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    Need help on info for TTConnect CPE/ONT

    Hello Guys . I am looking for the model numbers of which ONT/CPE TTConnect Uses. I have heard that what they use vary. The Reason I am looking for this info is that i need to make space for it in a wall mounted box. I have tried phoning them but i just keep getting transfered between...
  2. L

    Cool Ideas latency to Mweb servers. [PROBLEM]

    Is it just me or is CISP having terrible connection to all Mweb servers? I recently got fibre through TTConnect to Cool Ideas and noticed that the only ISP I lag to is Mweb. This isn't good as Mweb hosts a lot of our local game servers so I'm wondering if this is a new issue and why does this...
  3. E

    New Fibre ISP called "Connekt".

    After months of seeing the streets of my neighbourhood dug up and filled in fibre cables we were eventually approached by someone at the gate. He was from this company called "Connekt" with a brochure, looking for signatures to generate interest for implementing fibre in the area. I've tried to...
  4. S

    Fiber connection but no Internet - Dullstroom, Mpumalanga.

    Walkersons Private Estate is some 10Km outside Dullstroom in Mpumalanga. Some 10 years ago the then copper overhead cable running from Dullstroom to the Estate Hotel was upgraded to a 4 strand fibre overhead cable because of the repeated copper cable thefts. The installation cost was repaid to...
  5. simmakombe

    Beware of eNetworks (GoTurbo) debit orders!

    I had pre-ordered fibre internet with eNetworks t/a @goturbo as they are offering an attractive deal, they started debiting from my account despite Muizenberg area not having any fibre infrastructure installed. Their phones always go unanswered, I finally managed to get hold of their accounts...
  6. Jamie McKane

    Do you have fibre-to-the-home coverage where you live?

    Do you have fibre coverage in your area? Which infrastructure provider operates in your area?
  7. Psyndrome

    Fibre Technicians Required - Johannesburg North Only

    316 Network Holdings is expanding! We are currently recruiting for the Johannesburg North regions Who are we looking for? Ten (10) technicians with Fibre experience. Must have worked on any of the top tier telecommunications networks (Open Serve, Vumatel, MTN, etc.) MUST have the following. IF...
  8. Psyndrome

    Fibre Technicians Required - Johannesburg North Only

    316 Network Holdings is expanding! We are currently recruiting for the Johannesburg North regions Who are we looking for? Ten (10) technicians with Fibre experience. Must have worked on any of the top tier telecommunications networks (Open Serve, Vumatel, MTN, etc.) MUST have the following. IF...
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    False Fibre coverage advertising

    I see on a lot of ISP websites advertise there is Fibre coverage but then it is not true. ISP,s and OPENServe must change it to say no coverage. The only reason why they say coverage is so that you can send your contact details to them. This is totally a lie, you either have coverage or you...
  10. Jamie McKane

    Uncapped fibre and Netflix now cheaper than DStv Premium

    Uncapped fibre and Netflix now cheaper than DStv Premium The combination of lower uncapped broadband prices and Netflix launching in South Africa has seen thousands of South Africans dumping their DStv Premium subscriptions. So significant is the loss of DStv Premium subscribers that...
  11. Jamie McKane

    Fibre vs DSL vs LTE subscribers in South Africa

    Fibre vs DSL vs LTE subscribers in South Africa Fibre has quickly become a preferred Internet connectivity option among consumers lucky enough to have coverage in their area. Those without trenched or aerial fibre coverage are presented with a choice between fixed-LTE and ADSL, both of which...
  12. M

    Complex preventing Fibre from being installed

    Does anyone know if a complex is allowed to prevent Fibre from being installed? Our complex won't let Fibre come in because of crime and they do not want the damages associated with installations. I doubt I have rights pertaining to this?
  13. genetic

    Cool Ideas - Migrating from Telkom

    I have a 40Mbps Telkom Fibre account (Telkom ISP and line with Openserve). I had previously tried to sign up for Cool Ideas, but received an email stating I should get back in contact once my line has been cancelled. I cancelled my telkom fibre package on the 10th of August, and have had...
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    Octotel Fibre - Hagley Kuilsriver

    Hi ladies and gents in Hagley / Summerville Kuilsriver CPT, can you please pop over to Octotel's website, hit the coverage map and show interest. Got feedback from Octotel representative a few hours ago: "We do not require any specific number of sign ups in order to consider an area for...
  15. cesc

    Comtel Price Raises

    Dear Client, Your support and satisfaction are important to us, and we hope we have been successful in providing you with excellent customer service. We herewith regret to inform you that to continue providing our clients with a top-quality service we are forced to, for the first time since our...
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    Recommended Fibre ISP(s) for steaming to YouTube + Facebook Live from CPT

    Hi, I'm looking for FTTB solution that is reliable enough for streaming live 1080p video to YouTube & Facebook live, and our location is in Milnerton, Cape Town (near c/o Koeberg Rd & Montague Drive). Currently we're on VOX Fat Pipe Fibre (50Mbps down/50Mbps up), but its not stable at all AND...
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    Use Any Router with Vox Fibre

    Hey guys, A friend of mine living in Durban North recently got a 50/5 Mbps Vumatel/Vox fibre line and connection. The install techies removed his upper-mid end Asus VDSL modem/router that he had recently purchased in anticipation of upgrading to fibre and replaced it with a small white Mikrotik...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Why it can take a while to install fibre in your house

    Why it can take a while to install fibre in your house Waiting for your fibre connection to be installed at home can be frustrating, especially if you rely on an Internet connection for work. Most installations typically take a week or two – from ordering your line to the connection being...
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    Router for ADSL and Fibre(soon)

    Hi Folks, So I've been struggling along with Telkom ADSL for the past few years and finally will have the option for fibre soon - they are still digging up the road outside so not sure how long it will take for the fibre network to be operational. As luck would have it, my cheapie zyxel...
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    What do I do when my ISP doesn't acknowledge a problem?

    I have a ticket opened with Vox (on the Vumatel network) for 2 weeks now and they're not technical enough to assist, even though my issue was escalated to the advanced support desk. My setup: Laptop <-ethernet-> <-router-> <-ethernet-> ONT The problem: Choppy audio, especially with...
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