Jul 26 2012
Talk, talk, talk. And nothing happens. That’s the trademark of the South African government. Since I came to Germany 12 years ago, Germany has gone through 4 nationwide broadband-technology updates. Every time the web got faster and cheaper. In this 12-year period SA didn’t get any infrastructure update. Today they’re still promising, and South Africans are still waiting.
Despite the economic growth and jobs the internet could bring. Read the latest views and estimates of the World Bank on that point (here). Then weep.