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    Cool Ideas Fibre ISP – Feedback Thread 3

    Moving into a brand new complex that has fibre line pre-installed by FibreSuburb. I tried to setup a new line with Cool Ideas but was told that FibreSuburb isn't available where I live... but it definitely is! MyOwnIsp even passed out order forms to our complex to activate our lines on...
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    Big delivery delays at Takealot

    it seems like deliveries that are in Takealot's warehouse are running smoothly still. If the listing says 5 -7 days then they usually have to be fulfilled by the supplier which might have to even source it from abroad first.
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    Should invoices be due on the same day? [O/T from Cut off one week after payment...]

    if someone is unable to pay their bill throughout the lockdown why not just throttle their speeds down to 1mbps or so? my phone and internet service providers in the US all sent out emails letting us know that we'd have an extra 60 days to pay and wouldn't have service interrupted so that seems...
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    New Apple MacBook Air and Mac Mini - South African pricing

    interestingly they haven't updated pricing on their old stock so with the exchange rate its cheaper to buy a MacBook in SA than it is in the US.
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    Cool Ideas Fibre ISP – Feedback Thread 3

    Unable to establish a PPPoE session in Kensington eta: back online now
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    Cool Ideas Fibre ISP – Feedback Thread 3

    haven't noticed any hiccups here. not a gamer and we dont monitor latency and packet loss. the light switches at our house sometimes require international connectivity so we're usually immediately aware of any degradation of service
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    Novel CoronaVirus (COVID-19) Updates & Discussion

    Hectic. We have 3 flights a day to Joburg from Qatar and the flight crews spend a couple nights all hanging around Sandton.
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    The ZAR Exchange Rate Thread

    i don't think they'll be smiling though if borders start closing and manufacturing slows down due coronavirus
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    FNB customers beware new scam

    my RMB and FNB Private Wealth cards both start with 4707. my normal cold card is 4127. credit cards would also have a different BIN. so i guess the scammers would need to know what kind of account they have ahead of time
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    Cool Ideas Fibre ISP – Feedback Thread 3

    Also been having issues with media on FB, Instagram and Twitter as well.
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    Cool Ideas Fibre ISP – Feedback Thread 3

    Saw a post where Afrihost claimed that the only FNO where they use PPPoE was openserve. I always thought DHCP would be better in theory from a customer support standpoint since a user could simply buy a router off the shelf, plug it in and it simply works straight away without any additional...
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    Cool Ideas Fibre ISP – Feedback Thread 3

    Is there any particular reason why Cool Ideas uses PPPoE on vuma aerial while some others ISPs use DHCP? not complaining - just curious of the pros and cons of each.