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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...
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    Rain - Support Service

    Anyone else having such a pathetic support service regarding RAIN? I have signed up for the R699 5G package on the 4th of June 2020. Received my Router and Sim on the 5th.... Ever since then the sim has been inactive, after a week RAIN advised that a sim swap will need to take place. Its now...
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    Network quality in low income areas

    Hi I have noticed that the quality of service of Rain is better in high income areas in Durban than lower income areas. Rain's network works best in places like Ballito, Umhlanga, Durban North, Amanzimtoti etc but other areas you are only able to achieve speeds upto max 1MB p/s download and...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Rain plans big 5G expansion in South Africa

    Rain plans big 5G expansion in South Africa Rain aims to greatly accelerate the rollout of its 5G network in South Africa, according to an investment update issued by African Rainbow Capital (ARC). In its update, ARC said that Rain has been making good progress with its network rollout and has...
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    Does rain deduct from your account before you activated your sim

    Good evening I have ordered 3 rain simcards . My question is , I am struggling to rica and register my sim card I bought at clicks . Will they withdraw money from my account even if I havent received one of those 3 sims that RAM was suppose to deliver , and I didnt register this one I am...
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    Help with RAIN!!

    My wife order a RAIN sim a couple of weeks back from Takealot but has not been able to RICA the sim as it states the proof of address and registered address are not the same. One cannot change the registered address on RAIN's dashboard. We have sent numerous emails to support and none have...
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    Rain please help

    So I lost my @rain_mobile but managed to got a new one. I messaged Rain and I was told to either order a new one from them or get one from TAKEALOT and send them the details on the sim for them to perform a sim swap. I did the latter and sent them 2 DMs here(last week and this morning) and 1...
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    Rain 5G Premium package is acctually ADSL 1Mb Package.

    I have the Rain 5G package and except for a glorious few minutes now and then of 350 Mb/s I tend to get slightly better than Adsl 10 Mb/s speeds on it. However since wednesday I have not had reliable service at all and during the day I seem incapable of having a stretch of more than 30 minutes...
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    Router installation, upload speeds and support issues

    I ordered 5G for home premium on the 8th of May and received the CPE N5368X router on the 11th. Great service ! I spent a lot of time looking for the ideal outdoor installation location. In some places the download speed is around 220 Mbps ! I found one place where both the 4G and 5G indicators...
  10. Jamie McKane

    Rain and Vodacom 5G vs MTN and Telkom LTE

    Rain and Vodacom 5G vs MTN and Telkom LTE Vodacom recently launched its 5G network in South Africa, offering high-speed connectivity in selected areas. The company also launched fixed-wireless 5G packages which offer high-speed, fibre-like Internet connections for your home.
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    Rain Premium 5G same speed as Standard 5G

    Good day everyone, I have had my Rain service for about a week now. I am on the Premium package which boasts average speeds of 300mbps. When I do the Rain optimization test on their website, it tells me my download speed is 350mbps BUT when I do any other speed test online, my speed is always...
  12. Jamie McKane

    200Mbps fibre vs Rain and Vodacom 5G

    200Mbps fibre vs Rain and Vodacom 5G Vodacom recently launched its 5G network in South Africa, offering high-speed low-latency connectivity in selected areas. Vodacom also launched fixed-wireless 5G packages which offer high-speed, fibre-like Internet connections for your home.
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    Rain billing issue

    Hello there everyone. I have a very frustrating issue with Rain. I couldn't pay on the first of the month due to personal reasons, however I went to my dashboard to pay the next day. When ever I click on the pay now button, it shows a message that my order summery is R0 even though it's not...
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    Cel-Fi Prime signal booster - Network change

    Hi Guys Not sure if anyone has any experince with this signal booster but is there any way of changing the network on the Cel-Fi Prime? The one i have seems to be locked to Vodacom. Ive tried the app but you cant change any settings on it. Havent found anything online as well...
  15. Jamie McKane

    Rain fixed-LTE data depletion order on top-up bundles explained

    Rain fixed-LTE data depletion order on top-up bundles explained Rain fixed-LTE customers should take note of the mobile network's data depletion order when purchasing top-up bundles. An Afrihost customer using Rain's fixed-LTE service recently told MyBroadband he was experiencing an issue with...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Rain's network speeds severely impacted by lockdown

    Rain's network speeds severely impacted by lockdown Rain’s network has come under severe strain during the lockdown. This has resulted in many subscribers complaining about poor speeds. MyBroadband has received numerous emails from irate Rain subscribers saying their service has been near...
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    Is my 5G Signal Intensity/Quality good?

    Good Evening, Wondering if anyone can tell me if my signal intensity and quality is good or not? And what range 5G signal is considered bad, good and excellent? Been struggling with speeds recently and trying to trouble shoot if it is my router or the tower to where I am connecting. Thanks in...
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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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    Cool example of Vodacom prioritizing it's own traffic (shared tower)

    So I'm pretty fortunate having a Vodacom tower really close to my house, which is never congested it seems. I'm always getting around 90mbps from Rain( LTE on B135s) and around 100-130mbps from Vodacom(Iphone7) Last night I was gaming on the rain package, and I noticed huge ping spikes whenever...
  20. Jamie McKane

    Rain is now valued at R13.1 billion

    Rain is now valued at R13.1 billion African Rainbow Capital Investments (ARC) released its financial results for the six months to 31 December 2019, which showed that Rain is valued at R13.1 billion. Rain now accounts for 27.4% of the African Rainbow Capital Investments fund’s value, up from...
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