1. 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)...
  2. J

    DSTV Expora 2 Remote Record feature broken

    My DSTV Explore 2 Remote Record feature has broken. Previous time I used the feature, about 2 months ago, it still worked. Last week, after switching from ADSL to fibre (and from an ADSL modem/router to a fibre modem + separate router), the service has become troubled. I can confirm with...
  3. Rickster

    Is this possible with afrihost mobile/air?

    @AfriMan Hi, I have a prepaid MTN SIM and i would like to know if i could use any of afrihosts offerings to be able to use their data via APN without having to get a SIM + wifi device. Thanks.
  4. N

    Vuma - Moving from Vox to Afrihost

    Hi How long did your guys move take? Vox finally released the line on Sunday the 1st. I logged a call with Afrihost on Sunday morning. My line has still not been activated. They said it takes 48 to 72 hours to resolve this, surely that doesn't sound right as it there is no installation just a...
  5. J

    Kuilsriver Highbury and Highbury Park

    So, Here I am again. Trying to get some answers out of the 10's of fiber providers. SADV being the worst and the biggest liars ever, Last year at a community meeting for the area SADV promised that by end of March 2019 fiber trenching would have started in the area. Its not almost a year later...
  6. T

    Alcatel Lucent i-240g-d fibre modem port speed gigabit or not? - Closed

    Hi guys/gals Apologies if this has been asked before but I cannot find anything and unfortunately Google has not been helpful. I live in a small complex and we had a 100meg Openserve line put in around 1.5 years ago when 100meg was the max speed available from Afrihost. We have now upgraded to...
  7. S

    Unable to get 1-grid / gridhost / serve to transfer (release) domain

    Help!!! Has anyone else had experience transferring a dotcom domain AWAY from 1-grid / gridhost / serve / whatever they are calling themselves this year? We have been trying since July to get them to release our domain, which we recently found out is actually registered with enom (they don't...
  8. 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...
  9. T

    Afrihost Canadian Website Delivery Issues

    Hi All, I recently had a prospected client from Canada that told me he can't access my website. I started to probe and found that all my sites WordPress and HTML cant be accessed from Canada using Then I went deeper to check all my sites on Host Gator and Hetzner, and sure as...
  10. Fjorko

    Afrihost - Pure Fibre Feedback Thread

    Had to be done. Let's go.
  11. Jamie McKane

    Afrihost Pure Fibre - Big price cuts on FTTH packages

    Afrihost Pure Fibre - Big price cuts on FTTH packages Afrihost has launched its new Pure Fibre offerings, which comprise a new selection of uncapped, unshaped fibre-to-the-home packages. These packages are offered across multiple networks and are significantly cheaper than the competition...
  12. P

    Better ISP than Afrihost?

    I've been with Afrihost for a number of years now but due to their horrible customer service with my Fibre order I want to mov to a new ISP. I was hoping someone would be able to assist with choosing a new ISP - one who actually replies to queries in a timely manner. I'm currently living in...
  13. Jamie McKane

    Big downtime at Afrihost

    Big downtime at Afrihost Afrihost's website, hosting services, and network are experiencing major issues this morning. According to reports on DownDetector and social media, Afrihost web hosting and email customers are unable to access their respective services, with many users reporting that...
  14. D

    Afrihost LTE misleading

    Because my Telkom LTE was becoming slower and slower and I knew Fibre was on the way I ordered CellC LTE from Afrihost on a month to month contract. CellC LTE worked much better (speed and stability) than Telkom. After two months the Fibre became available and I signed up with CoolIdeas. I did...
  15. F

    Who are you and what have you done with Afrihost?

    Hi Gian I work in IT and my peers and I have for nearly a decade idolized Afrihost and the sheer level of service excellence that made you guys rise above the rest. And for the last six months, even prior to my sim getting delivered, I have experienced the complete opposite. I had less trouble...
  16. Jamie McKane

    The most important skill which could land you a job at Afrihost

    The most important skill which could land you a job at Afrihost Afrihost is one of South Africa’s best-known Internet service providers and has great workplace perks. Afrihost employees get free connectivity, free breakfast, lunch, and dinner, free imported coffee, and an open bar on Friday...
  17. N

    Considering a new ISP - please help

    Hi guys. I've been with webafrica for a while now (100/25mb uncapped octotel). Since ive started streaming i've decided i want to upgrade the upload to 100 aswell. However i see a couple other ISPs have 100/100 for about 100-200 bucks cheaper. Speeds are pretty inconsistent at peak times...
  18. V

    200mb Fibre for 8 people

    Hi guys and gals, I want some insight on this. We live on a small holding, theres 3 houses with a total of 8 people. I am getting a 200mbps Premium Uncapped fibre line installed and then splitting it to all the houses. I would say 6 of the people are heavy internet users (Games, Downloads...
  19. H

    Afrihost delay on installation

    As Afrihost do not respond to Hello Peter this is the only forum I have to let off steam. A lady who is renting a place from us has been trying to activate fibre in her unit that has a Vumatel CPE Object number VT-NC-OB-1942 Afrihost keeps telling her that there is no CPE even after she gave...
  20. D

    RAIN Fixed wireless throttled

    Hi, Is anyone else having issues with Afrihost fixed wireless being throttled? During peak times I get throttled to 1mbps. That was still useable, but lately it seems like they started balancing usage even more. Now I get 1mbps for 2 minutes, then it stops complety for 30 seconds. This continues...