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    Looking for standalone modem for pfSense router

    Hello. I am planning to setup pfSense on an old desktop computer to be used as a router. A standalone modem is required to connect the computer to the WAN via ethernet. I tried searching online including online stores such as Takealot but the results returned include WiFi routers. Where can I...
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    Telkom D-Link DSL-G2562DG still sealed

    Hi Guys and Girls, Not sure how this happened, but I now have a spare D-Link DSLG2562DG router. Not sure how much these are worth, but am curious to see if anyone even needs one and if so how much they're worth? Usual tech blurb for anyone interested. Built-in ADSL2+/VDSL2 modem for...
  3. bustaboom

    Suggestions: Reliable mid-range ADSL Dual-band Router + WIFI AP?

    Hi guys Been a previous member for many years but lost my old details. I'm looking to purchase an ADSL Router + WIFI AP on behalf of my mother. I purchased a "ASUS RT-AC1200G+ AC1200 Dual-Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Fibre-Ready Router" for R1099 from Takealot, set it up, updated to latest firmware, but...
  4. NeonNinja

    (S) Huawei E5372 LTE Mobile WiFi

    Item name : Huawei E5372 LTE Mobile WiFi Age and condition: About 5-6 months maybe. Missing back cover. Do you include packaging: No. Reason for selling: Have newer LTE wireless router, no need, just gathering dust. Price: R600 Negotiable: No. Location: Brakpan Shipping or collection: Colletion...
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    :confused::(:cry: Please can someone tell me how to get a good upload speed with Rain? I am using an Ethernet cable connection and not wireless because I work internationally with a SNOM phone line and I receive calls. Recently speed has been very low and calls are not clear. I am plugged into...
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    Setting Up EtherWan Fibre with current Fibre equipment.

    So after a back and forth with Afrihost and Century City Connect (Fibre Provider), I have a connected and active fibre connection at my residence, however, Afrihost claims that the provider should setup the router and the provider claims it's afrihost's job - So i took it upon myself to do the...
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    router battery (power bank) for Huawei b315

    Item: The back up battery which came with my Huawei B315 router. One user tested successfully on a B618. Manual says that battery lasts 2-3 hours but some forumites have reported better usage. see here and cr@zydude's feedback below. Age and condition: Immaculate - bought brand new end of...
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    Curious WIFI SSID issue (not urgent but puzzling...)

    I have a strange query related to my WIFI Setup at home. Firstly, the disclaimer to cover my own behind : my WIFI is managed by my ISP and as such I don't have admin rights or control over my router or WIFI configuration at all. Now, on the the observation. I have many devices from...
  9. Budza

    'Free' Fibre Router Model per ISP

    Does this make a difference when deciding between ISPs? :confused: If so, let's get a list of what router(s?) are provided per ISP. I can update OP with the list as more are added. Afrihost - DLink DIR-825 WebAfrica - TP-Link "AC1750" Home Connect - Tenda AC6 RSAWEB - TP-Link "AC750" Cool...
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    Help required with ADSL modem

    Hi there I am in need of some help to get my Huawei DSL modem connected to my Telkom account. Huawei HG630b Home Gateway - The account and line works perfect on an older Netgear modem I have. I’m having issues with the Wifi on the Netgear modem, so want to get the Hauwei up...
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    Help Netgear DG834Gv4 used as switch(LAN+WiFi)

    Hi, I have a question please. I have a HUAWEI-B593 LTE modem (let's call it A) and an old ADSL WiFi router: Netgear DG834Gv4 (let's call it B). A is working fine and I need to connect one of the cables from its ports to a port1 of B. Such that I can simply spread the signal from A to B, and...
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    New Wireless Modem/Router for Guesthouse

    Hi folks, so our 5 year old TP Link has finally packed up. We looking at the following to keep the guests happy. Dual Band Wifi (2.4ghz and 5ghz) Must have guest SSID to connect USB(Printer sharing etc) Simple Dashboard interface Good coverage for 400sqm home. Budget Max R2000
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    Someone please help me find a good router for rural areas.

    Hi, I would love it if anyone could point me in the direction of a good modem/router that has a SIM slot, SMA female port for a Poynting external antenna and works on 103dbi to 113dbi 3G signal strength. I live 90 km from my nearest town and about 40 km from the closest 3G cell tower. I...
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    Modem/router combo VS modem + router home network

    Hi I am looking to improve my home network, I am using a telkom supplied D-link adsl-2750u . I use it to connect my smart tv, xbox , 2 laptops and 3 cellphones to the internet and home network. So do i buy a 'future proof' modem/router combo or a 'future proof' router and stick with my old...
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    Fibre and ADSL/VDSL compatible routers

    I want to buy a router which is compatible for Fibre and ADSL connection. What should I look for? How can I check if a router is compatible with Fibre connection? Do you have any suggestions, such as the one you are currently using (including the price) ? Do all AC routers support fibre?
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    VDSL/ADSL Dual Band TP-LINK TD-W9980 Modem[S]

    Item name : TP-LINK TD-W9980 Age and condition: around 1 year , perfect working condition. Do you include packaging: Yes Warranty: No Reason for selling: switched to LTE Price: 1000 Location: Durban / musgrave area Shipping or collection: prefers collection...
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    Huawei B593 - LTE router Item: Huawei LTE CPE B593 LTE/Wifi Router Age: 2 years Warranty: don't think so Packaging: Yes, Original box etc Condition: Works Fine, will blow off dust (pffft) clean now Location: Centurion, GP Reason: upgraded to the B315 Shipping: Your Cost/Arrangements...
  18. Zoomzoom

    Recommendations for an ADSL modem under R1000?

    Putting in a new Telkom ADSL and fixed line package next month, but it doesn't include a modem. What are my best options for under R1000 (as little as possible please, limited budget). Don't want total rubbish, but don't want to buy more than I need just because it is bigger, better, faster...
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    Need help flashing Telkom software onto mobile modem

    Hi guys. I have a VodafoneMobileWifi-ADC8C7 mobile modem which obviously used to serve Vodacom. But, I had it "unlocked" at a Vodacom shop in order to use a Telkom SIM but the UI is still that of Vodacom. Is there a way I can ghange the user interface to that of Telkom? Then I can view my...
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    Vodafone usb modem to mtn

    Hi, Do you guys maybe have any advice on how to get mtn,cellc and/or telkom working on a vodafone 4g usb modem (vodafone k5150). What I have noticed so far: It's not network locked Believe I need to get the correct software from mtn,cellc,telkom or huawei. Mobile partner...