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  1. M

    Rain 5G great, but it is the reason Rain LTE is now slow!

    It is great that Rain has launched 5G in certain areas but this might mean continued poor Rain LTE speeds going forward. This is due to their 5G network architecture which is built on top of their existing LTE network. “Technically, this is called a non-standalone (NSA) 5G network and allows...
  2. C

    RAIN LTE SLOW IN GERMISTON

    Hi Guys, Anyone else experiencing slow to no conectivity for the past two days in Germiston / Lambton area
  3. Jamie McKane

    Rain 5G is here - Ultra-fast internet for R1,000 per month

    Rain 5G is here - Ultra-fast internet for R1,000 per month Rain has launched its new 5G service, offering “unlimited ultra-fast Internet” with speeds of up to 700 Mbps. “Your state-of-the-art 5G home router will connect all your family's devices with the latest WiFi, allowing everyone to...
  4. R

    Rain eSIM references in website code

    So I was digging around the source code on the Rain website and came across the code for their sim checkout process. Seems they are getting ready to launch!!!!!
  5. Jamie McKane

    Good news for Rain unlimited data users

    Good news for Rain unlimited data users Rain CEO Willem Roos has confirmed to MyBroadband that the company has no intention of discontinuing its popular unlimited off-peak product. Rain recently announced on its website that its popular R250 unlimited off-peak plan, which offers uncapped data...
  6. No Chill

    Rain latency mysteriously increased by about ~20ms

    The download and upload speeds are the same as before and in my experience are great with no real hiccups. However, about a month ago my ping shot up by about ~20ms. In games where I used to get 30ms, I am now getting 50 and in games where I was getting 165, it has gone up to 185. I've tried...
  7. P

    Need an LTE solution since Telkom refuses to replace stolen cables.

    Recently the copper cables were stolen from the area (reservoir hills, Durban) and Telkom says they WONT replace it at all, AND that there are NO plans for fibre in the area. So now I'm stuck at looking for an LTE solution that will allow me over 200GBs. I'm thinking about using a dual SIM...
  8. Austin.G

    Is Rain having connectivity issues this weekend? (Mobile LTE)

    My router been randomly connecting and disconnecting since Friday and cannot maintain a stable connection. Been using for several months and never had issue. Checked everything on my end and it doesn't seem the problem is with me. Anybody else experiencing this? Tried to contact support thought...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Rain's mobile network quality is falling

    Rain's mobile network quality is falling Rain’s mobile network quality has shown a big deterioration over the last three months, with the average download speed declining from 21.62Mbps to 17.91Mbps. This was revealed in MyBroadband Insight’s Q2 2019 Mobile Network Quality Report, which was...
  10. I

    Suddenly my speed is extremely slow.

    For the past week and a half, my speed has been ridiculously slow... Ping: 228ms Down: 0.41 mbps Up: 0.55 mbps Can someone please help. https://speedtest.mybroadband.co.za/result/10287793
  11. Jamie McKane

    The story behind Rain's partnership with Vodacom

    The story behind Rain's partnership with Vodacom Rain and Vodacom have a close commercial relationship – Rain has access to Vodacom’s sites and facilities while Vodacom roams on Rain’s new LTE-A network. It looks like a match made in heaven. The roaming agreement with Rain helps Vodacom to...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Rain partners with Tymebank to distribute SIMs

    Rain partners with Tymebank to distribute SIMs Rain has partnered with Tymebank to test the distribution its SIM cards at Tyme kiosks, making it easier for its clients to sign up for a new service. Rain and Tymebank have a common shareholder, African Rainbow Capital, which means the two...
  13. Jamie McKane

    Rain changes its network name to support Proteas

    Rain changes its network name to support Proteas Rain has changed the network name it shows on cellphones to “GO Proteas” ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup, which began on 30 May with South Africa playing England. The network operator told MyBroadband that it may keep it on for the duration...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Vodacom's massive investment in Rain

    Vodacom's massive investment in Rain Vodacom recently released its financial results for the year ended 31 March 2019, which revealed that the company’s capital expenditure related to its roaming agreement with Rain is R2.346 billion. “In terms of the Vodacom’s facilities leasing, services and...
  15. Jamie McKane

    What skills are needed to work at Rain

    What skills are needed to work at Rain Rain is one of the most exciting new telecoms players in South Africa with a fresh approach to mobile data and growing a network. The operator was born out of WBS, which operated the brands iBurst and Broadlink and was acquired by Multisource in 2015.
  16. Jamie McKane

    Roaming on Rain is hurting Vodacom's profit

    Roaming on Rain is hurting Vodacom's profit Vodacom released its financial results for the year ended 31 March 2019 which showed that its service revenue in South Africa increased 2.1% to R55.7 billion. The company’s data revenue in South Africa grew by 3.9% to R24.3 billion and now...
  17. Nobody Important

    La Mercy (KZN) - Rain mobile LTE coverage

    Are there any people on here that live in La Mercy and make use of the RAIN LTE network? How is your experience? The coverage map shows that La Mercy does receive coverage but I want to hear real user experiences too.
  18. D

    Testing Rain coverage before purchasing sim.

    Is it possible to test if i have Rain reception in my area before purchasing a sim card? maybe it uses the same network as Telkom? The Network coverage map says i do but that doesn't guarantee i'll get good speeds.
  19. YourKaptain

    Rain Fixed LTE NAT Changes

    Good day, I have a client with a Hikvision NVR, using Rain's Fixed LTE as their internet connection to the NVR. Now they have been able to successfully access their CCTV System via the internet for more than 8 Months, now since earlier this week, they are no longer able to. I checked and no...
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