How can one get a South African IP address, and why would someone need it? The answer to both the questions is easy. The answer to the first question would be that, using a VPN one can get an IP address from any location.
A VPN is a Virtual Private Network that allows a user to change his IP address at the same time providing security by keeping the user’s original IP address anonymous. This also protects all the data sent and received from the user’s computer, making the use of internet secure.
The answer to the second question is that there are certain internet sites both in the public and private sector that allows limited access to users accessing their content from outside their country. Hence, it would be better for a South African, living outside the country for some reason to get a South African IP address.
There is one more reason that one would like to have an IP address from South Africa. The reason is that there is little or no censorship of internet content at present in South Africa; hence if you want to access some broadcast that is not available in your country on the internet, you would be able to access it using a South African IP address.
Another is that there are lots of local sport channels that are blocked outside the country. If you’re a rugby or soccer fan and your team is playing, there’s little to no chance that you’ll be able to see the game anywhere but ZA. Check out IAPS Security store for details on how to get a VPN connection to South Africa
Update Dec 2012
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