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  1. Z

    VUMA which ISP

    Hi people What is the best ISP on VUMA in the Southern Burb area. When I say "best" I just mean ISP that rarely has any issues line gets the speed or damn close to what I am paying for. Should there be issue it get resolved quick and smoothly. I am with Afrihost on ADSL and the line works I...
  2. Jamie McKane

    The simple reason why fibre is much cheaper than ADSL in South Africa

    The simple reason why fibre is much cheaper than ADSL in South Africa Uncapped fibre-to-the-home is now much cheaper than comparable ADSL or VDSL services in South Africa. The main reason for the pricing difference is that Telkom forces all ADSL and VDSL subscribers to pay R200.74 per month...
  3. D

    Lightspeed in Swellendam?

    Hi everyone, I'm curious to know if anyone has the cybersmart lightspeed fibre connected to their home in Swellendam. I heard a rumour that some folks had been connected near me. The fibre trunking runs by my front gate but I'm unsure if there has been any fibre actually installed. My...
  4. J

    Help with Afrihost/Openserve PPPOE over Mikrotik

    I've been using my Mikrotik RB433UAH for years as a gateway for my 10Mb ADSL connection and by now I have it configured just the way I need it with NAT and Firewall Rules. The Mikrotik would initiate the PPPOE connection and my up/down speeds we're always 100% (10Mb down and 1Mb up) I have...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Register now for the 2019 Fibre Conference

    Register now for the 2019 Fibre Conference The 2019 MyBroadband Fibre Conference will take place on Wednesday 17 July at The Venue in Houghton. Radio 702’s Aki Anastasiou will serve as MC for the event and will be joined by expert speakers, including SEACOM CDO Suveer Ramdhani and Octotel CEO...
  6. WebAfrica Helper

    New Webafrica Network Migration

    Webafrica wants to know your feedback about our new shiny network: :) As reported by My Broadband in May, Webafrica is in the process of migrating to our own infrastructure. The platform is now ready and we have started quietly migrating some of our own staff accounts in the background in...
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    This what you can expect: Webafrica.

    Some feedback on Webafrica, I have been having issues with them and they are not responding. Back in the old days the ISPs always blamed Telkom and their ADSL / VDSL infrastructure. With fibre you can clearly see where the problem is. These are my speedtests from Webafrica: Local (This is to...
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    Fibre Installations Vereeniging

    HEY PEOPLE If anyone has any idea where or when is fi re coming to Vereeniging. The last week I kept on seeing openserve bakkies like 4 to 6 of them parked not far from each other (beside the road), and there was some isp conracting me telling that ou area has been marked by them as fibre...
  9. Jamie McKane

    2019 Fibre Conference - Registrations now open

    2019 Fibre Conference - Registrations now open Registrations have opened for the 2019 MyBroadband Fibre Conference, which will take place on 17 July at The Venue in Houghton Estate. This exclusive technical conference will focus on South African fibre networks and networking technologies.
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    Transferring an email from one ISP to another.

    Hi, I am currently using WebAfrica, but I want to switch to a different ISP. The only problem is that my brother is using a WebAfrica email account. Is there a way to transfer his WA email to a different ISP? ------------------------------------------------------------------- I'm very...
  11. MDKza

    Openserve Line Migration Maddness

    Hi guys, Thought I'd share my story with you. Mid March 2019 I did the months notice cancellation with Axxess, that happened fine and the line was cancelled. Cancellation date was 1 May 2019. 29 April 2019 Received B number from Axxess forwarded it on to Cool Ideas. They confirm when the...
  12. AcceleritZa

    Mpumalanga Fibre - DynamicFibre - Accelerit ISP

    Hello everybody - Finally we are super excited to announce we are available in the Mpumalanga region (Witbank, Middleburg and more to come soon) via Dynamic Fibre's network. Dynamic Fibre has already passed over 1000 homes in this region and all you need to do to get connected is apply via this...
  13. N

    Capped Vs Uncapped Fibre

    Hi, I would like to know if in fact the Capped options in UNTHROTTLED and UnCapped is Throttled? Looking to get capped unshaped/unthrottled is that the case with the Capped options? Vodacom has a 100/100 500gb CAPPED option for like just of 1k. The issues that I see is once you select an...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Fibre is killing ADSL

    Fibre is killing ADSL Point Topic released its latest World Fixed Broadband Statistics report which shows that the number of fibre connections are growing while copper-based services are declining. The report showed that the number of copper lines globally fell by 8% over the last year, while...
  15. AcceleritZa

    Accelerit Business Fibre- Bloemfontein

    Hello Friends, We are excited to announce we now offer business broadband fibre services in Bloemfontein at IS data-center!! We are looking for ISP / Resellers / Integrators to offer our broadband services to their clients as an alternative and competitive product to the dull and old...
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    need some help choosing a fibre provider

    We recently had Blitz Fibre install infrastructure at our complex, now I'm sitting with a choice of 14 providers. Can anyone provide any feedback on the providers below? Accelerit fibre Afrihost Imagine Easyweb Axxess Packetsky Nepic Business services Skyfi Rocketnet Coolideas MyIweb...
  17. Savy561

    Vumatel raycore cpe lights question?

    Quick question here, I have vumatel trenched and the cpe lan light will sometimes alternate between orange and green with reboots, is this normal? I did have an accout issue with my isp but that was resolved and I am currently not having any issues so I guess it is just curiosity at this point...
  18. powermzii

    Mesh vs Dedicated APs

    We are finally getting Fibre in the complex in the next few months and am trying to plan out a small home network. House is a double story flat with bedrooms upstairs and living areas downstairs with combined floorspace of about 190sqm Currently I have Telkom LTE-A running off a Huawei B618...
  19. Nimz

    ISP - 2 concurrent connections - Fibre

    As per the title, are there any ISP's that offer 2 concurrent connections on Fibre (for data)? I have my office(40Mbps) and home(100Mbps) which both have Fibre on Openserve infrastructure Basically looking at getting 1 x 100Mbps uncapped account to use at both locations if possible. If not -...
  20. N

    Considering a new ISP - please help

    Hi guys. I've been with webafrica for a while now (100/25mb uncapped octotel). Since ive started streaming i've decided i want to upgrade the upload to 100 aswell. However i see a couple other ISPs have 100/100 for about 100-200 bucks cheaper. Speeds are pretty inconsistent at peak times...
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