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    Can Fibre Providers reuse the same CTE / ONT?

    In our area I have three fibre providers available to me (yes, they dug up the verge, my driveway and every water pipe in the street three times). I'm currently with Vumatel and have zero issues but I'm eyeing OpenServe purely because they're considerably cheaper. So my question is, if I were...
  2. 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...
  3. Sharkssmart1

    The best and cheapest ISP packages via Vumatel

    Currently, I am in a position where I can't just change ISPs from one provider to another, but I feel like I just have to bite the bullet and change. That being said, I am certain everyone knows the stubbornness of Vumatel refusing to follow Openserve and Frogfoot's example by allowing other...
  4. Hanno Labuschagne

    Openserve system had a security flaw which exposed broadband customer information

    Openserve system had a security flaw which exposed broadband customer information The Openserve Uniweb system contained a security vulnerability which potentially exposed broadband subscriber information to Internet service providers who were not supposed to see it. Openserve is the wholesale...
  5. Chris

    South African fibre price war - uncapped fibre for under R400 per month

    South African fibre price war - uncapped fibre for under R400 per month South Africans can now buy a fast, uncapped fibre-to-the-home service for under R400 per month thanks to speed increases and price cuts from network operators. The fibre price war in South Africa was started by Openserve...
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    Webafrica packages/pricing change

    I have a 100/50 fibre line and pay R1119 with Webafrica on Openserves infrastructre. At the begining of the month I noticed my speed doubled to 200/100. I thought this was a free upgrade because of the recent news about Openserve's free speed upgrades. Anyway, so I needed to download something...
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    Telkom/Openserve has not doubled my speed since 1 March 2021

    I am an existing Telkom/Openserve customer for the last 30 months. For the first 10 days of March 2021, my line speed went from 20mbps to 50mbps. From around the middle of the month, I notice that my speed is now 25mbps. I called 10213 and the say that if I want a speed upgrade, then I will...
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    MWEB - Openserve - Fibre not installed after 14 days after Turnaround Time

    Hi, Can someone please assist me with regards to the installation of my Fibre line at home. I have waited longer than 14 days for the installation of Fibre from Mweb / Openserve to home residence. The request was made on 23 February 2020. To date I have no received any feedback from Openserve...
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    Ditching Vuma for Openserve

    For the past 4 years, I have used Cell C + Vuma for my internet. I am on a 20mbps fibre line but I feel like we may need something a little faster. I have been very happy with Cell C as my ISP, their support is exceptional and their international capacity is reliable. I checked Cell-C's...
  10. Jamie McKane

    How much cheaper Openserve is than Vumatel

    How much cheaper Openserve is than Vumatel Openserve recently announced free fibre speed upgrades for wholesale customers, as well as price cuts across a number of products. A number of local ISPs have confirmed that these speed upgrades and price cuts will be passed on to customers, which...
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    Cool Ideas - Cancellation Fee to Cancel A Service??? R1500

    Howzit MyBB Community, Recently, Openserve announced price reductions across their product range,. Afrihost very quickly responded, by initiating a free upgrade campaign! Same bucks...more speed. As a then loyal Cool Ideas customer, I called to enquire as to what their plans were. They...
  12. Hanno Labuschagne

    Fibre price face-off in South Africa following Openserve wholesale changes

    Fibre price face-off in South Africa following Openserve wholesale changes A fibre price war has started in South Africa after Openserve announced major changes to its wholesale offering. Openserve is South Africa’s biggest fixed broadband provider and covers over 2.4 million households with...
  13. Hanno Labuschagne

    Big fibre speed upgrades and price cuts for Mweb customers

    Big fibre speed upgrades and price cuts for Mweb customers Mweb has launched its new Openserve fibre products based on the line speed changes implemented by the network earlier this year. “We’re excited to launch our new 25Mbps upload and 25Mbps download speed product, for only R499pm,” Mweb...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Openserve's fibre price cuts - What to expect from ISPs

    Openserve's fibre price cuts - What to expect from ISPs Openserve recently told ISPs that it was upgrading its wholesale fibre line speeds at no additional charge while also cutting fibre line rental costs. This means that many Openserve customers may see their line speeds doubled due to the...
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    Hello how get an openserve B number using ? my serial number

    Hello how get an openserve B number using my serial number ? My serial no is 4857544327113D9E
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    Moving to a new Area, OpenServe or Vodacom?

    I currently have an account with CoolIdeas + Vumatel with a 20/2 line, (never needed anything better, but anything less usually gets me on the bad side of the family). The new area does not have Vumatel but it has OpenServe and Vodacom. I heard of OpenServe, but I am not familiar with Vodacom...
  17. Hanno Labuschagne

    How ISPs will buy DSL and fibre data from Openserve

    How ISPs will buy DSL and fibre data from Openserve Telkom's wholesale and networks division, Openserve, has replaced its widely vilified IP Connect wholesale product with a much cheaper service that it has dubbed Openserve Broad Connect. Openserve Broad Connect, and previously IP Connect, is...
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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...
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    RSAWeb Openserve Premium Package Shaping/Throttling btw 17:30pm to 22:30pm

    Hi everyone, I recently signed up with RSAWeb on the their Openserve 40Mbps/20Mbps line (OS upgraded to 50Mbps/25Mbps yesterday). The speed, both down and up for Netflix (speed test done on Fast.com) and YouTube, have been consistent and in line with the quoted spec speed and I have been able...
  20. Jamie McKane

    Openserve boosts fibre speeds at no additional cost to consumers

    Openserve boosts fibre speeds at no additional cost to consumers Openserve is increasing the speed of three of its fibre products – 10Mbps, 20Mbps, and 50Mbps - at no cost to consumers. The company said it continuously monitors client and market demands to provide consumers with world-class...
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