View Full Version : Same dial number...
28-06-2005, 03:48 PM
Why do I keep getting the same dial-up number from different ISP?
First , telkom gave me 0860007249 , and when i changed to worldonline , i got the same number...and now I've moved to axxess , and they gave me the same number for dialup....How does this work?
28-06-2005, 03:56 PM
i think they all use the same ISP (SAIX) in the end.
28-06-2005, 04:13 PM
0860007249 is the dial-up number for any Virtual ISP making use of the SAIX network. Telkom Internet, Worldonline and Axxess are all making use of the SAIX network.
28-06-2005, 04:16 PM
you ain't changing ISP's, just changing who you directly pay.
AFAIK There really is only three nationwide dialup ISP's in SA: UUNet, IS, SAIX
28-06-2005, 07:09 PM
So if you use 0860007249, you are going through Saix regardless of who you pay.
28-06-2005, 07:40 PM
7249 = SAIX on your phone's keypad btw.
Slight hijack of the thread, sorry :p
Has anyone an idea of relative Telk** costs (dialup) between using 0860.. and e.g. 012 307... numbers - straight and callmore times?
28-06-2005, 08:05 PM
0860 numbers are always local calls, useful if you travel a lot and can't be bothered to check the local pop number. Otherwise the costs are the same.