African Web Site News - In Brief

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- Cote D’Ivoire’s secondhand car sales people see themselves under attack from those selling cars on the internet, according to Fraternité Matin. Web host has been offering cars for sale at cheaper prices than local dealers. Furthermore customers are comparing local prices to those found elsewhere and are appalled at the high prices locally. Local dealers protest that they are not comparing like with like as they as dealers have to maintain premises and that it would not be practical to offer lower prices.

- Cisco’s Antoine Perrault has published a personal web page that summarizes the network design and the equipments (based on Cisco) that a small ISP start-up needs to start operating.The document tries to reply to the most common questions asked by Small Startup ISPs that want to set up Dialup and Internet leased lineservices.