• South Africa is among the Top 3 global locations that can support English language skills at scale
  • South Africa offers a First World experience in terms of its infrastructure and quality of life
  • South Africa offers a high quality, cost effective destination for offshoring business processes, in a stable investment environment supported by world class infrastructure
  • South Africa has a vibrant offshoring industry, which draws on the country’s linguistic, cultural and product affinity with the USA and Europe to deliver distinctive quality services
  • The public sector in South Africa has made a high-profile, long-term commitment to the offshoring industry, resulting in strong investor support and sustainable reductions in costs over the next several years
  • Excellent quality of infrastructure – roads, power, connectivity, retail and office buildings
  • Good quality of life with high standard of education, entertainment and healthcare facilities, very similar to those in the USA and Europe
  • Low cost of living: Johannesburg is ranked at 131 and Cape Town at 158 out of 214 cities on the worldwide cost of living index1 (Mercer 2011) (lesser than Prague, Dublin, Delhi, Kuala Lumpur and Cairo)
  • Compatible time zone with UK (GMT+2)
  • Stable telecom infrastructure with steady addition in undersea cables and rapidly reducing costs