Our MyBroadband staff recently conducted speed tests around Johannesburg and Pretoria as part of their 2016 War Drive.
This was done on a Saturday – which means while you kicked off your weekend scoring sweet tech deals, they had to sit in a car with people they love saying goodbye to on a Friday afternoon.
Worse than that, their driver – who may or may not be their boss – takes pleasure in driving the speed limit at all times. In some cases, much slower.
It wasn’t glamorous, they did not have any cool road-trip montage moments you see in movies, and it required them being in bed by 22:00 on the Friday evening.
Then, some readers have the cheek to ask MyBroadband staff to do the tests in Durban and Cape Town too.
Before you ask them to expand to more cities, and spend more time with each other, here is what the highlight of their day was: an animated discussion about how BBM let WhatsApp take away its market dominance in the messaging market.
Please think about that before putting in more requests. There is only so much geekdom the MyBroadband staff can take.
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This article originally appeared on MyBroadband and is republished with permission.
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