by robust internal systems. As a result, the company's customer base represents a significant opportunity for an acquirer to diversify into or bolster an existing ISP company.

Key Aspects
  • An established subscriber base, built through aggressive acquisition strategies.
  • The monthly billing cycle provides considerable recurring revenue.
  • Robust processes and systems seamlessly handle all billing and usage monitoring.
  • Online portal for clients to manage and pay their accounts.
  • Access to point of presence in three data centres in South Africa, and four in Europe.
  • A highly esteemed brand in a competitive market, consistently rated in South Africa's top 10 ISPs by consumer advocacy forums.
Opportunities
  • Establish or augment an existing ISP
  • Growth for an ISP requires a significant investment of time and resources. By buying the company, an acquirer will immediately unlock significant monthly revenue through the company’s subscriber base. 
  • Diversification
  • An acquirer may elect to diversify into other synergistic services, including:Web hosting
  • Virtual Server hosting
  • Domain registration
  • Upselling computer hardware
Headquartered
  • Based in Gauteng, however, all staff work remotely and have done so since inception. Productivity, therefore, was unaffected by Covid-19.
Current Markets
  • The company’s customer base is nearing 3000 customers.
  • The average spend per customer is R7930 ex VAT.
  • Predominantly private individuals in Gauteng, followed by the Western Cape and Durban.