[ubuntu-za] Fwd: Ubuntu CD images in Web Africa FreeZone

David Rubin drubin at ubuntu.com
Fri Mar 5 17:34:16 GMT 2010

On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 6:42 PM, Rudi Ahlers <rudiahlers at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 5:03 PM, David Rubin <drubin at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 4:59 PM, Robert <robket at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > This is really orsm. One of the main problems with Ubuntu uptake in
>> > South
>> > Africa is the lack of sufficient bandwidth to download the images.
>> >
>> > For those of you who don't have a WADSL account, its pretty trivial to
>> > set
>> > up a Pay as You Go ADSL account that doesn't have an expiration on the
>> > bandwidth. So its only a once off payment of R70.
>> >
>> > Robert
>> In theory you could get a Pre-Paid local one gig cap for R15.00. :)
>> Thanks morgs
> What do you mean, in theory? In reality I already only pay R10 per GB for
> local only, and R30/GB for intl. ADSL :)

Well now the free zone doesn't count towards your cap in any way. So
you could just pay for one 1gig pre-paid (which I am assuming) carries
over month to month and downloading ubuntu iso's wont use up your

Now I am just waiting for them to mirror the repo's as well.

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