ISP in Johannesburg in Southdafrika

Graham Beneke graham at
Fri Feb 26 17:25:42 UTC 2010

On 26/02/2010 18:43, Randy Bush wrote:
> On 2010-02-26 00:41, Graham Beneke wrote:
>> On 26/02/2010 04:08, Randy Bush wrote:
>>>> Internet connectivity here in 'deepest darkest Africa' is actually
>>>> quite
>>>> advanced ;-)
>>> and the most expensive you can imagine. welcome to a telkom monopoly.
>> The monopoly is over!
> how many carriers with international fiber?

I can think of six operators lighting their own fiber to the borders and 
the landing stations of the various cable systems. Additional to that - 
I know of dozens of operators running their own international L2 
circuits and lighting their own metro and national fiber.

Its still early days and there much work still left to do before the 
effects of the past monopoly is fully overcome.

Why is it so hard for you to believe that things are changing for the 

Graham Beneke

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