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South African internet user base grows to 8.5 mln in 2011

Wednesday 23 May 2012 | 05:58 CET | News
The number of internet users in South Africa accelerated in the past year, due to the impact of both smartphones and ordinary mobile phones, according to a study by World Wide Worx. South African internet user base had grown from 6.8 million in 2010 to 8.5 million at the end of 2011, no less than 25 percent growth. This strong growth would continue during this year, and the internet user base would pass the 10 million mark by the end of the year. A total of 7.9 million South Africans access internet on their mobile phones. Of these, 2.48 million access it only on their mobile phones, and do

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