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Re: Networking in Africa...
> > [email protected] wrote: > > Try finding some IP connectivity while in Nigeria. You would be > > hard-pressed, even if you are willing to pay enormous $$. > > Having worked and lived in Nigeria while consulting with several ISPs > there, I can assure you this is incorrect. In large cities such as > Lagos, you can't stand on the street and spit without hitting an > Internet cafe, many of which are open 24-hours-a-day (419ers never > sleep). $15 will get you all night (11pm - 7am) access in an air > conditioned cafe with their own fast VSAT connection. I am _not_ joking- > there are thousands of Internet cafes throughout Lagos State on almost > every street. Many smaller towns in all parts of the country will often > have at least one Internet cafe around. Substitute thousands for dozens, $15 for ($15 for access via their software) $50 and you may get to plug in your laptop. Alex