News update Telecoms and ICT in Africa - Issue no 9 on 18 February 2000

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South Africa - growing pains in a highly regulated market

18 February 2000

News Update 9   What follows is a longer report (by Bretton Vine) than we usually run on the development of the largest internet market in Africa, South Africa. The struggle he describes between the national telco and the internet service providers offers insights into the dilemmas facing those in smaller country markets elsewhere on the continent.   If our correspondent is "off the mark" or you have factual amendments, mail them to us and we will include them in subsequent news updates. If you'd like to contribute, write and let us know.   If you need information about a…