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    Connect to Telkom Mobile using built-in modem on Windows 10?

    Hi I have a laptop with a built-in HSPA modem and SIM card slot. It is running Windows 10 Pro 64 bit (v. 1803). When the SIM card is inserted, Windows is able to detect the Telkom Mobile network in the network menu that opens from the system tray. It shows "TelkomSA (HSDPA)" and...
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    Sony Bravia Internet Video

    New to this forum, so I hope I am positing in the correct place. I have a Sony Bravia TV model 40EX520. I have just connected it with a network cable to my router and it seems as if the connection is good. However when I try to connect to the internet, I get a message 2200. I suspect that maybe...
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    Fibre question/s regarding bandwidth

    So, put simply, I just wanna know who is "actually" in control of the bandwidth I receive on my fibre connection? I am with Vumatel and Afrihost. I have a 20/20 premium, uncapped connection; which at times works perfectly and other times not too well at all. I have read that many RSA lSPs...
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    Network Connectivity Installation

    Hi. Any network connectivity installer/contractor interested in tendering for this type job kindly respond to this post for further information.
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    Afrihost fibre install help....

    Hi guys I urgently need help. I signed up for afrihost fibre in december and finally had an install done today. The fibre converter box shows fibre is active, I then plug an ethernet cable from the box to the wan port of my Netgear DGND4000. The WAN port does not light up at all and neither...
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    Mweb fibre help

    Hi! Got fibre from mweb yesterday but i have no connection! I received my router yesterday and followed every step but i do not have access to the internet. I used the login details sent to me by sms . I was told to add @mweb.co.za to my username. I did that but my internet light is red and...
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    Best small town uncapped Internet options?

    My family lives in a picturesque small town in the Western Cape but their Internet connection is awful. They are currently on mweb adsl. After some poking around online it seems that there are better options around but it's not clear what the best options are for isolated small towns in SA. Can...
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    ADSL - Intermittent connection - Bad Exchange? Is it up to Telkom to fix this?

    Hi guys, first off thank you for your interest in my post below.. It's been the cause of many headaches and frustrations. Any advice, help, feedback or comments are very much appreciated. So, for the past few weeks our Internet has gone down the drain. To give you a background, understand...
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    Spotify not working

    Anyone here using Spotify? Mine was working fine until yesterday. Been using it for the last few months, and now it's not working and wondering if anyone else is having the same problems. Hope this is the right sub-forum to put this. I have been purchasing codes so that I can use it, plus I have...
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    Problems with ADSL- wrong location[ Pro advise please]

    Hi there guys I have a net gear ADSL router. I am running a 4mbps line. I recently changed the MTU settings due to my ADSL being slow. Now, when I do a speed test, my internet connection seems to be fine but it shows my ip address location in Durban north? when I'm based on...
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    No data connection on Android (MTN user)

    Hi everyone, I've got a problem. I recently bought a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact and i made a sim swap (I was using an iPhone 3Gs). The sim card has been cropped and I can make calls and receive. The problem is that I can't get the data connnection (I can't use my airtime or bundles to access the...
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    Home phone connection

    I want to ask if it is possible to move the main home phone connection point to another place in the house and do I have to have a Telkom Technician do it? Thanks
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    Segregate two 3G connections

    I use a modem and a MiFi. I want to use the modem for large downloads and the Mifi for browsing and small downloads. I connected the modem and can use it fine (I use it under proxy/VPN), so my settings for my browser (modem dialing profile) is my localhost on reverse port 80, which is a...
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    Using the Unrestricted APN

    Hi all Here is my situation: I have a webcam (aircam) and a 3G modem (Planet WNRT-617G) and the CellC Black Nokia USB dongle (CS-19) with a pay-as-you-go cellc simcard in it. I applied for the unrestricted APN and got it (it took 3 weeks) i know this because i can ping its 3G IP address when...
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    Telkom Charge for a Call at what stage?

    At what stage of a Telkom land-line call is it considered successful and charged for? I have always presumed that you were charged once the other party picked up and you were 'connected' but recently I've been informed that the 'Skype' method of charging as soon as the other party is dialled...
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    Telkom ADSL verry slow on international site

    Hi guys I was wondering if anyone can help me. I have been experiencing very slow internet connection to international sites. It started last night at about 9PM when google started lagging. I called Telkom this morning, performed a port reset. I also completed a speed test and it shows a...
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    ADSL Disconnecting at night!!

    My internet keeps disconnecting at night, anytime from 18:00 - 00:00. During the day the internet is fine. Now this is unbelievably irritating. I have phoned MWEB and they told me that my line speed is 2Mb and they only give me 1Mb and this might be causing the intermittent connection. They...
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    NetgearN150-Switching ISP Accounts connect tech problem

    Hi, I'm having a problem with a new Netgear N150 router (my long-serving telkom billion died). I will try and explain so as to make sense but its driving me crazy!! I have two ISP accounts - one with Imagine (10mbps after hours but useless in office hours), and another with openweb that I use...
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    ZyXel NGB4115 router with E173 modem

    I bought a ZyXel NGB4115 router to create a wifi network using my E173 modem from 8ta. It works fine with no security, but as soon as I enable WEP, WPS-PSK, or WPA2-PSK, I lose the internet connection. It still says its connected, and network and sharing centre (Win 7 Ultimate) shows shows...
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    My Blackberry keeps loosing connection

    Oh for the love of Oprah, someone please help me!! I am just about ready to throw my BB against a wall. My BB keeps loosing connection, the "EDGE" is showing in the top right hand side but Whatsapp, BBM, Browser, emails etc. dont work, only my normal cellular connection works (Back to SMS...
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