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  1. 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...
  3. B

    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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. M

    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...
  8. ENIAC

    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...
  9. 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...
  10. Jamie McKane

    Rain clearly states the limits of its unlimited data products

    Rain clearly states the limits of its unlimited data products Rain has launched a new “unlimited” 4G data product, offering subscribers a 10Mbps service with low-resolution video streaming (360p) for R479 per month. This product complements its existing “unlimited off-peak” service, which...
  11. Jamie McKane

    Rain video quality limited on R250 uncapped SIMs

    Rain video quality limited on R250 uncapped SIMs Rain has started limiting the maximum streaming resolution for users on its "unlimited off-peak" LTE SIM product. According to the Rain website, this package is priced at R250 per month and provides the following: 19 hours unlimited off-peak...
  12. Jamie McKane

    New Rain uncapped 4G package launched

    New Rain uncapped 4G package launched Rain has launched a new "unlimited" 4G data offering for South Africans, priced at R479 per month. The product is a 4G/LTE SIM which can be used in compatible home routers, smartphones, tablets, or MiFi devices.
  13. Jamie McKane

    Rain is now more valuable than Telkom's market cap

    Rain is now more valuable than Telkom's market cap Over the past week, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak caused carnage on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Share prices plummeted – many by double digits. Telkom was also hit hard. Its share price declined from R31.58 on Friday 6 March...
  14. KTP nebula

    Rain billing issues

    Greetings I recently cancelled my off peak 4g unlimited rain service. However I now have a bill for an additional 5peak gigs and what's worse is not it's been upped to 10 off peak gigs. I can neither adjust my limit on their site let alone get through to thier call center since all my air time...
  15. ChaseRich

    Rain you ok?

    Im in Umkomaas and I've been having on and off signal since Friday. Rain also debited my account at 2pm yesterday and at 17:55 they sent me 5 missed payment emails all at once.
  16. Jamie McKane

    Rain launches new 5G package for R699

    Rain launches new 5G package for R699 Rain has launched a new 5G product, called the Standard Plan, which offers subscribers an uncapped 30Mbps service for R699 per month. The operator's existing 5G package - which offers speeds of over 200Mbps - has been renamed to the Premium Plan.
  17. Jamie McKane

    Rain's 5G load-shedding issue

    Rain's 5G load-shedding issue Many Rain 5G subscribers are complaining that the service goes down during load-shedding, leaving them with 4G access only. While the 4G fallback works for many Rain 5G subscribers, others complained that the service becomes nearly unusable.
  18. Anthro

    Rain is Debiting my account - But I have cancelled...

    I used Rain while on Holiday in Gauteng from November till early January (worked, well as the folks did not have the best Internet) I subsequently sent a cancellation request through the Rain Web Portal upon my arrival back in CT. Received below eMail from Rain, confirming that "cancellation...
  19. T

    Rain Speeds in Glentana/Groot Brak is unusable!

    Rain starts feeling like Telkom, advertising cheap deals with high data caps (unlimited) but then proceed to throttle (insert curse words here) the network. Speeds was decent (30mbps up and down, sometimes peaking at 70mbps with 25 ping) I present you with the speeds over the last few days...
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    Rain is really screwing me.

    Is anyone else getting charged for Peak hours even though their limit is 0? I assumed when it it 18:00 you're cut off but for a few days I've been streaming and downloading stuff without paying much attention to time and I realised I wasn't getting cut off.
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