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    Enterprise Fibre for WISP

    Hello all Shopping around for some Enterprise fibre for a WISP base station... Yes. We have licences. Anyone have some insight on how much bandwidth will work to initially start serving around 20 clients on 10/5 packages? We haven’t used carrier grade internet before. Quotes welcome too...
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    Become an ISP... How?

    Hello all Not sure I'm posting in the right place but here goes.. How does one actually go about becoming an ISP? Step 1 - MONEY. Yes yes, step 1 also - ICASA licences. Let's say I have these... How does one then actually provide internet services, particularly over fibre, to customers...
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    Best way to network Apartment buildings?

    Hello all Looking for some insight on what the best way would be to network 7 apartment buildings together... Basically the internal reticulation is easy as there are already conduits with space available. So, switches in the db box and a cable to each apartment. Question is: How to network...
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    PowerBeam ISO 400 low throughput - not aligned

    Hello all Just deployed a PtP with PBE ISO Gen2's to send a 200/100 fibre internet connection over 500m with Complete clear LoS. *Currently installled with "point and shoot" installation (no proper alignment yet - need to get some scaffolds to reach the height) and I get the signal and...
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    Miktotik Firewall Help

    Hi all I currently have a Mikrotik 750UP set up with PPPoE for client connections. Having some unaccounted bandwidth being used on main gateway and the following rule: ""add action=drop chain=input comment="Drop anything else!" seems to work to keep it out and the network running smoothly...
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    LiteBeam AC with Mikrotik

    Hello, Anyone able to please shed some light on how to get a client CPE (Ubiquiti LiteBeam AC 23dBi) with AirOS7 to connect to the internet via Mikrotik PPPoE Server? Network: Mikrotik RB750UP (Management, Dial PPPoE, PPPoE server) To Ubiquiti LiteBeam AC Sector (AP in Bridge mode)...
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    WISP Upstream Provider

    Hello all, So I've managed to successfully get my WISP off the ground with much help from users on this forum. Thanks! My WISP is at the moment still small scale and really just running to cover operational costs. (Still need ICASA Licensing etc.) Currently using Telkom ADSL line with...
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    Mikrotik PPPoE MTU issues?

    Hello all, I'm experiencing a problem with my Mikrotik PPPoE setup, in the sense that, some sites don't load at all when connecting via PPPoE. When connecting via DHCP, it works "okay-ish". Anyone able to shed some light on what the problem could be? Setup: ADSL Router - RB750UP -...
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    Mikrotik PPPoE Help

    Hello, I have the following network set up: DSL Router in Bridge mode --> MT RB750UP - Dial PPPoE, PPPoE Server --> Ubiquiti Bullet as Wi-Fi Access Point. The problem I am having is as follows: After configuration of PPPoE, NAT etc, network works fine. After a few days, internet...
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    Home router with high gain antenna

    Hi all, A question on antenna gain and EIRP: If I have a normal home router (TP-LINK843ND) that has 5dBi antennae, and I then replace one with a 14dBi directional antenna (TL-ANT2414A)...
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    Best way to manage WISP clients?

    Hi, If I set up a WISP network with the Ubiquiti Bullet and a 12dBi omni as the access point and clients using the TP-Link WR8432ND as CPE's, how can I manage each client individually in terms of speed and data cap?
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    Two ADSL lines + load balancing for Wi-Fi network

    Hi all, I would like to set up a Wi-Fi network for the residents at the complex I live in. Our exchange supports max. 10mbps ADSL so I'd like to know if it would be recommended to get two 10 meg lines and implement load balancing to "sort of" make it a 20 Meg line? If so, how many...
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    ADSL resale

    Hi all, I am looking for an ISP who would allow me to resell the bandwidth I buy from them. (Trying to setup a WISP at the complex I live at). I'm looking for one ADSL line (for now) , that I can hopefully split between about 10 users. Anyone know of a company who could assist me with...
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    Line speed VS No. of users

    Hello all, Let's say I have a10mbps business ADSL line, which would sync at say, 1000kbps. If I connect 5 of my neighbours via Wi-Fi (WISP setup, with CPE's), and do bandwidth control on there CPE's to say Max. 200kbps, would the network run at okay speeds if nobody runs anything that is...