August 2012, Maxwell Technologies have launched Sat-Space HOTSPOT solution in South Africa

http://companies.mybroadband.co.za/blog/2012/08/17/new-satellite-connectivity-model-set-to-empower-townshiprural-entrepreneurs/
http://www.itwebafrica.com/network/272-south-africa/229835-prepaid-satellite-broadband-for-sas-townships
http://www.humanipo.com/blog/1298/Rural-areas-in-South-Africa-now-using-prepaid-satellite-broadband
http://internetfromsatellite.wordpress.com/2012/08/21/maxwell-prepaid-satellite-internet-broadband-rural-south-africa/