Posts tagged with "South Africa"

The place I unfortunately currently call my home.

Telkom Uncapped LTE is bullshit

November 24, 2018 by Christoff Truter

From time to time a deal comes along that is so fantastic that it just seems too good to be true, if you're interested in getting the "Smartbroadband" LTE uncapped deal from Telkom, do yourself a favour and read this post to the very end

South Africa   Rant  

#ScienceMustFall

October 18, 2016 by Christoff Truter

Last week a rather embarrassing video went viral here in South Africa.

South Africa   Opinion  

How to survive on R753 a month

June 14, 2016 by Christoff Truter

Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini recently stated that South Africans should be able to live on R753 (about $50 at the current rand dollar exchange rate) per month. Now surely our esteemed minister cannot be wrong?

South Africa  

MTN targeting 'freeloading' WhatsApp

January 19, 2016 by Christoff Truter

If you've been following South African news lately, you would have undoubtedly seen the title of this post before.To be completely fair, WhatsApp pays for data-usage just like everybody else, there is however much more to the topic than the title suggests

South Africa  

Online content censorship - South Africa

January 2, 2015 by Christoff Truter

An act similar in concern to SOPA and PIPA is being proposed by the FPB (Film and publication board) in South Africa, but unlike SOPA and PIPA, it doesn't seem to really bring any real benefit to the table for content creators.

South Africa