The report was produced by the Network Society Project. In 2012 one third of South Africans used the Internet. The report examines their use of mobile phones and PCs, the impact of data costs on use and the role of social media.
When most people think or speak about internet freedom, they are often concerned with the right, for example, to say what you want online without censorship and without being subject to the chilling effects of surveillance.
Wits Internet Week brought together researchers, policy makers, mobile and fixed- line operators, civil society organisations and others to discuss the present, past and future of the Internet in South Africa.