Teljoy celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, and though it's now an online retailer that sells a range of goods, its founder, Theo Rutstein, is credited as the man who first brought TV sets to SA.

Rutstein started Teljoy in 1969, its name reflecting his vision for the future as one with TVs, which were readily available in many other countries, but not in SA.

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