If you are visiting South Africa, then worrying about your experience without internet access should be the last thing in your mind.
South Africa has a wide internet access although the speeds might be slower and most often temperamental outside the major cities.
The cities with the best internet access include - Johannesburg, Capetown, Pretoria, Soweto, Durban, Mitchell's Plain, Umlazi among others.
- In most accomodations, Wi-Fi is always among the options. The Wi-Fi is secure and fast.
NOTE: Most Wi-Fi connections in tourist resorts, lodges or hotels tend to secure their Wi-Fi with a password which is always given in the reception.
Accomodations also tend to have a computer connected to an Ethernet cable to enable their customers access the internet.
Wi-Fi is also provided in Malls, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars and Airports I'm South Africa.
- Cyber Cafes are common in the major cities as well as in the suburbs. You'll be required to pay around R40 per hour to access the internet.
- Network service providers such as MTN sell USB modems and data packages for home users.
Internet service providers
- Skyrove and Red button offer access to the internet after you buy credit online or after paying the hotspot owner.