Tectonic: LPI Exam Prices May Triple in SA
May 06, 2006, 13:00 (2 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Linux Professional Institute (LPI) exams could cost more than
R900 [€117/C$165] per exam in South Africa by next year--about
three times the current local price of R300 [€39/C$55]--if the
Canadian-based organisation forces South Africa to adopt its
standard global price.
"Earlier this year, the LPI announced a price hike that
established a global 'benchmark' exam price of 150 US dollars
(R900) per exam. In its press release, the Institute said it would
keep with its tradition of 'local and regional responsiveness' with
regards to pricing, raising hopes that South Africans could benefit
from subsidised rates..."