1. J

    Migrating while with Vodacom on Vumatel?

    As the result of a pretty convoluted situation Vodacom is my current FTTH ISP. I'm having a terrible time with the router situation, as the Huawei router that they supplied doesn't suite my needs, and they've gone to great lengths to prevent users from using their own routers. When I phoned...
  2. P

    Using an LTE router as a backup service for my main broadband service

    I use a wireless broadband provider (VTS), and at times have connectivity issues which is annoying and can be frustrating when used in conjunction with home access systems and smart locks. My current internal network setup is a Linksys AC1900 WRT taking the signal from the microwave link and...
  3. M

    Cool Ideas\Octotel router

    Hi guys Just wondering what router they give you? Do you also have a Ubiquiti Unifi AP? I'm keen to hear your experiences pre and post Ubiquiti. Trying to determine if I really will need one.
  4. 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?
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
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    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!
  8. 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...
  9. 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
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...