fibre

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    Router Delivery Period

    Hey Guys Fibre has been installed and live in my area for more than a week already . We are signed up with Afrihost and order has been processed for a long time. I already signed up long before fibre was even a available in my area. Already had a Whatsapp conversation with support but they...
  2. Savy561

    Does SuperSonic provide static ip's by default?

    So I have had fibre for almost 2 years now with supersonic as my ISP and vumatel as the FNO and one thing I have noticed from pretty much my first month of having fibre is that my public IP address has NEVER changed no matter what, I can reboot the cpe, router and so on but for the past almost 2...
  3. T

    Journey to the light-side, Fishers Hill

    So currently my area Fishers Hill, Germiston is finally getting fibre deployed by Vuamtel. Its been about a month and a half since they started. They decided to go the aerial route, and it seems like its all finished, poles put up, fibre cable rolled out and hung up and also all splicing and...
  4. M

    BitCo or RocketNet

    I am looking to sign up with either BitCo or RocketNet as they are the best priced and most reliable in my area (according to my research, happy to hear any other opinions. I live in Parkmore, Sandton). I'm looking for opinions on which is better to go with. I will be using my line for normal...
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    Best ISP for fiber?

    Hi, I'm looking to change ISP because I'm not happy with WebAfrica. I was using their uncapped 100 Mb/s down and up. Can you guy's recommend the most reliable ISP for uncapped fiber? Thanks.
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    Fibre for Lotus River

    I have seen these Vuma guys like a road away from where I stay , I inquired if they coming to my road and they said no. I then checked the website only to find out they have no plans to rollout for my part of Lotus River, I have told most of my neighbors to show interest but it seems Vuma is not...
  7. D

    Fibre In Pietermaritzburg

    Hi So on my street and a few others I've notice they started marking off and trenching. I asked the guy working what it was for and he said it's for Fibre. Yay!!!! But he seems to contracted by some other company to do the trenching because he doesn't know for which company they putting the...
  8. KingAuthor

    What is the best month-to-month fibre package/product on on Vuma?

    I am was browsing Vuma and got to that link, the website states it has 100+ fibre packages. What is the best month-to-month, no contract, product or package provided by Vuma?
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    SOLIDHOPE Tech - WISP(Assumption), Fibre and LTE - Fake or Real?

    I was browsing Facebook and got this ad for wireless internet, and was like this looks like a scam. SOLIDHOPE Tech their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/SolidhopeTech/?ref=py_c official website https://solidhopetech.co.za . To me their website looks done by someone just googling how to do...
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    Telkom / Openserve / Night Surfer Missing

    Has anyone else noticed that the Night Surfer traffic on the Telkom customer portal has disappeared? I'm on a Telkom uncapped fibre service, but due to FUP I make sure to schedule major downloads during the Night Surfer window - but since the 3rd of August, the traffic graphs don't show any...
  11. W

    Rocketsat internet

    Good Day All Has anyone used Rocketsat internet.? Just curious on legitimacy
  12. PseudZ

    Vumatel Installation Query

    Regarding the installation by the Vumatel contractors, what is the scope of the install? Do they just install the CPE box and that's it or will they install the CPE box in one location and router in another location if required? I have a pc in one bedroom at the back of the house and I'd prefer...
  13. MDKza

    Midstream Fibre

    Hello, Can anyone explain the fibre situation in Midstream? Probably going to move there soon.
  14. LCBXX

    Openserve 20/10 for <R800

    Cell C Fibre is increasing their prices by R80 from July 2020 for the same speed. Is there another ISP anyone would recommend on Openserve that I can migrate to for under R800pm for 20-meg fibre
  15. Jamie McKane

    Satellite vs DSL vs Fibre vs LTE - Uncapped prices compared

    Satellite vs DSL vs Fibre vs LTE - Uncapped prices compared In South Africa, there are two major types of broadband connectivity - fixed-line and wireless. The best-priced uncapped packages are available through fixed-line connectivity like Fibre or DSL, while wireless alternatives include...
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    Lephalale (Ellisras) Fiber

    We have fiber coming to Onverwacht. https://www.herotel.com/2020/06/10/ellis-ras-fibre/?fbclid=IwAR2pHx40qKIFxL-bkYQkH1qY7hI_wvr2RSyvPIXIGtZuxFvNZ3-qXw4Wajw "Herotel has opted to construct a fiber network that is strung mostly along poles in the mid-block between homes, which is the preferred...
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    Anyone have experience with krypton web wireless?

    Looking for get 5mb uncapped, unthrottled for R350 and wanted to know it anyone has it and can let me know if they're good or not https://www.kryptonweb.co.za/
  18. Jamie McKane

    When to buy cheaper fibre with slower upload speeds

    When to buy cheaper fibre with slower upload speeds South Africans looking to save money on their fibre Internet connection may consider taking a package with a reduced upload speed. While the emphasis is often placed on getting a connection with a suitable download speed, consumers aren't...
  19. Jamie McKane

    The most affordable 100Mbps uncapped fibre packages in South Africa

    The most affordable 100Mbps uncapped fibre packages in South Africa A high-speed fibre connection offers the fastest and most reliable way to enjoy the benefits of online connectivity. Fibre network operators are also expanding their footprints beyond major metropolitan areas and are moving in...
  20. Matt91

    Is Vodacom allowed to do this?

    When Fibre first came to my area, via Vumatel, Vodacom was the only company offering FTTH at that point (2018) so my parents gladly signed up for the 20↓/10↑ Fibre deal @ R850 p/m. At the time Vuma had already laid a few cables and some people like my neighbor across the way already had fibre up...
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