Google plans to bring "fast Wi-Fi for everyone" to South Africa

Gazg

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Wonder how long this lot will last before it becomes prey to criminals.......
 

Fulcrum29

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For everyone :unsure:
These public Wi-Fi hotspots will be located in high-traffic areas where people spend a lot of time, like government buildings, bus stations, and hospitals.
I wonder whether it will be government hospitals? It is ad-powered in any case, an independent mesh will serve the public better with access to essential services which our cellular operators already do to some extent.
 

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How fast? FUP? .......................and will my house be inside the hotspot? :p
 

Dan C

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I wonder whether it will be government hospitals? It is ad-powered in any case, an independent mesh will serve the public better with access to essential services which our cellular operators already do to some extent.
They had better not install it at home affairs :p
 

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Won't change the profiteering mindset in SA.
 

Joseph matane

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I don't know much this sounds like metro WiFi hotspots small town won't even have hotspots in respective CBD's
 

Thor

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We have been rolling out Wi-Fi hotspots to townships across South Africa, etc.
Can PM me if anyone wants to know the details and advertise on these hotspots.
 
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Daruk

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We have been rolling out Wi-Fi hotspots to townships across South Africa, etc.
Can PM me if anyone wants to know the details and advertise on these hotspots.
Who is we? Keen to hear about this. Sounds like a cool project.
 

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I hope they can give free WiFi at all libraries in S.A. This will attract more kids and adults to libraries to work on projects and assignments.
 
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