I-Net Bridge launches Infront-powered solution in South Africa

Oslo, 26 February 2013 – I-Net Bridge – a leading provider of real-time and historical market data, news and analytical tools to the South African investment market – has launched a new information product based on the Infront terminal.  Presented as I-Net Trader Powered by Infront, the new offering will strengthen the range of products available to the local and African market from I-Net Bridge, and is expected to be somewhat of a game changer in this space.

“We look forward to bolstering the Infront terminal with African and South African content from our extensive databases,” comments Barbara Arnold, I-Net Head of NGP Products and Marketing. “This combination will allow us to deliver a powerful offering to our customers.”

Find out more about the solution at: http://www.inet.co.za/#products/inet_trader.php.

South African and international data in one solution

The new solution based on the Infront terminal will enable I-Net Bridge to provide their vast South African content along with market data from over 50 international exchanges – in a single interface and across multiple platforms.  I-Net Trader Powered by Infront will also include a full-depth order book with MBL (Market by Level) and MBO (Market by Order) on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange – a real differentiator in this space.

I-Net Bridge users can also access the markets from their iPad, iPhone or Android device with Infront Mobile real-time market data apps.

“The combination of in-depth local financial content and excellent service delivery from I-Net with Infront’s proven technology and international market data covering over 50 exchanges provides a compelling solution for South African financial players,” comments Kristian Nesbak, Infront CEO.  “We’re excited about the possibilities this will open in this growing market.”

About I-Net BridgeI-Net Trader Powered by Infront
For more than two decades, I-Net Bridge has been one of South Africa’s preferred electronic providers of innovative solutions, data of the highest calibre, reliable platforms and excellent supporting systems.  I-Net Bridge provides a wide range of investment products comprising real-time and historical market data, packaged with breaking news and powerful analytical tools, allowing investors to make informed decisions. With an annual revenue in excess of R150 million and a workforce of 150, I-Net Bridge has a client base of more than 300 leading institutions, spanning more than 3500 desktops. As a result of considerable flows of funds into African investments, as investors search for better returns, I-Net Bridge has extended its footprint into Africa in order to provide emerging market investors accurate, timeous and reliable financial data.

I-Net Bridge is committed to first class service delivery and takes pride in a wide variety of in-house skills, encompassing multiple platforms and applications. These skills enable them to not only function as a first class facility, but also design, implement and support all their client needs at a level that confirms I-Net Bridge a leader in its field. Currently, 83.3% of I-Net Bridge is owned by Times Media Limited, a leading player in the South African media and entertainment businesses, the remainder held by BDFM (publishers of Business Day, Financial Mail and parent company of Summit TV).

For more information, visit http://www.inet.co.za.