Internet News - In Brief


- A survey of South African local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) has found they believe faster Internet connections boost their business. The 2004 SME Survey, conducted by research firm World Wide Worx, indicates that companies experience better business performance when using a faster Internet connection.

- Ghana's conectcafe says that it is running an internet café franchise scheme with four cafes running on a 24 hour basis. The two currently up-and-running are in Osu (8,000 cedis ph) and Tema (6,000 cedis per hour). The other two in Malata and Accra Poly are temporarily down but will be back up shortly.