1. Jan

    We tested Herotel's claim that it has the best fibre prices in South Africa

    Best fibre prices in South Africa — Herotel's bold claims tested Herotel claims to offer the best fibre prices in South Africa, but several Internet service providers are cheaper, a MyBroadband analysis has found. Laying claim to offering the best or cheapest fibre prices is a fraught exercise.
  2. Jan

    MetroFibre announces new CEO

    MetroFibre CEO steps down MetroFibre has announced that its CEO, Dr Steve Booysen, will step down. He will be succeeded by Jan-Jan Bezuidenhout on 1 June 2022. Bezuidenhout currently serves as the fibre operator’s deputy CEO.
  3. Jan

    MetroFibre increases speeds - FTTH price comparison

    Fibre price war in South Africa — MetroFibre throws down the gauntlet Comparing the latest fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) prices in South Africa from major fibre network operators (FNOs) shows that Vumatel is the most expensive for almost every speed. MetroFibre announced this week that it was...
  4. N

    MetroFibre through Telkom Question - (Durban)

    Hi guys, I have a question regarding Metrofibre. I'm currently residing in the Effingham - Kenville area in Durban and deciding on cancelling my LTE contract with Telkom in favour of taking a MetroFibre plan with them (MetroFibre is only Fibre option available in my area). Can anyone give me...
  5. O

    Packet loss with webafrica fibre?

    Hi everyone, I hope you are well. I am kinda annoyed because of my issue so I decided to make this thread maybe someone can help me. I am on a 200/200mbps package with webafrica and my FNO is metrofibre. The main reason I got fibre is for gaming but with packet loss it's literally impossible. I...
  6. Jan

    Cheapest fibre deals by line speed in South Africa

    Cheapest fibre-to-the-home deals in South Africa South Africans can now get uncapped fibre packages starting from as little as R299 per month thanks to substantial price cuts in the past year. Openserve, Frogfoot, Vumatel, MetroFibre, Herotel, and Octotel were among the fibre network operator...
  7. Chris

    South African fibre price war

    South African fibre price war South African broadband users are enjoying big price cuts and free speed upgrades on fibre-to-the-home products with fibre network operators and ISPs fighting for market share. The fibre price war was started by Openserve when it upgraded speeds and cut prices on...
  8. Hanno Labuschagne

    MetroFibre acquires fibre network and infrastructure of Link Africa in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal

    MetroFibre acquires fibre network and infrastructure of Link Africa in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal Fibre network operator MetroFibre has announced it has acquired Link Africa's fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network and infrastructure in Gauteng and Kwa-Zulu Natal. The acquisition means MetroFibre...
  9. Hanno Labuschagne

    MetroFibre announces free fibre-to-the-home speed upgrades

    MetroFibre announces free fibre-to-the-home speed upgrades MetroFibre is increasing the speeds of its fibre-to-the-home products and is introducing a new 300Mbps service. The company has informed its ISP clients that their speeds will be increased free of charge from 1 June 2021. “Your...
  10. A

    Fibre Roll-Out Project in Eersterust, Pretoria

    Good Evening All, I hope all is well. This is my first post in the forum and I was wondering if there is anyone that can help me and my community with a fibre project in the area. I have conducted a digital survey for fibre demand and have included the data that I have collected thus far based...
  11. J

    MetroFibre appoints Johann Pretorius as CTO

    MetroFibre appoints Johann Pretorius as CTO South African fibre network operator MetroFibre has appointed Johann Pretorius as its new chief technical officer (CTO). This appointment was effective from 1 May 2020, the company said.
  12. J

    MetroFibre says it is free or cheap for ISPs to offer line speed upgrades

    MetroFibre says it is free or cheap for ISPs to offer line speed upgrades MetroFibre has told MyBroadband that multiple Internet service providers have implemented the free line speed upgrades it announced in the lead-up to South Africa's coronavirus lockdown. Its statement was in response to...
  13. S

    C-Fibre holding line hostage - Cool ideas address migration

    I bought an apartment in a complex recently. The previous owner had a fibre service with C-Fibre and Metrofibre. I am trying to migrate my Cool-Ideas account to the new address but was told that the previous ISP has not yet released the line at that address. I phoned C-Fibre and was told that...
  14. Devin_Ashpole

    Metrofibre Feedback

    Thread for MFN feedback & issues
  15. Nivea

    Best ISP for MetroFibre?

    Hey guys, so MetroFibre is putting some Aerial fibre into South Crest that according to them, should be live before the end of this month, and I need some advice. Who would be the best ISP on their network that could offer me the lowest international latency and good customer support. I wanted...
  16. Amine

    RocketNet or Home-Connect ISP on MetroFiber Networx

    Hello Everyone I'm about to sign up with one of these two ISPs, they are both around R1200 for 100/100 Mbps. in HelloPetter Home-Connect has 4 starts with TrustIndex of 7.9, ranking #3 as Internet Service Provider while RocketNet has 3 starts with TrustIndex 4.4, ranking #8 as Internet Service...
  17. cavedog

    MTN SuperSonic Feedback

    So Openserve went live on 24 December 2018. I placed my order with SuperSonic on 25 December 2018. SuperSonic called me on 27 December 2018 to confirm my order and Tell me I don't have coverage :rolleyes: so when I told him check Openserve website coverage confirmed and account created and moved...
  18. Tim_vb

    Metrofibre Down?

    Seems to have gone down in Sunninghill from about 19:30
  19. P

    Kiklo / Greencom = run for your life!!!

    I would just like to share my experience with everyone. We recently had MetroFibre Networx install fiber in our complex. They only give you 2 choices as an ISP/re-seller: GreenCom or Kiklo. GreenCom had no communication or transparency with us for 3 months, so I moved to Kiklo, as they showed...
  20. S

    MetroFibre and careless contractors

    I've been on fibre for almost 2 months with FireStream and MetroFibre in Sunninghill. Since I've signed up, I've been disconnected 3 times, for a week each time. This week is the second week in a row. Fibre got fixed on Friday, Monday I was down again. :mad: In the almost 8 weeks I've been...