The whole country came to a halt today. Without being too sarcastic, I find it unbelievable that the most mobile networks could not handle today's needs but instead, they invest highly into advertising and stupid features.
After the rainy weekend accompanied by lightning and thunder in some regions, some of you have probably rushed to switch off and disconnect the electrical appliances.
Since a few days, Mauritius has been added to the list of countries whereby Orange provides the service, Deezer, for a monthly subscription fee of Rs150.
Last Saturday at around 6pm, my computer lost contact with the outside world. No internet connectivity nor any dial tone.
ADSL users will be glad to learn that the price is going down as follows, as from 1st Dec 2011. However, no change has been made to the price of myT packages. Read more in the blog post.
Following an investigation initiated on the 21st February 2011, the Competition Commission of Mauritius (CCM) issued a press release on the 24th October 2011. btw, Happy Divali to all 🙂
Here's a new story. A Mauritius Telecom's Technician who can't locate a network port on a laptop, and can't even connect the modem to the internet. Blame finally lands onto the laptop, which "isn't good".
Everything started with the introduction of private radios some years back. Later on, the rude competition for a better ISP lead to the explosion of blogs and growing use of social networking sites. More recently, newspapers have increased their presence on the net. While waiting for the private tv to become a reality, what are your hopes for the media in our island?