1. S

    Telkom copper cutoff date

    Hello. I was recently contacted by Telkom regarding moving over to LTE from ADSL since there is currently no fibre in my area. Also recently, I heard from another service provider that they would be installing fibre in my area and that it would be operational by January 2020. I would prefer to...
  2. werfie

    Telkom conundrum - Advice?

    I currently have a 10mbps ADSL line through Telkom directly. I have been contacted by Rain and offered their 5G service (uncapped, unshaped @ R1000 pm). I have been looking at other option for faster speeds and given Telkom's ADSL decommissioning exercise. (I don't have Fibre available)...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Telkom cuts off ADSL customer with no other connectivity

    Telkom cuts off ADSL customer with no other connectivity A Telkom customer from Centurion recently reached out to MyBroadband after Telkom informed him that it would suspend his ADSL connection. This follows Telkom announcing it would gradually phase out its copper infrastructure.
  4. K

    Telkom “testing line”....

    I’ve been in contact with Telkom to ask them what’s been happening to my ADSL line. All they can give me is “We testing the line” (which has been off for a few days) but can’t tell me any more information, or how many days it’s going to be.
  5. V

    Removal of copper lines and replacement with LTE routers, the hell Telkom?!

    So i just got a call from Telkom about them removing the ADSL copper lines in my area and giving us LTE routers in the meantime until they can install fiber but the thing is that in my landline will have to go through that LTE router until they can install fiber, and what about blackouts? These...
  6. U

    Now that I can't get ADSL I no longer have good internet options, what do I do?

    Hi there all, I live in Linbro Park, the internet availability here... Is questionable to say the least, We had adsl here until the lines were stolen so much they decided to stop installing new ones, now our only option is LTE which is too expensive, and just not stable enough for us. The speeds...
  7. RedViking

    Web Africa Telkom LTE (FIXED) R899 - 150GB FUP - 10Mbps Speed

    Is this a good deal? 1. I am currently paying almost R650 for ADSL (220 Telkom + 420 Axxess) for less than 4Mbps line and use about 120-150GB a month. But my line is mostly consistent for 95% of the time. 2. Will the Telkom Fixed LTE be reliable? (from your experience)I know it will also...
  8. T

    Telkom making me go crazy

    Hi Everyone. I am not sure if this is the right place to query about this. But my ADSL 4Mb/s line with Telkom has not been working for almost 2 months now. I am a working university student. I can safely say that the reason my results are so bad is because of telkom and now it turns out I might...
  9. yayokb

    Need to change ISP, need to find max supported speed

    Hello guys! This is my first post so sorry if this is just another repeat of someone else's post. But, I really need the help. I'm a teenager who is this household's only hope in finding out the best package for us and whether or not we're being overcharged. Currently, we have a 4Mbps 40GB +...
  10. S

    Hermanus Internet solution..........?

    Hi everyone/anyone I am moving from a small town in the northern cape to Hermanus(Voëlklip ). My best option was a 4Mbps Adsl line from telkom. I assumed that I would have more and better options in Hermanus, but after a quick look it seem that best option again will be a 4Mbps line from...
  11. Jamie McKane

    Big decline in Telkom ADSL and fibre customers

    Big decline in Telkom ADSL and fibre customers Telkom has released its financial results for the year ended 31 March 2019, which show the biggest decline in fixed-broadband subscribers the company has ever seen. The results show that Telkom’s ADSL, VDSL, and fibre subscribers declined from...
  12. ImmoD

    Adsl woes

    Need some advice from the experts, Not happy with my current ISP Mweb and looking to make a change but not with put advice. I currently have an 8mbs Line which I get max speed of about 7mbs at best & up to 2mbs during busy periods with uncapped Data that is throttled at 250GB, the problem is...
  13. F

    Cancelled my phone line fine ... but not my ADSL

    First of all a little background, When I go to, I can see that my account has been cancelled... If I go to ("Home & Business Accounts" > "Manage My Accounts"), I have nothing listed at...
  14. M

    D-Link DSL-G2562DG - Fiber + VDSL + ADSL router

    Item: D-Link DSL-G2562DG - Fiber + VDSL + ADSL router. Age: 6 months Price: R1000 negotiable. Warranty: Not sure Packaging: Yes Condition: Excellent - looks brand new Location: Cape Town - Southern Suberbs Reason: Getting Fiber and ISP will provide a free router Shipping: Yes - Aramex R99 - will...
  15. P

    Active Fibre ISP

    Is anyone using the ISP Active Fibre? I'm struggling to find reviews and would love to have some feedback. Their prices and benefits seems very good but is it worth avoiding leading ISP's like Rocketnet and Cool Ideas? Your feedback is appreciated.
  16. fundutzi

    Best ISP for low latency, prepaid data to test with

    Dear All, What very good ISP do you recommend, need some prepaid data to test ADSL? The why and some background. ADSL line 4MB suffer high latency when line is used < 50% of capacity. {between 2- 4 times slower as norm.} Latency is fine when line not used at all, < 10% of capacity. Router...
  17. C

    Fibre in Overport Area

    Anyone has information when we might get fibre in Overport/ Asherville area? I'm on the west side of Brickfield road towards Asherville. In the last month or so, the ADSL connection has been really pathetic (10 mbps, getting closer to 2 mbps). Telkom says there are a lot of cable faults in the...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Best uncapped ADSL deals in South Africa

    Best uncapped ADSL deals in South Africa A recent MyBroadband poll revealed that ADSL is still a popular broadband connection type for South Africans. While most MyBroadband readers stated that they have fibre at home, ADSL came in second place in terms of primary home broadband connection -...
  19. Burr

    Axxess vs MWEB? (ADSL)

    Hi Guys, So I'm moving into a new place in February and looking to get ADSL (no fibre available in the area, RIP). Contacted Telkom who will hopefully have the line installed before I move in. I'm currently contributing to an 8MB line at home with my parents, we've been with MWEB since Big...
  20. R

    Is telkom falsifying usage data?

    So I noticed on the telkom portal that my usage for monday is 33gb. 1. I did not download this much 2. It's quite literally impossible For my 4mbps line to use that much it needs to download at full speed for 19 hours and 40 minutes straight Problem being that there are only 17 hours in one day...