internet

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    Has anyone used a VPN in South Africa?

    I'm looking for a VPN to use or not sure if I should use one. Does it matter which device I use?
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    Telkom's Incompetence

    On Friday the 29th of March, one of Openserve's technicians came out to install our fixed Telkom land-line, the gentlemen was very helpful and explained where my line would be connected, how far away in cable length it would be from the exchange, he even provided some information on the fastest...
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    Internet Service Provider - George, Dormehls Drift

    Have family members moving to George, Dormehls Drift. Any advice on good ISP's (ADSL, Wireless or Fibre) in the Area? Does not seem if there is fibre in the area yet from what I can tell, but I might be totally mislooking. They are on Telkom currently and would like to stay with them, the...
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    Rain Fixed LTE NAT Changes

    Good day, I have a client with a Hikvision NVR, using Rain's Fixed LTE as their internet connection to the NVR. Now they have been able to successfully access their CCTV System via the internet for more than 8 Months, now since earlier this week, they are no longer able to. I checked and no...
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    Link africa?

    Has anyone heard of or done dealings with link africa, they are currently installing fiber in edenvale and i am curious as to what people have to say about them.
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    Fibre in Overport Area

    Anyone has information when we might get fibre in Overport/ Asherville area? I'm on the west side of Brickfield road towards Asherville. In the last month or so, the ADSL connection has been really pathetic (10 mbps, getting closer to 2 mbps). Telkom says there are a lot of cable faults in the...
  7. Jamie McKane

    South Africans spend over a third of their lives online - Study

    South Africans spend over a third of their lives online - Study A new report from Hootsuite and We Are Social shows that the average person spends 6 hours and 42 minutes online per day. This is actually a slight decrease from the 6 hours and 49 minutes that last year's study showed.
  8. Jamie McKane

    Internet legends of South Africa

    Internet legends of South Africa The Internet in South Africa, and the telecommunications sector in general, would have looked very different if it weren’t for passionate techies. South Africa’s history is filled with people who challenged Telkom’s monopoly, for example, and helped drive down...
  9. izakhearn

    Need help with internet in the waterberge

    Greetings I was wondering if anyone here can help me. I need to do internet for a camp that is taking place in the waterberge. I was wondering if you guys could give me recommendation of WISP in the area. We only need the inter net for the duration of the camp. The camp runs from the...
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    RAIN Fixed wireless throttled

    Hi, Is anyone else having issues with Afrihost fixed wireless being throttled? During peak times I get throttled to 1mbps. That was still useable, but lately it seems like they started balancing usage even more. Now I get 1mbps for 2 minutes, then it stops complety for 30 seconds. This continues...
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    RICA headaches - WebAfrica Lte deal

    Hi guys, I'm wondering if I'm just stupid or if there's something wrong with WebAfrica's approval process for RICA documents, specifically the proof of address. They have this thing where you upload a copy of your ID and proof of address, and I've tried uploading various bank statements and...
  12. K

    Can you use the internet without a modem ?

    So I had a tp-link WiFi modem initially supplying WiFi to my entire house but yesterday we experienced a power outage that I think may have fried the device or power cable. When the power came back on this morning, the device did not power on (tried it on different plug points in the house, does...
  13. Pewee

    Gordon’s Bay Fibre/ADSL?

    I have a budget of R600 p/m. I’m looking for either fibre or adsl packages, preferably uncapped with a minimum line speed of 4mbps. Any recommendations, please? I’m situated in Seascape Mews, Admirals Park, Gordon’s Bay. Thank you.
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    WIFI connectivity segregation | Gaming

    HI Guys, I'm having abit of an issue with internet connection speeds perhaps there's a guru out there who can pose a solution. Ok so the issue is when I'm at home my sibling is on the internet streaming and I'm playing online by them streaming this is causing lag on my side, what can I do to...
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    LTE / LTE A George, Western Cape

    Good Day Everyone, I'm moving to George, Western Cape soon and the only Internet I will be able to get at the moment is LTE. Like all of us, I'm looking for stability and low latency, since I game online a lot. I will be staying in a LTE coverage area, so please advice me the best LTE ISP...
  16. X88Bass

    What is the best fibre service?

    I'm looking to switch to fibre hence i've been using prepaid wi-fi with a ASUS router (Model 4G-N12 Wireless-N300 LTE Modem Router). - I need a service that's affordable for unlimited online streaming and downloading. Any suggestions? - I was looking at axxess so far, anyone used their...
  17. Jamie McKane

    South African Internet scam warning – Teacher loses R4 million

    South African Internet scam warning – Teacher loses R4 million A South African teacher is fighting back after losing R4 million in an Internet scam, which started in June with an article about president Cyril Ramaphosa trying to cover up something. A Netwerk24 report explained that to read...
  18. RedViking

    Chrome Pinned Tabs Disappearing

    I like using 'Pinned Tabs' in Chrome. But sometimes when I close Chrome and I open it again the Pin Tabs will be gone/closed. So I have to re-Pin everything. I have to be very careful the way I close Chrome. This is getting flippen annoying. Anyone else experiencing the same issue and is...
  19. SoulSlayer24

    WebAfrica internet issues

    So I recently moved onto WebAfrica 200GB capped LTE, and for the first two weeks or so it was fantastic and there were no issues, but then moving into the third week I started experiencing what looked like packet loss at about 6pm till about 10pm. I disconnected my TV and literally everything...
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    Rain Charged Me R2454.05! ***Resolved*** Happy Client :)

    So, this just happened A few weeks ago i ordered myself the R250 off-peak unlimited data sim from Rain. Upon first registration, on their website i selected the 0 data package and then the R250 off-peak data. For the first month you get 15 days free peak data and 30 days free off-peak data...
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