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  1. Chris

    Fraudsters using social media platforms to steal money from South Africans

    Fraudsters using social media platforms to steal money from South Africans Fraudsters are using social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, to target South African telecoms clients looking for support and steal money from them. Consumer activist Wendy Knowler told The Money Show’s...
  2. A

    Telkom rep on MyBB

    Does anyone know whether there's a Telkom rep on MyBB?
  3. Louis72

    Telkom Slow international?

    Anyone else with Telkom ISP getting slow or intermittent connection especially to overseas servers around 22:30 or later the past two evenings? Speed test is normal but some pages dont load completely or certain platforms such as Instagram are problematic.
  4. C

    Telkom/Openserve has not doubled my speed since 1 March 2021

    I am an existing Telkom/Openserve customer for the last 30 months. For the first 10 days of March 2021, my line speed went from 20mbps to 50mbps. From around the middle of the month, I notice that my speed is now 25mbps. I called 10213 and the say that if I want a speed upgrade, then I will...
  5. Hanno Labuschagne

    Telkom network blackouts hit fibre customers

    Telkom network blackouts hit fibre customers Numerous Telkom fibre and DSL users are complaining about blackouts and service interruptions, especially during load-shedding. According to information received by MyBroadband, Telkom’s fixed-line network in certain areas is experiencing regular...
  6. M

    Telkom D-Link internet light red after loadshedding

    Hi there. I need assistance with my dsl internet connection from Telkom. One night when the router came back on after loadshedding, the internet light was red. I rebooted the router multiple times but the problem still remained. I called Telkom and they gave me a new PPPOE password to enter...
  7. Hanno Labuschagne

    ICASA welcomes Telkom losing appeal against leasing of its equipment

    ICASA welcomes Telkom losing appeal against leasing of its equipment The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has welcomed the ruling of the Supreme Court of Appeal against Telkom regarding the leasing of its facilities to network operators. Telkom had sought to review...
  8. seedat77

    Help: All Network Data Getting Used / Finished

    I am having a major problem the past week or so with my Telkom mobile data. Even if I am in an area with Telkom coverage, my All Network bundles are getting used. My phone does not show the R for roaming and even after turning off roaming it still happens. If I search for network to force using...
  9. J

    Roaming on LTE

    Was hoping someone discovered a magic trick or knows someone that knows someone that knows someone to click a magic tickbox at Telkom to allow my LTE package to work on Telkom-R. (By default the pakage only allows native Telkom-SA network which was fine when we were living in CPT, but since...
  10. U

    Telkom - Ridiculous Network Coverage and LTE speeds

    My date has a Telkom sim and is struggling with finding any signal, and we also have a Telkom LTE contract that is up and down, but when up, speeds rarely climb above 1mbps. Is anyone aware of the problems that Telkom specifically is having?
  11. V

    Help! Vumatel Line stuck on old ISP

    Hi All, Need some help. Helping a friend get her fibre connected in a new place. The house has a Vumatel CPE connected but cant activate with a new ISP because Telkom still holds the line from the previous owner. The previous owners are useless and not very helpful to get the line canceled so...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Spectrum auction halted as Telkom gets interdict

    Spectrum auction halted as Telkom gets interdict The upcoming auction of high-demand spectrum has been delayed after Telkom and Etv were awarded an interdict regarding their case against the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA). This interdict will stop the spectrum...
  13. Jamie McKane

    Telkom launches new uncapped fibre products

    Telkom launches new uncapped fibre products Telkom has launched new high-speed fibre packages for existing and new customers which offer much better value-for-money. These new fibre products follow Openserve’s speed upgrades and price changes on its Fibre Connect and Openserve Copper Connect...
  14. T

    Why can't I remove my banking details from rain.

    I've been using the month to month 4g package. I canceled in Feb. 1st of March I was still debited. On the site it shows next payment date 1st April. I have been trying to get hold of them. How do I remove my banking details. I was under the impression. That you pay for the month ahead. Reading...
  15. H

    Mondo contract

    I’ve taken a Telkom contract with Mondo for R199 monthly, I got the sim and decided to cancel the contract, I called and called and they failed to cancel it. I decided it’s fine I will continue with it, when my bill came it says my contract is R299 monthly. I called again to ask them to fix coz...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Telkom criticises ICASA's spectrum plan

    Telkom criticises ICASA's spectrum plan Telkom group executive for regulatory affairs Siyabonga Mahlangu says ICASA's approach to the upcoming high-demand spectrum audit is problematic. Speaking with the Sunday Times, Mahlangu said ICASA is slicing up the 3.5GHz spectrum "like salami" between...
  17. A

    Any foreseeable pitfalls here?

    Hi, I'm new to fibre and trying to help my elderly mom in Parkhurst, Jhb. Anything with more than 1 button or switch is a challenge :) . 1) Her laptop is currently used for emailing and some browsing. Both with a Huawei MiFi type dongle using a Telkom data contract (nearing expiry). She'd like...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Telkom prepares to launch 5G

    Telkom prepares to launch 5G Telkom has deployed 5G sites in selected parts of the country and is now optimizing the user experience ahead of a commercial roll-out. Telkom will be the fourth mobile operator in South Africa to launch 5G after Rain, Vodacom, and MTN.
  19. Hanno Labuschagne

    Businesses ready and waiting to switch from Telkom

    Businesses ready and waiting to switch from Telkom South African companies that have used Telkom numbers for years are waiting for the opportunity to switch to better, non-Telkom alternatives. This is according to the Internet Service Providers’ Association, which noted that the recent...
  20. Hanno Labuschagne

    Telkom now offers unlimited voice calls for businesses at R199 per month

    Telkom now offers unlimited voice calls for businesses at R199 per month Telkom Business announced that it has launched an unlimited voice plan offering for small businesses, which it said will allow them to save up to 30% on unlimited voice calls. The company noted the difficult operating...
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