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    SITA experience or advice?

    Hello folks, We are an SA business - our product is a connectivity solution - that battled and won pilots with a Government Department, which is now moving forward to an intention to purchase. We are on the Treasury database, and the department has asked that we look into Transversal Contracts...
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    Help! Confusing SITA process

    Hello folks, We are an SA business - our product is a connectivity solution - that battled and won pilots with a Government Department, which is now moving forward to an intention to purchase. We are on the Treasury database, and the department has asked that we look into Transversal Contracts...
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    ICASA Type Approval - how long does it take?

    First time we did it, with FCC and CA already in place, it took nearly 8 months. We are now doing it for a second time, with FCC and CA, and have found an organisation that can track and possibly expedite and they say minimum 3 months - not sure of their name but someone found them on google...
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    E3131 Huawei or other PPP 3G dongle

    Hello, Needing to find a good supply of the now discontinued E3131 3G dongle made by Huawei, or can anyone recommend another similar spec dongle that also supports PPP
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    Managing nationwide street level teams?

    We would like to find around 100 peeps across SA to help us with some basic computer stuff - essentially updating hard drives. This would be instead of using mobile data - the less money we give to telcos the better - and upskilling and employing some folks is good for the soul. I...
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    Priority 3G subscription on cellular network?

    A friend recently visited from Finland and told me about a 3 euro bolt on to his contract - It gives him priority 3G in those instances where the cell tower's throughput (or whatever) is not enough to handle the amount of traffic. Anything like that offered in SA - either for a consumer...
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    SA Start-up just closing our first round...now what?

    Hello all, I am the founder of a SA and Finland based digital media start up. We've been bootstrapped for 18 month - hard graft, maxing credit cards and sofa diving for change at the end of each month. But now we are on the verge of closing our first round with a most excellent strategic...
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    New 'broadband' speeds - false advertising

    All the ISP's, Telcos and MVNO's better look out... The FCC has voted to change the definition of broadband to a minimum of 25Mbps Which makes probably 80% of the services offered in SA NOT broadband (when they are all advertised as such) http://goo.gl/alP45G
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    Advice for escaping the rat race in SA?

    Hello all, After recently having our first baby my wife and I would like to move to the country and start a guesthouse/dog boarding business. I am a graphic designer and web developer she is a yoga teacher. We are thinking of finding a farm/lodge in the Free State and creating a pet...
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    Advice for leaving the rate race in SA?

    Hello all, After recently having our first baby my wife and I would like to move to the country and start a guesthouse/dog boarding business. I am a graphic designer and web developer she is a yoga teacher. We are thinking of finding a farm/lodge in the Free State and creating a pet...
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