Ha ha welcome to the republic of cape town
Please come to East London too, we need that, we got old ass copper cable adsl infastructure
Oi oi! Those of you wanting to move down here - hold up - just leave Slaapstad as it is mkay
Shake&Bake™. That, just happened!
Remember we are talking a target for 8 years in to the future, 1Mbps is already behind most minimum international standards! Think about it this way, if you could have 1 very good teacher via Skype to 100 people it would be a lot cheaper than trying to get 100 people to that teacher in that location for that hour. See http://www.khanacademy.org/ to get an idea of what I am talking about.
I think it is easy to be pessimistic and dubious about this being pulled off. Having said that, I really do hope it happens.
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