Connecting South Africa Wirelessly

There’s been a modified image of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs doing the rounds, with Wi-Fi at the bottom of the pyramid, before Physiological Needs. Obviously it’s not an official theoretical extension of Maslow’s work but a great, albeit fleeting, glimpse into how far we have come as a world when it comes to connectivity. There are a number of initiatives to connect the country wirelessly to ensure that citizens can navigate their worlds with ease.

Project Isizwe is a non-profit organisation that seeks to ensure the provision of free Wi-Fi across open public spaces and low-income communities. It was…
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