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    South African YouTubers

    If you are a South African YouTuber please feel free to drop your youtube channel or promote your videos on this Thread:) I am a South African YouTuber, i make comedy videos :) and if you would like to follow me and watch my videos, my links are down below. My YouTube Channel...
  2. 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.
  3. 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...
  5. 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...
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    Salt water in my wellpoint

    I've recently installed a wellpoint in the Parklands north area. The guy tested to find water and installed the pump. I was quite pleased to find water. However what was not done (and neither did i think of this before-hand) was to test the water. I used a simple pool test strip to test the...
  7. 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.
  8. 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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    UWCs surrounding areas

    Hi there :) I will be moving over from Wits to UWC in 2018. I have finished a degree and will be taking this year to settle in Cape Town. I would like to find out which areas I should look at to rent property that is safe (NB) and is fairly easy to get to to/from the university (20min...
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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)
  12. 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]...
  14. 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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    Custom Silver Jewellery - Cape Town

    I need a jeweller to set a heart-shaped stone (already have - size of a R5) into a silver necklace (still need). Anyone know of a jeweller that does good work and would be happy to do a custom job?
  16. Kevin Lancaster

    Cape Town’s massive fires – Photos

    Cape Town’s massive fires – Photos The City of Cape Town and firefighters are tackling 11 blazes across the Cape Peninsula, according to a report by EWN.
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    Anyone in Brackfenfell having issues with Telkom LTE?

    For the last 2 months (since October) I've been having issues with my Telkom LTE service, where my signal dropped from 4-5 bars to 1 bar and I frequently need to reboot (about every 2 days). My speed went from 35Mbps to up to 6Mbps. My Huawei B315s is forced to connect to 2300 Mhz spectrum...
  18. Kevin Lancaster

    Mobile data speeds tested in Cape Town at 120km/h

    Mobile data speeds tested in Cape Town at 120km/h MyBroadband put Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, and Telkom’s data networks to the test along the N1, N2, and M5 in Cape Town.
  19. Kevin Lancaster

    You better pay your traffic fines in Cape Town

    You better pay your traffic fines in Cape Town Cape Town’s automatic number plate recognition technology helped it serve over 67,000 warrants, totaling more than R75 million, in nine months.
  20. Kevin Lancaster

    Crazy Cape Town criminal nailed

    Crazy Cape Town criminal nailed The City of Cape Town’s enforcement agencies chased, caught, and arrested a drunk driver, who turned out to have done a lot more than drive under the influence.
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