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January 1998
Absol, Club Internet and New Frontiers are profiled in the Sunday Times and on Radio 702 for their charitable donation and investment in education.
January 1998
The first of two primary rate ISDN connections is installed taking our dial-up connection capacity up to 50 modems.
May 1998
The National Intelligence Agency, Royal Dutch Embassy and Moneyweb join Absol’s customer base.
June 1998
Absol is awarded the contract to supply the prestigious private girls’ high school, St Mary’s DSG, with all their computer equipment and internet services. The school now provides its students with world class IT, Media and internet facilities, pioneering the path for other schools in Pretoria.
August 1998
An on-line interactive discussion forum is developed and hosted for Moneyweb, generating a high volume of traffic unique to the popular financial web site.
November 1998
The second primary rate ISDN connection is installed taking our dial-up connection capacity up to 80 modems.
December 1998
Following unprecedented growth, the 2-year old ISP division of Absolute Solutions registers its 1000th dial-up internet customer – a growth rate of 700% per annum.