December 10, 2020

The cost of Internet access – and the importance of IP transit

"ISPs shouldn’t risk buying the cheapest IP transit on the market, but rather see it as an area that needs maximising for the best, most cost-effective results."  Read more...

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November 27, 2015

Speed of Internet growth

Edward Lawrence speaks about the state of the software industry in Africa and the unique opportunities on the continent to be at the forefront of innovation and growth.

September 14, 2020

The DevBok's Podcast

Through The DevBoks Podcast, Toni Yannick Kalombo presents, from his vantage point, the voices of his fascinating guests and their insights on Technology, Creativity, Lifestyle and Business.

Edward Lawrence is the charismatic co-founder of Workonline Communications, a telecommunications company that provides wholesale internet connectivity services across Africa, with presence in Europe, Asia and North America. In this conversation, Edward shares the startup story of Workonline and delves into the next wave for technology and innovation.

May 7, 2015

Cliff Central

"African Media Industry Revolutionised” is the headline that pops up when you Google Workonline Communications. Hlubi and Gareth talk to their founder, Edward Lawrence, who shares the ups and downs of his entrepreneurial journey with them as well as the interesting and exciting work they are doing across Africa to “revolutionise” and disrupt their industry.

CliffCentral is a live morning 'radio' show broadcast on Hosted by Gareth Cliff and his team, they bring uncensored, real conversations about everything in the news.

August 26, 2016


Edward is interviewed by young student developers at the WeThinkCode_ community initiative in Johannesburg, South Africa.  He speaks of finding opportunities, and coming up with business models that solve challenges. It's about saying "let's do this!"

WeThinkCode_ is a tech institution which offers aspiring software engineers (programmers) an opportunity to study for free. Workonline Communications sponsored high-speed Internet access for the innovative tech incubator in its startup phase.


Edward Lawrence

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