Dial-up still dominates South Africa’s fixed-line Internet access

By bne IntelliNews October 18, 2010
Dial-up still dominatesSouth Africas fixed-line internet access a new research report from PwC said.The country had 3.1mn dial-up users and 600,000 fixed-line broadband users in2009. The SA Entertainment and Media Outlook 2010-2014 report predicts that thenumber of fixed-line broadband users will only overtake those using dial-up in2013. But PwC says consumer ADSL spend is already higher than that for dial-upand predicts a compound annual growth rate in mobile broadband subscribers of50.7%, with the spend reaching ZAR 15.2bn by 2014, a compounded  annual increase from 2009. Total internetaccess spend is expected to increase annually by 20.1% to ZAR 30.5bn in 2014.

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