fibre

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    Fibre in town, not on coverage map

    Hi There is an fibre line running past my house, its +-100m away from my house, refer to the attached picture. The red line resembles the fibre line, blue line is the overhead Telkom lines on the poles. I phoned numerous fibre ISP's for more information, apparently they cant assist me because...
  2. Retro1337

    UPS advice needed.

    Hi, so recently ive been using this for my fibre setup https://www.takealot.com/rct-1000va-line-interactive-ups/PLID32714411 for the passed 6 months but due to the constant loadshedding they battery has decided it couldnt take it anymore so i returned it and got my refund. Now im looking for a...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Uncapped fibre prices from top ISPs

    Uncapped fibre prices from top ISPs Cool Ideas recently increased its fibre prices on Openserve and Vumatel’s networks. These price changes will come into effect on 1 March 2020. The price increases from Cool Ideas followed an announcement by Vumatel that it is increasing wholesale prices on...
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    Who can help trench & connect 3 sites with fibre?

    Hi Guys, I need to connect 3 sites with respective fibre connections. Site one is in clayville (olifantsfontein) and have dark fibre running right past them. Site 2 is close to the sundra offramp on the N12, not sure how close the closest fibre/dark fibre is. I do kno however that dark fibre...
  5. Jamie McKane

    The most popular fibre and LTE packages

    The most popular fibre and LTE packages Fibre and LTE broadband services are seeing impressive growth as South Africans migrate from ADSL to newer technologies. In addition to being more affordable than equivalent ADSL products, fibre packages offer better upload speeds, no line rental fee...
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    Fibre with frogfoot and mweb

    Has anyone had any experience with the above? I intend putting pen to paper on a 12 month contract and want to make sure before I do. Also, I've currently got a 8mb copper line would the attached pic be a "decent" upgrade? And I don't see a fair use policy in the TCs of this package which means...
  7. koeks525

    Afrihost: The ISP that lies, lies and lies... I am so tired of it

    Good Evening Everyone, Initially, I thought I was going to wait on Afrihost's support team to resolve this issue, but I chose not to. I honestly cannot stomach more lies being told to me. So here is how it all started: I was a happy Afrihost 10Mbps fibre client from May 2019 till December 2019...
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    Openserve National Fibre Network

    Good day all I am looking for assistance in getting a clear image of Openserve's National Fibre Grid including Points of Presence. I have been able to get my hands on quite a few but they are blurry and unclear and I cannot make out areas on the map. Tried calling Openserve and requested...
  9. IceyPieQ

    2 of the 3 West Coast Under sea cables down

    I have seen on down detector somebody said that 2 of the 3 cables we use for int traffic is broken, but can't find any news on it. EASSY cable is the only one working and all traffic is being routed through it causing major congestion. Was wondering if we had some inside info to go on? For now...
  10. Jamie McKane

    10Mbps uncapped fibre and ADSL prices in South Africa compared - 2012 vs 2020

    10Mbps uncapped fibre and ADSL prices in South Africa compared - 2012 vs 2020 In the middle of 2012, Afrihost launched its latest broadband product - a 10Mbps uncapped ADSL account. At the time, it made a big splash as it was much cheaper than competing products on the market - only R997 per...
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    Solution for no ADSL & no Fibre avail at address

    Hi. I am moving to a new address the end of January. The house is in Patrys street, Blomvlei, Bellville, 7530. At my current address I have 50/50 fibre. At the new address fibre has not yet been installed, but in all the surrounding suburbs it is. So I though my closest alternative to Fibre...
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    Support Tickets Disappearing

    I created a support ticket yesterday (Ticket ID: DET-276-44977) In regards to my pre-order for fibre. but when I when to check on the progress of my ticket, it doesn't display in my clientzone active tickets tab, so i dont know whats happening. I just want to find out is the ticket still active...
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    Bringing fibre into Complex

    Good day, I would please like to know what to do to get fibre into my complex (Santiago, 32 Jacobson Drive, Lynnwood Ridge). What would be the process of getting people to actually bring the line in from the street exchange? Since it is a complex, there are multiple houses that I need to ask for...
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    How soon is too soon to be billed?

    "For services renderend" is something of the pass. Everything now expects upfront payment for services to be renderend a month from now. My fibre provider sends some really aggressive payment notices well before the new month has started with threats of services being terminated midnight on the...
  15. medicnick83

    RSAWEB Black Friday Special 2019

    Looking for a new ISP? Well... now is the time - check this out: https://www.rsaweb.co.za/ftth-black-friday-cyber-monday/
  16. M

    What are my rights (as a homeowner in a complex)?

    We bought a sectional title in a complex in Parklands, more than two years ago. The complex is managed by a body corporate who is utterly incapable of doing anything. The complex obviously does not have fibre and for the last two years I have been actively trying to get fibre installed in the...
  17. M

    How to BYPASS Body Corporate

    My body corporate has been unable and unwilling to provide our complex with fibre. It has been two years since I actively started pursuing the notion for the complex to get fibre and they just keep making excuses. The admin of the body corporate has now blocked my emails and I can no longer...
  18. S

    Telkom copper cutoff date

    Hello. I was recently contacted by Telkom regarding moving over to LTE from ADSL since there is currently no fibre in my area. Also recently, I heard from another service provider that they would be installing fibre in my area and that it would be operational by January 2020. I would prefer to...
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    Fibre speed over LAN vs WiFi

    Greetings all. I'm hoping you clever people can help me understand my dilemma. The situation is as follows. I have fibre via Vumatel at home. I have a Zyxel fibre router in the lounge near the CPE device. I'm running a lan cable through the ceiling to the far end of the house where I have a TP...
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    C-Fibre holding line hostage - Cool ideas address migration

    I bought an apartment in a complex recently. The previous owner had a fibre service with C-Fibre and Metrofibre. I am trying to migrate my Cool-Ideas account to the new address but was told that the previous ISP has not yet released the line at that address. I phoned C-Fibre and was told that...
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