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    data reseller

    How does one become a data reseller, and which ISP company do you recommend to register with?
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    Naked ADSL Telkom - worth it?

    Does anyone have experience with Telkom's new "naked ADSL"? I would really appreciate any feedback. Is it worth it? Is the speed good, etc? (p.s. I would love to have fibre but that is not an option at the moment as I stay in a complex with an unaccommodating managing agent).
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    Telkom migrating from ADSL to Wireless - Downgrade from 10mbps to 4mbps

    This is something Telkom has been pushing for a couple of months now. We were told that our ADSL copper line is no longer supported and we need to move over to their wireless infrastructure. Once on the wireless network I noticed that my speed was unusually low and when I followed up on it with...
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    Rain 5G Premium package is acctually ADSL 1Mb Package.

    I have the Rain 5G package and except for a glorious few minutes now and then of 350 Mb/s I tend to get slightly better than Adsl 10 Mb/s speeds on it. However since wednesday I have not had reliable service at all and during the day I seem incapable of having a stretch of more than 30 minutes...
  5. Jamie McKane

    ADSL is not dead - Telkom's plans for copper

    ADSL is not dead - Telkom's plans for copper Telkom will continue to offer copper-based fixed-line services in areas which it deems to be economically viable. The company's wholesale broadband division, Openserve, recently launched Pure Connect - a "Naked ADSL" product which does not require...
  6. TimBru14

    Openserve free fibre and ADSL upgrades

    Hi As per a recent article posted to MyBroadband (which I have linked below), it was stated that those that are on copper based ADSL running less than 10MBps will be bumped up to 10Mbps and those running fibre less than 100Mbps will be bumped up to 100Mbps for the next 3 odd months as of today...
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    Openserve Temp Speed Upgrades

    In the light of the Openserve Temp Speed Upgrades - thought I'll open a thread for tracking of areas that have received their upgrades. Edit: Fibre and ADSL
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    Can I get fibre despite being a few meters out of coverage?

    So I'm being forced to move from Adsl to fibre or Lte because Telkom refuse to repair faulty dsl lines, and Telkom lte coverage in my area is poor, and I just fall out of the radius for fibre. When I say just out of the radius I mean a matter of meters, as the coverage appears to have stopped...
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    Moving from telkom adsl to telkom lte

    So telkom are forcing me to move from my 20mbs uncapped adsl line to an uncapped fixed LTE service as there is a fault on line and they arent replacing copper cables for dsl. Telkoms coverage in my area doesnt appear to be great as i get slow Download and upload speeds with telkom mobile which...
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    Which would be better, 10Mbps ADSL or 5Mbps Fibre

    Hi all, Please provide me with a little bit of advise/input/opinions Currently I'm using MTN LTE 40GB package and it worked, but the cap is just not enough. So now I'm looking at getting an uncapped option, preferably ADSL or Fibre. The monthly cost I would like to keep low and not pay to...
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    ADSL Available or Discontinued?

    I stay in Parklands, close to the Sandown Checkers, and I want to know when ADSL lines will be discontinued or if they have already been discontinued in the area? Any information would be very helpful on this matter.
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    3 Wireless ADSL and VDSL routers for sale [bundle deal - all for R500]

    Three used ADSL/VDSL modem routers for sale. Perfect for someone looking to use them as range extenders or for an IT guy to use as test devices. If you're still on ADSL, you can use the VDSL modem router to get up to 40mbps on an ADSL line. Just the VDSL router retails for around R1000. Based...
  14. Jamie McKane

    10Mbps uncapped fibre and ADSL prices in South Africa compared - 2012 vs 2020

    10Mbps uncapped fibre and ADSL prices in South Africa compared - 2012 vs 2020 In the middle of 2012, Afrihost launched its latest broadband product - a 10Mbps uncapped ADSL account. At the time, it made a big splash as it was much cheaper than competing products on the market - only R997 per...
  15. NeonNinja

    Telkom ADSL to LTE replacement???

    So I just got home. Our Internet wasn't working since the 10th of January. Called on the 12th. Sent a techie today. They were liasing with my sister. So they replaced our ADSL router (D-Link) with a Huawei B315v with obviously a sim card inside. Wtf? My sister is only coming back tonight for me...
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    Solution for no ADSL & no Fibre avail at address

    Hi. I am moving to a new address the end of January. The house is in Patrys street, Blomvlei, Bellville, 7530. At my current address I have 50/50 fibre. At the new address fibre has not yet been installed, but in all the surrounding suburbs it is. So I though my closest alternative to Fibre...
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    Switching from Telkom to Mweb

    Hey guys so I wanted to know how this works. I want to switch from Telkom adsl to Mweb adsl so can i just cancel my telkom internet, keep the landline line and switch to Mweb?
  18. Jamie McKane

    Massive ADSL cable theft in Mitchells Plain

    Massive ADSL cable theft in Mitchells Plain Openserve has reported a major incident of copper cable theft in Eisleben Road, Portland in the Mitchells Plain area. The company said that on 12 December 2019, multiple cables of varying lengths were stolen in the area.
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    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...
  20. 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)...