How to choose ISP or consumer Internet access in South Africa

This is a portion of an interview for Huisgenoot magazine from 2007. I'm not even sure if it was ever published because the journalist was forced to redo the initial interview, which focussed on Skype to include a few questions Read More →

Using Skype credit to make calls to landlines or cellphones vs Telkom

About two years ago I received a call from a colleague of mine who was also a non-executive director on the ICDL Foundation in Cape Town. It was strange because I would have assumed calling me from his cellphone would Read More →

South Africa nearing 1 million broadband connections

MyADSL reports that South Africa is nearing 1 million broadband Internet connections… South Africa is closing in on the one million broadband connection mark, mainly due to fast wireless broadband growth. Telkom’s ADSL service is still the leading broadband service Read More →

How to use Skype and make VOIP calls for beginners in South Africa

Skype allows users to make telephone calls from their computer to other Skype users free of charge, or to landlines and cell phones for a fee. Unlike most other VOIP (Voice-over-Internet) software, Skype uses a peer-to-peer model, which is the Read More →