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Re: Networking in Africa...
On Mon, 2 Dec 2002, Dan Hollis wrote: > > On Mon, 2 Dec 2002, fingers wrote: > > i don't know if I've ever actually received 1 of those spam messages from > > a host inside Nigeria > > About 45% of the nigerian scams I receive originate directly from nigerian > IPs, another 45% originate from a2000.nl in the netherlands, and the last > 10% from lagos. Someone folks may remember from the list way back, Robbie Honkerkamp, is working in Africa building net. Here's an sample: http://www.tangaza.com/Home/IntroStatic.html http://www.rufaa.com/ Anyhow, I think the big problem in Africa is pipe size. It's pretty neat that with small pipes people put up such big websites. -M