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    Cape Town's groundwater plan targets 'impossible'

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  2. Loppas

    Cell C on Fibre in Cape Town. How is your experience?

    Hi, I have a friend who is on the 20/20 cell c fibre package through vumatel and his experience has been pretty awful for the most part. Main issues: 1. He stays in cpt but he gets 40ms to cpt and he gets 178ms to london. However, to joburg his ping sits in the 20s which is normal. Its...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Armed robbery at Cape Town cellphone store

    Armed robbery at Cape Town cellphone store A failed robbery at a cellphone store in the Kenilworth Shopping Centre in Cape Town on Tuesday saw five armed robbers escape with a single phone.
  4. Newsfeed

    Cape Town church turns down R35,000 per month for cellphone tower on its steeple

    Cape Town church turns down R35,000 per month for cellphone tower on its steeple The Eternal Flame Church in Cape Town has turned down an offer to have a cellphone mast placed on its new 9m-tall steeple, despite being offered a monthly rental payment.
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    Bachelor's venue near CPT

    Please give me some ideas for a self-catering venue for a bachelor's with 8-12pax max 2 hours from CPT. Preferably a cottage near or on a mountain.
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    Any recommendation for Graphic Designer in Cape Town?

    Looking for a Graphic Designer in Cape Town to do some branding. Anyone have somebody they are very happy with that they can recommend?
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    Comtel Vs Coold Ideas Vs Home Connect - (Comtel anyone???) Vox VOIP?

    Hi, I am looking to sign up for fiber in Three Anchor Bay, Green Point, Cape Town area which is serviced by Octotel. I have narrow my choice down to either Cool Ideas or Home Connect, and I recently looked into Comtel. Looking at 100mbps/25 uncapped, unshaped as well as add on VOIP...
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    What are the best deals around for fibre in Cape Town right now? June 2017?

    I want to get fibre installed, what are the best un-capped deals around at the moment? June/July 2017? Also is there anything to be careful of or to avoid?
  9. Kevin Lancaster

    #CapeStorm – Photos show damage in Cape Town

    #CapeStorm – Photos show damage in Cape Town A strong cold front has hit Cape Town, with gale force winds causing damage to buildings, infrastructure, and vehicles in the city.
  10. Jamie McKane

    Cape Town mobile data speeds tested

    Cape Town mobile data speeds tested We tested South Africa's four mobile networks in Cape Town - here are the results.
  11. Kevin Lancaster

    What Cape Town plans to do about Airbnb housing crisis

    What Cape Town plans to do about Airbnb housing crisis Cape Town residents say a shortage of rental accommodation in the city has caused rental prices to soar, and have blamed the popularity of hospitality platform Airbnb.
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    My experience getting gigabit fibre with Octotel and Vanilla

    Hi all, before I got my fibre I found it quite tricky to find the information I wanted about the process, speeds, etc on getting Octotel fibre, specifically the gigabit package. Now that I have it, I want to share the information with the forum just in case there are any others like me out there...
  13. medicnick83

    How Ambulances/EMS Work (Cape Town)

    Hi all, I get PM's daily asking me questions about ambulances related stuff, EMS etc and I don't mind answering but I've sat down and thought about creating a thread specifically for Cape Town to answer some of the common questions I get and explain things. This thread will probably grow and...
  14. Kevin Lancaster

    Cape Town to fight for right to buy electricity

    Cape Town to fight for right to buy electricity The City of Cape Town is preparing to take legal action against the energy minister over where it receives its electricity supply from, mayor Patricia de Lille said on Tuesday.
  15. Kevin Lancaster

    Best burgers in Cape Town

    Prepare for war when you ask Capetonians about where the best food is served. Where are the best burgers in Cape Town?
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    Wireless to Fibre/Satellite Options Cape Town?

    I'm busy putting feelers out there for experiences with any fibre alternative in Cape Town. Looking for any isp/package that offers any upload speed that's upwards from at least 2mb. Have 2 users in my household, one for business in the entertainment industry (not too heavy use though...
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    Urgently need super-wizz iPhone data restorer in Cape Town

    Just bricked an iPhone whilst travelling (underwater for 30 minutes) so there's major critical data I can't get off. Where's the best place to take this in Cape Town to ensure I at least get the data off the memory (preferably S Suburbs and not OTT pricing)
  18. Kevin Lancaster

    Cape Town draws battle lines over right to buy alternative energy from IPPs

    Cape Town draws battle lines over right to buy alternative energy from IPPs The City of Cape Town plans to take Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson to court for the right to buy power directly from alternative energy suppliers, instead of Eskom. The city wanted to get 20% of its energy...
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    FTTH Service Providers in Lower Constantia / Plumstead [CPT]

    I have been offered FTTH services from WebAfrica, however WA's prices[0] appear higher than, for example, Cybersmart[1]. Does anyone know if there are other ISPs available in this area, or a tool that I can use to find alternate providers? [0] https://www.webafrica.co.za/fibre/ [1]...
  20. Kevin Lancaster

    Cape Town fights crime with drones, acoustic technology, and smartphones

    Cape Town fights crime with drones, acoustic technology, and smartphones Cape Town is leading the way in using technology to fight crime, which includes drones, acoustic technology that identifies and locates gunfire, and a mobile alert system tracing criminals.
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