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The State of the Internet    in South Africa    Craig Stewart // @stewartcraig
Who I am Craig Stewart Product Portfolio Manager @ Internet Solutionstags: passionate african focused ambitious   foot m...
1.The Infrastructure is:  I. Important  II. Irrelevant2. Reimagine
WHY ISTHISIMPORTANT?
why is this important?        WHY IS        THIS        IMPORTANT?                  we have no choice…
Internet access for all
why is this important?    The Economics    “A 10 percentage points of broadband    penetration results in a 1.38% increase...
why is this important? The Stats 2011 = 85 Million Internet users Internet Penetration = 17%Source: World Wide Worx, 2012,...
fact: SA has one of the highest GINI   Coefficients in the world...
THEINFRASTRUCTUREIS IMPORTANT
the infrastructure is important    What’s really in a    GB?
the infrastructure is importantSource: Steve Song - manypossibilities.net
the infrastructure is important
the infrastructure is important     The Future is Wireless… boom.
THEINFRASTRUCTUREIS IRRELEVANT
the infrastructure is irrelevant         The bottleneck will always exist
the infrastructure is irrelevant                                   1
the infrastructure is irrelevant                                   2
IT ISTIME TOREIMAGINE!
It’s time to reimagine…                          NEWS
It’s time to reimagine…                          HIRING
It’s time to reimagine…                          HEALTHCARE
It’s time to reimagine…                 VIDEO          CREATION/PRODUCTION
It’s time to reimagine…                          ADVOCACY
It’s time to reimagine…          IDEA BUILDING/FUNDING
It’s time to reimagine…                          EDUCATION
THE FUTURE:THE MAGNITUDE OFCHANGE IS GOING TO BESTUNNING
What does this mean… For your company? For your clients? And most importantly, for your career?
“We hope to rewire the way people spreadand consume information… We think a moreopen and connected world will help create ...
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The State of the Internet in South Africa

  1. 1. The State of the Internet in South Africa Craig Stewart // @stewartcraig
  2. 2. Who I am Craig Stewart Product Portfolio Manager @ Internet Solutionstags: passionate african focused ambitious foot model (retired) believer wine goo goo dolls lost in:
  3. 3. 1.The Infrastructure is: I. Important II. Irrelevant2. Reimagine
  4. 4. WHY ISTHISIMPORTANT?
  5. 5. why is this important? WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT? we have no choice…
  6. 6. Internet access for all
  7. 7. why is this important? The Economics “A 10 percentage points of broadband penetration results in a 1.38% increase in per capita GDP growth in developing countries”.Source: World Bank Report, 2009
  8. 8. why is this important? The Stats 2011 = 85 Million Internet users Internet Penetration = 17%Source: World Wide Worx, 2012, Internet Access in SA
  9. 9. fact: SA has one of the highest GINI Coefficients in the world...
  10. 10. THEINFRASTRUCTUREIS IMPORTANT
  11. 11. the infrastructure is important What’s really in a GB?
  12. 12. the infrastructure is importantSource: Steve Song - manypossibilities.net
  13. 13. the infrastructure is important
  14. 14. the infrastructure is important The Future is Wireless… boom.
  15. 15. THEINFRASTRUCTUREIS IRRELEVANT
  16. 16. the infrastructure is irrelevant The bottleneck will always exist
  17. 17. the infrastructure is irrelevant 1
  18. 18. the infrastructure is irrelevant 2
  19. 19. IT ISTIME TOREIMAGINE!
  20. 20. It’s time to reimagine… NEWS
  21. 21. It’s time to reimagine… HIRING
  22. 22. It’s time to reimagine… HEALTHCARE
  23. 23. It’s time to reimagine… VIDEO CREATION/PRODUCTION
  24. 24. It’s time to reimagine… ADVOCACY
  25. 25. It’s time to reimagine… IDEA BUILDING/FUNDING
  26. 26. It’s time to reimagine… EDUCATION
  27. 27. THE FUTURE:THE MAGNITUDE OFCHANGE IS GOING TO BESTUNNING
  28. 28. What does this mean… For your company? For your clients? And most importantly, for your career?
  29. 29. “We hope to rewire the way people spreadand consume information… We think a moreopen and connected world will help create astronger economy with more authenticbusinesses that build better products andservices”.Mark Zuckerberg, Founder/CEO, Facebook.Letter to Potential Shareholders, May 2012

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