1. JacquesOmeister

    Will RAIN sim card work on any LTE router?

    Hi Experts Will a RAIN sim card work on the Huawei B593 LTE Router? Will RAIN sim card work on any LTE router?
  2. J

    Telkom big November deal

    I'm considering the Telkom Big November deal: Only thing is, I live in a rural area where there is no LTE coverage. Will I still be able to use the Huawei E5573 Router (obviously at slower...
  3. U

    router battery (power bank) for Huawei b315

    Item: The back up battery which came with my Huawei B315 router. One user tested successfully on a B618. Manual says that battery lasts 2-3 hours but some forumites have reported better usage. see here and cr@zydude's feedback below. Age and condition: Immaculate - bought brand new end of...
  4. A

    Which ROUTER is best for Telkom Home unlimited ADSL package?

    Hi My line is being installed on monday, 13 Nov, and I need to buy a router. What is the best option? and where can I buy it? My Telkom package is the Home Unlimited 10Mbps, uncapped ADSL line. Thanks in advance!
  5. S

    Huawei B315 with second router and DDNS

    Hi, i would like to get to a port from outside my network, but when I check the port it is not open. Configuration of routers: First router Huawei B315: - IP address - DMZ enabled ( - Firewall disabled - DHCP disabled - WLAN disabled Second router on DD-WRT...
  6. NeonNinja

    Huawei E5573 LTE MiFi

    Item: Huawei E5573 Age: Couple months Warranty: With Telkom Condition: Virtually new. Got with Telkom 10GB deal, used 3 days. Packaging: Yes all Reason: Gathering dust, got 2 other MiFi's. Price: R650 Shipping: Own cost and risk Location: East London
  7. M

    Using current router for Fibre

    I have just ordered fibre with Mweb on Openserve and they give a free router. However its Wifi speed tops at 40mb/s which tells me the thing is probably gonna suck at everything else. So I have a Netgear DGND 4000 and was wondering if it supports fibre through the grey ethernet port which I...
  8. D

    Best Fibre Router For Home

    Hey All, So Im having some issues with my Fibre Router at home (Cruddy D-Link Dir-816). What I am looking for now is 3 major things in the new router: Good Wifi Range & Reliability Reasonable Price Powerful Interface (Allows some fine grained control) I could go the whole Ubiquiti route but...
  9. Budza

    'Free' Fibre Router Model per ISP

    Does this make a difference when deciding between ISPs? :confused: If so, let's get a list of what router(s?) are provided per ISP. I can update OP with the list as more are added. Afrihost - DLink DIR-825 WebAfrica - TP-Link "AC1750" Home Connect - Tenda AC6 RSAWEB - TP-Link "AC750" Cool...
  10. DrJohnZoidberg

    Netgate (PfSense) appliances

    Anyone know where I can get a hold of Netgate appliance hardware locally (this stuff: They list a few authorized local distributors on their website but only one of them looks like a company I would actually do business with (I mean wtf is this...
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    LTE unlocked router contract

    Does anybody know which SP has a LTE capped contract (50GB+) with a "free" router that has firmware which is not locked into the SP and they don't control your DNS settings? I have a Telkom 50GB contract which expires in 2 months. My problem with their Huawei B593S router is that they...
  12. J

    Connecting Fibre to router

    Hello all I am very confused. Telkom (OpenServe) recently installed fibre in my home. From my research the box they placed on the wall is a termination point. I have a router that I bought from Crystal Web (FritzBox 7490) which connects to fibre via a WAN port. The TP on my wall however...
  13. E

    Good gaming router

    Hi Guys my fibre is being installed and I am looking for a good gaming router that can handle heavy and do QOS everyone so far recommends the Asus RT-AC5300 but it is on the very expensive side anyone have any other recommendations or at least motivate why this is worth its price ( Cheapest I...
  14. Rouxenator

    ZTE VDSL / ADSL Router (Wi-Fi, 4 LAN ports, USB) free courier delivery [S]

    Item name (be very descriptive): ZTE ZXHN-H168N 4-port Wireless ADSL and VDSL Router with USB 2.0 port for NAS or 3G dongle (not included). New in box. Age and condition: 3 months old - never used Do you include packaging: Yes Warranty: Yes - still under warranty from Takealot. Reason for...
  15. B

    Fibre installed, no router yet (want to use my own router)

    Hi everyone Let me start off by saying I am absolutely going crazy. Cool. So I had Vumatel install fibre yesterday. I am now waiting on Cybersmart to deliver their own router (they say Friday earlier, wtf). I am trying to set up with my own router with little success. It's a Linksys...
  16. C

    Telkom fibre connection to WRT54GL router

    Hi All I am currently running a 20mb/s ADSL line through a Billion Wireless/3G ADSL router to my Linksys WRT54GL router, which runs DD-WRT. I only use the Billion router to interface to ADSL, and bridge it over to the Linksys. I want to switch to a 40mb/s Telkom fibre connection. My main...
  17. Wolvyreen

    Please help me understand VPN Connections on a Router

    Hi, I can't get my head around this. I would appreciate some guru to explain this to me. I have 1 router. I have a PPPoE connection to WebAfrica on my router. I have a TP-link TL-WR941ND. I setup my router as anyone in SA would. now I want to use Express VPN for privacy but can't...
  18. B

    VDSL & Line Problems and Stats

    Hi there! I had been having line problems on ADSL, and have recently switched to 20MB VDSL, but it seems even less stable now. Here are my stats from my new VDSL router: SNR: 26.7 (Up), 26.8 (Down). Attenuation: 35.6 (Up), 17.6 (Down). They look good, but my line keeps dropping...
  19. T

    Advice Ubiquity Amplifi

    Wonder if anyone has one of these new Amplifi systems from Ubiquity and how it's performing. I'm looking for a really good wifi solution that allows me to see what's going on all the time, and also set speed limits for users while prioritizing other users and also ability...
  20. T

    Issues connecting Asus RT-AC53 to Cisco fibre switch

    Hi, I had fibre installed and the provider installed a Cisco switch. I have to install my own router for wifi access. I bought a Asus RT-AC53 but getting stuck with installing it. The provider is Seacom. Has anyone had to connect a router to a Cisco switch before? Thanks