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    Is Open Access Dead?

    Is there really a long-term point in this mad rush for Open Access Networks? The majority of consumers on FTTH end up choosing the cheapest product they can find, and very few stay loyal to a company or brand name. With the amount of competition, low margins and the ongoing price war between...
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    WebAfrica - Is there an Ombud to report them too?

    There has been a major issue on my 1of my 2 lines, and that i have not had this service since 01 November 2020. I am being charged for this and am due credits, my service and problem has not been rectified as per 8 WhatsApp Chats and escalations to get it fixed. No One Bothers to get back to...
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    How to Report hacking Attempt?

    Good day Team, Trust you are doing well, I have gone through with online documentation on multiple websites and searched forums as well but there's no straight line information available about how to go after a hacker in SouthAfrica? Step 1: Report and abuse to ISP. I have done this...
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    Openserve Metro Ethernet

    Hi Guys, Looking for someone willing to assist with procuring a 1Gbps Metro Ethernet Layer 2 connection. Feasibility has been done, and is viable. But I need someone willing to push for the installation asap. The link needs to be done from Rural Town to Teraco Isando. Struggling to get decent...
  5. Savy561

    Does SuperSonic provide static ip's by default?

    So I have had fibre for almost 2 years now with supersonic as my ISP and vumatel as the FNO and one thing I have noticed from pretty much my first month of having fibre is that my public IP address has NEVER changed no matter what, I can reboot the cpe, router and so on but for the past almost 2...
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    Best ISP for fiber?

    Hi, I'm looking to change ISP because I'm not happy with WebAfrica. I was using their uncapped 100 Mb/s down and up. Can you guy's recommend the most reliable ISP for uncapped fiber? Thanks.
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    Webafrica Clawback Fraud

    A clawback fee of R999 has been debited 3 times for the ridiculous free-to-use router they give you. I'm unable to get through to them properly, the moment I think the issue has been resolved they debit me again. It's nearly impossible to get your money back but incredibly quick for it to evade...
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    I felt a tremor. Thunder is surly imminent. – An outsider’s inside view and review of RAIN and its future.

    Note: I'm not affiliated with, funded or supported, - by Rain. Just a crazed fan with an opinion Foreword What is the correlation between life in September, and the Tech Space? You see the sky darken, you see little flashes of light and before you know it the wind is raging and thunder knocks...
  9. 11Snowman11

    Your ISP experience

    So vumatel started digging in our area for fibre (at last) and was informed we can start preordering. Since there is a lot of ISP's to choose from I want to know some of your recommendations about the different ISP's, like who to avoid and who must really be considered. I know Afrihost, Cool...
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    data reseller

    How does one become a data reseller, and which ISP company do you recommend to register with?
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    Upload Limits on Fibre Networks / ISPs

    Hi Guys, Im sure this topic has been discussed to arms length but i'm still curious as to why we cant have symmetrical services and why upload still is limited by ISPs and FNO's. The way i see it is that their networks are all bought symmetrical and upload should make no difference to any of...
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    Moving from telkom adsl to telkom lte

    So telkom are forcing me to move from my 20mbs uncapped adsl line to an uncapped fixed LTE service as there is a fault on line and they arent replacing copper cables for dsl. Telkoms coverage in my area doesnt appear to be great as i get slow Download and upload speeds with telkom mobile which...
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    I need a response from rain

    Good day folks I just want to start out by saying rain used to be great -- years ago Now they are downright unusable. For the past few months I would have no internet access (with full signal) before 6pm, yet after 6pm I would have great access This caused me to be charged more than I was...
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    Hi, is any of you guys using Easyweb(Wireless connection) and more specifically in Cape Town? Mind telling me if there has been any issues your side?
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    Best VPN to use in 2020?

    Hi, I would like to know what VPN's people are using in SA? What speeds are you getting? Are you able to watch Netflix, Hulu, BBC player etc?
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    What "tools" are you using to be more productive at Home?

    Many companies have recently adopted or were forced to the adaptation of working from home. Many companies even had to implement new remote worker policies in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. With this in mind, we are curious to learn which "Tools" individuals and companies have turned to...
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    Vuma Pathetic Service

    Good Day Just would like to find out if I am the only one in this boat Our area is covered by Vuma and since day 1 have had isses. First of all we have 2 connections on our property one for main house and one for Cottage Now here is where all the problems started. When they first installed...
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    Worst company support and service

    I have been trying to get my ISP cancelled and have had the worst time trying to do this with afrihost. Firstly I have cancelled their service for 2 reasons , slow internet speeds, even though I was paying for a 20mbps line and a support centre which is virtually impossible to get hold of...