1969


The start of the Arpanet INternet.

The South African Internet


At 10.44am on 12 November 1991, the first packet of data was sent from Grahamstown across the Atlantic to a house in Oregan, USA. We all know this simple transaction that we all use on a daily basis as the Internet. Grahamstown has just celebrated the 20th anniversary of this event, hosting an evening with … Continue reading The South African Internet

Bathurst Internet


Vodacon's coverage map has been slightly adjusted recently. 3G ( broadband ) now covers more than 10% of the farm. With slopes, trees and structures this is not a reality. But the good news is that it is somewhere. So now to tap tap into this amazingly fast and affordable service is possible. I can … Continue reading Bathurst Internet