Recent content by crowbar2008

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    Rain 5G great, but it is the reason Rain LTE is now slow!

    I have to agree with Mr Maph. I have had RAIn LTE for about a year and half. I have never ever experienced speeds or disconectivty lower than 25ms and 45Mbps down and around 10Mbps Up. All of a sudden the last two weeks with a full 100% signal and a router that has been connected to the tower...
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    have been using RAIN for more than a year with 45mbps down and around 20Mbps up no iseeus never disconnected. Now its almost every day of constant up and down like a yo-yo. My router is in the exact same possition its been for the past year.
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    Hi Guys, Anyone else experiencing slow to no conectivity for the past two days in Germiston / Lambton area
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    Looking for a Free Home Network Monitoring Software

    Hi Mongeasy, Not sure how good your networking knowledge are. But you can have a look at the mikrotik RB951Ui-2nd. Router. But you can setup some mangle rules with quees on their to allocated bandwidth to certain users or IPs I have around 45 Mikrotik routerboards on site at different...
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    Fiber for estate

    Hi guys, I got a bit of a question. My friend does fiber installs and trenching etc. So we kind of help each other out when need be. I do network installs and use 90% mikrotik equipment to manage my networks at client on site. He is trenching and installing fiber thru out a very big new...
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    Open ports

    Hi Guys, On Rain's uncapped sim for R250 p/m does anyone know if you can open specific ports on the router in order to access services hosted on your pc. I have a machine at my house I need to login to all the time to send invoice to customers etc. I do not want to use something like Teamviewer...
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    Test your mobile network and win prizes worth R5,000

    Network - Telkom mobile Location - Germiston/lambton
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    Afrihost Cell C network problems

    Cellc with Afrihost down again in lambton [emoji35][emoji35] ridiculous.
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    VPS required, local or international

    Hostafrica's support is really good, but unless you know how SSH works and are willing to get your hands dirty I would not go with them. And since they host their cloud servers at Hetzner and Hetzner recently got hacked my VPS has been blacklisted 3 times already cause I just cannot get to the...
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    The official Mikrotik router thread

    Hi Thor, Setting up more than one network on mikrotik is fairly easy. If you need help give me a PM and I will gladly send you my cell and we can talk it thru on whatsapp or a call.
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    Afrihost APN on their Cell C fixed wireless offer

    I also get random disconnects in Germiston area with full 4G signal and then it can last for up too 10 minutes.
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    Webafrica VOIP not showing ported number

    Hi Guys, So I have this client that recently decided to move to Webafrica. Vuma provided the install for his fiber. Apparently its working really well. At the same time they sold him the idea of porting his 011 number from telkom as well. All good and well after numerous phone calls eventually...
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    The official Mikrotik router thread

    I use the RB750Gr3 at about 15 of my clients. All of them which connects to a L2TP/IPSec vpn to my hex lite at my home office this in turn gives me access to any customers network when I need to make changes. I would disagree about ubiquity APs being the best. Yes its a really awesome product...