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Gauteng taxis to go cashless

Digital payments of minibus taxi fares are set to be rolled out to the industry across Gauteng. The card-based project, which is backed by the Gauteng provincial government and headed up by TaxiChoice Association, will be introduced to the Johannesburg

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Public Wi-Fi is key to getting SA online

Regard-van-der-Berg-180Wi-Fi hotspots are popping up everywhere, and access is no longer uncommon in public spaces. Even minibus taxis will soon become Wi-Fi hotspots, with nearly 90% of taxi body Santaco’s fleet earmarked for Wi-Fi deployment over the next three years

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Free minibus taxi Wi-Fi: details revealed

Minibus taxi commuters will get 50MB/month of free Wi-Fi data as part of a plan to roll-out broadband Internet access to commuter taxis countrywide. Santaco, the South African National Taxi Council, has taken the wraps off the service, called WiTaxi, at a launch event in

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Vadi lauds Wi-Fi taxi project

Installing Wi-Fi access points in taxis and taxi ranks would change people’s perception of the taxi industry, Gauteng transport MEC Ismail Vadi said on Thursday. “Man, I tell you, I would not have thought of an idea of getting Internet into a taxi. It is a novel move,” he said at the launch of the South African National Taxi

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Minibus taxis to get free Wi-Fi

Santaco, the South African National Taxi Council, will this Thursday announce plans to provide free Wi-Fi Internet access to minibus taxi commuters and around taxi ranks The taxi council is due to launch the service at an event in Orlando West in Soweto on Thursday morning