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  1. N

    Openserv 200+MB speeds

    Hi Do anyone know if ever in the future that we can expect speeds upto 1 gigabit for Openserve? Regards,
  2. J

    Kuilsriver Highbury and Highbury Park

    So, Here I am again. Trying to get some answers out of the 10's of fiber providers. SADV being the worst and the biggest liars ever, Last year at a community meeting for the area SADV promised that by end of March 2019 fiber trenching would have started in the area. Its not almost a year later...
  3. M

    Seeking Contact Information for Telkom / OpenServe

    I am a Master's Student at Rhodes University doing my thesis on South Africa's Internet Economy. Part of it requires that I conduct an interview with a senior official who has intimate knowledge of Telkom's internet infrastructure (optic fibre, copper cables, ADSL and so on). I am hoping someone...
  4. Jamie McKane

    The plan to flip Openserve customers to other networks

    The plan to flip Openserve customers to other networks Fibre customers in South Africa are acutely aware of a notable pricing difference between ISP packages running on Openserve's infrastructure compared to packages through other fibre operators. Local ISPs set higher prices for Openserve...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Vumatel overtakes Openserve as biggest FTTH operator in South Africa

    Vumatel overtakes Openserve as biggest FTTH operator in South Africa The latest statistics for South Africa’s fibre market from Africa Analysis show that in March 2019, 1.39 million homes had access to an FTTH connection and 453,000 were connected. Wayne D’Sa, the managing director of...
  6. Jamie McKane

    Why Openserve customers pay more for fibre in South Africa

    Why Openserve customers pay more for fibre in South Africa MyBroadband has run several fibre package comparisons across multiple ISPs, and the results have largely reflected a competitive and healthy ISP industry which benefits the consumer. They also portrayed an interesting difference in...
  7. J

    Help with Afrihost/Openserve PPPOE over Mikrotik

    I've been using my Mikrotik RB433UAH for years as a gateway for my 10Mb ADSL connection and by now I have it configured just the way I need it with NAT and Firewall Rules. The Mikrotik would initiate the PPPOE connection and my up/down speeds we're always 100% (10Mb down and 1Mb up) I have...
  8. Jamie McKane

    The best 100Mbps uncapped fibre packages on Openserve and Vumatel

    The best 100Mbps uncapped fibre packages on Openserve and Vumatel Fibre is continuing to take market share from ADSL in South Africa as customers move from ageing copper technology to more reliable infrastructure. Telkom has even begun actively transferring ADSL customers to newer technologies...
  9. Nimz

    ISP - 2 concurrent connections - Fibre

    As per the title, are there any ISP's that offer 2 concurrent connections on Fibre (for data)? I have my office(40Mbps) and home(100Mbps) which both have Fibre on Openserve infrastructure Basically looking at getting 1 x 100Mbps uncapped account to use at both locations if possible. If not -...
  10. fundutzi

    Fibre options, CPT, Van Riebeeckshof; Vumatel, Openserve, DFA, Mitsol

    Dear All, Need some input please. Questions please. a. If assessment is accurate in maps, which infrastructure would you recommend? b. Is Openserve and Telkom the same ito infrastructure? c. Do i have to approach the data provider to arrange this installation, or, can the infrastructure...
  11. C

    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...
  12. S

    How to become an openserve contractor

    Hi Anyone with information on how to become an openserve contractor. I have a small IT and Telecoms company and looking at doing some fiber home installations for them. Your advise would be greatly appreciated. I tried contacting them and also Telkom but it seems like their operating openserve...
  13. S

    Cool Ideas / Openserve Fibre - Poor Upload Speeds on TP-Link Archer C20 V4 [resolved]

    Hi guys I signed up for a 100mbps up / 50mbps down fibre line on the Openserve network in November. The line was installed quickly, and was very fast initially on both upload and download speeds. It was averaging 75-93mbps down, and 40-50mbps up. However, over the last few weeks, I noticed...
  14. 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...
  15. R

    Switching from Telkom (Openserve) to Cool Ideas (Openserve)

    Good Afternoon All, Hoping someone can help me out. I need to switch an Openserve (and Telkom ISP account) to Openserve Cool Ideas. Currently have a 20/20 and would like to also increase the speed to 100/50. I have read a lot of comments regarding Telkom being a nightmare when it comes to...
  16. Jamie McKane

    What will happen when Openserve increases fibre speeds to 10Mbps

    What will happen when Openserve increases fibre speeds to 10Mbps Openserve recently announced it will upgrade its minimum fibre-to-the-home line speed from 4Mbps to 10Mbps, starting from 1 January 2019. This statement was included in Telkom's interim results for the six months ended 30...
  17. Jamie McKane

    Openserve’s minimum fibre package will be 10Mbps from 2019

    Openserve's minimum fibre package will be 10Mbps from 2019 Openserve has announced that it will offer a minimum fibre-to-the-home speed of 10Mbps from January 2019. In its interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2018, Telkom stated that Openserve's minimum offering will be raised...
  18. roughiain

    Openserve vs TT Connect stability

    I'm current with TT Connect and the number of times the line goes down is unbelievable. How stable is Openserve? ISP will stay the same - Coolideas
  19. Jamie McKane

    Openserve is focused on fibre - Copper will be decommissioned

    Openserve is focused on fibre - Copper will be decommissioned Openserve is focused on fibre and the future of connectivity. This according to Althon Beukes, Chief Commercial Officer at Openserve, who was speaking at the 2018 MyBroadband Conference.
  20. A

    Openserve, what a disaster

    Anyone else also noticed how abysmal Openserve's service is? I reported a fault on an ADSL line three weeks ago that is still not fixed. In contrast, when I needed Telkom's help in the past, they always showed up within 48 hours (even on a Sunday), and fixed the fault the first time. Openserve...
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