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Activate-Telecoms Is a company dedicated to the successful management of every aspect of your telecommunications. From Wifi solutions to upgrades of Fibre connectivity, we strive to provide fast internet and crystal clear voice that is not only affordable but reliable.

What makes us unique is not only our knowledge of the industry but our years of experience in successfully setting up full communication solutions for companies specific needs.



Activate utilizes cutting-edge technology complimented by South Africa’s most innovative networks such as Liquid Telecoms, Telkom, Seacom, Metro Fibre Networks, Echo, Vodacom, MTN, Telkom Mobile to provide you with the most efficient and cost-effective solutions.

Wireless Technology

Other than least cost routing, PABX’s and managed voice, our services include, data management and reporting, call centre telecom solutions, project management and wireless technology, hosted voice solutions, TMS and cloud solutions.


Activate can cater for any communication need from a simple ADSL line to LTE to full Fibre and V-sat connectivity, set up an office anywhere instantly with both voice and data.

Support Guaranteed

Activate Telecoms guarantees support and promises to go out of their way to get clients problems resolved, we are dedicated to ensuring all communication needs are met and service is at the highest level.

Corporate Governance
Caroline Z.A Mbi-njifor
Independent Non-Executive Director
Wimpie Westcott
Technical Director
Mark Ritchie
Sales Director

Caroline Z.A. Mbi-Njifor

Independent Non-Executive Director


A successful business woman, visionary, transformational leader and entrepreneur, Caroline brings a considerable and significant “big thinking” element to Activate. She is an award winning builder of high achieving and performing teams from the ground up. She is passionate about coaching, mentoring, counseling and teaching.

She comments, “my agenda is driven by empowering and equipping both men and women in the true spirit of transformational leadership”.



Wimpie Westcott

Technical director


With a business grounding in the banking sector he entered the Telecom industry in 1996, utilizing his entrepreneurial flair along with 4 partners to sell and distribute Samsung PABX’s. He subsequently bought out his partners and replaced them with technical specialist from Telkom. Trading as Crucial Trace 39 (Pty) Ltd the business flourished under Wimpie’s sound practices and went on to secure Flight Centre SA as it flagship client. In 2006 he sold his share of Crucial Trace to his partner and established Costcutterz along with Mark Ritchie.The business rebranded as Activate Telecoms in 2013. Wimpie is a strong leader with both extensive knowledge and expertise in the telephony industry.

Wimpie heads up Activates technical division.



Mark Ritchie

Sales and Marketing Director


Mark has an impressive 36 years experience in the industry and as such is an acknowledged and well respected expert in his field. He has an in-depth and thorough knowledge of both fixed and mobile solutions. He has an innate ability to understand the requirements of clients, both large and small whether within South Africa or internationally.

He has the wherewithal to look forward into this dynamic and ever caring sector, keeping abreast of new technologies and innovations.

He, along with Wimpie Wescott (Technical Director) established Costcutterz in 2007 which became Activate Telecoms in 2013.

Customer care, focus and service levels are Marks key drivers. A staunch advocate of keeping within both time and budgetary frames, as well as understanding the importance of “under promise, over deliver”.

Mark has overall responsibility for both sales and marketing at Activate.