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    Plumbago Estate Fibre - Openserve Help

    Hi Hope there is someone that can help me? All the complexes/estates around our estate has fibre installed except for our estate. In January a project manager from Openserve confirmed that our fibre will be installed end of May 2017. Since he confirmed it we can't get hold of this person any...
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    WebAfrica - Up to 6 months to pick up online order

    Hi, Is it true that WebAfrica will only "pick up your online order" within 6 months? I got the following reply to an email that I sent to a WebAfrica sales agent: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank...
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    [Showmax] Stuttering/Buffering on Fibre connection

    Hi Guys, I have a 20mbps Telkom Fibre connection, with a speedtest result of 1ms latency, and 19.5mbps down, and 9.9mbps up. Watching Showmax last night, every minute or so, the video will pause for up to 8 seconds while buffering, has anyone else experienced this? - Bandwidth capping was off...
  4. STSolutions

    FTTH Halfway Gardens, Midrand

    FTTH Halfway Gardens, Midrand - SHOW YOUR INTEREST If you live in a complex in Halfway Gardens, Midrand, and you are interested in installing Fibre in your home, please show your interest by emailing tammi@stsolutions.co.za. Your neighbours desperately want to be connected, but we need more...
  5. STSolutions

    FTTH Body Corporate / Homeowners' Association

    If you are interested in fibre in your complex, you can send me an email tammi@stsolutions.co.za, please include your COMPLEX NAME & ADDRESS and I can assist you with the fibre installation process from there. We are partnered with SADV & DFA http://www.stsolutions.co.za/fibre.html
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    Vumatel says Fibre ready in my Area

    Just a bit of venting, but... Vumatel has been taking their sweet time bringing fibre into my complex. Been 11 weeks since ordering back in July with Vox in a Fibre ready area. Their argument is that "They waiting for more people in my complex to also want fibre before they will install". Will...
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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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    Man I hate Web Africa

    OK so a while ago I was stupid enough to sign up with Web Africa. Last month on the 1st I cancelled my account, the confirmation went mail went to my wife's address. At no point was I asked to select a date as you have to cancel a month in advance. I am promptly charged for a router, which...
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    Fibre in Appartments. JHB/PTA

    Good day all I need a bit of advice and insight into a problem I'm from Potchefstroom area where fibre and adsl are both a headache and not very commercial in Apparements Im planning on moving to JHB/PTA in the near future and have seen that some Apartments/Complexes offer Fibre in the...
  10. Anthro

    Cybersmart Infrastructure - Monopolization ?

    Story goes like this. All owners have paid to get fibre to each flat. There is fibre in the basement, and onto each floor (risers?) On each floor, there is a 25metre strand of fibre hanging outise EVERY flat, for the past 3 months now. When I call Cybersmart, they say there are still "wayleaves"...
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    Watch out for the evils of open-access, warns ISP founder

    Watch out for the evils of open-access, warns ISP founder Open-access is punted as a way to bring more competition to the fibre market and drive down prices, but the benefits may be limited if there is no competition on infrastructure.
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    Connecting Fibre to router

    Hello all I am very confused. Telkom (OpenServe) recently installed fibre in my home. From my research the box they placed on the wall is a termination point. I have a router that I bought from Crystal Web (FritzBox 7490) which connects to fibre via a WAN port. The TP on my wall however...
  13. STSolutions

    FTTH Highveld Centurion Interest

    FTTH Highveld, Centurion - SHOW YOUR INTEREST! If you live in a complex in Highveld, Centurion, and you are interested in installing Fibre in your home, please show your interest by emailing tammi@stsolutions.co.za. Your neighbours desperately want to be connected, but we need more residents on...
  14. STSolutions

    FTTH Bassonia Jhb Interest

    If you live in a complex in Bassonia, JHB South, and you are interested in installing Fibre in your home, please show your interest by emailing tammi@stsolutions.co.za. Your neighbours desperately want to be connected, but we need more residents on board.
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    FTTH & FTTB Confusion

    Hey guys, I have a question. It may be a bit stupid but I am not getting it. We recently asked Vox for a feasibility study. When they got back to us, they said there is fibre and drew on the map where the fibre line is running and quoted us on FTTB. I told them that I wanted them to quote...
  16. Newsfeed

    Why 100Mbps is more than fast enough for your home

    Why 100Mbps is more than fast enough for your home Upgrading to the fastest fibre connection available from your service provider is tempting, but you could be spending money on bandwidth you don’t need.
  17. STSolutions

    FTTH Assistance

    I have seen a lot of requests from people not sure on how to go about getting fibre into their homes. If anyone wants advise, send me a message if you live in a complex (body corporates or HOA's) - I might be able to help you out :)
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    Openserve CrystalWeb packet loss

    I must admit I feel happy in that I have had the privileged of experiencing multiple fibre service providers. Traditionally I was using MTN as an ISP before I had to move rather urgently at the beginning of this year. Wonderfull line to use and the only thing I could fault them on was their...
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    Openserve Future Fibre

    Does anyone understand how future fibre works? Openserve contacted me more than two years ago and asked me as trustee of our complex if I would allow them to install fibre to which I agreed. Just before that I applied for ADSL with telkom but they cancelled the installation due to fibre being...
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    My Experience - Telkom - HOMEunlimited

    Last week Telkom launched their latest uncapped offering for ADSL & Fibre - HOMEunlimited. I am starting this tread to share experiences on service quality, application process, hardships and specifics about this service only - PLEASE DON"T POST about other topics!
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