Frustrated thoughts about broadband and road traffic

I found myself stuck in traffic this morning on my way to a meeting and frustrated with the amount of time wasted on the road and how better and more reliable broadband could be a huge productivity boost. I basically found myself thinking about a similar issue I ranted about a year and a half […]

MTN's seemingly stupid LTE pricing strategy

Apparently MTN is charging its contract users an extra R39 each month for access to its LTE service. This access charge seems to be an add-on like data bundles and itemised billing and it is something Telkom executives would come up with as a Good Idea because it adds another convenient revenue stream. It doesn’t […]

Broadband to combat road rage

I just had a little commute-battle through traffic. What a total waste of time! Fast, affordable and reliable broadband, coupled with smarter thinking about how we work, must be a solution to road congestion and road rage. So next time there is a road rage incident, it’s Telkom’s fault.

Blazing broadband at Melrose Arch on @MTNSouthAfrica

Like any geek sitting down in a new location for more than 5 seconds, I ran a Speedtest on the MTN network here at Melrose Arch. The download rate is awesome but the upload rate is unusually slow for cellular data, in my limited experience.

Small geekgasm at Internet Solutions today

I had a meeting at Internet Solutions earlier today and did the obligatory speed test on my wireless connection. It was most gratifying!

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