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    Telkom throttling international traffic

    Hi everybody, I'm on Telkom Uncapped 20/20 fibre. Been with them just over 2 years and never had any issues..... Till now! Very weird issue and wondering if it's just me or a general Telkom thing. Mornings, all traffic and speeds are perfect. Afternoons and evenings, seems like all...
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    Webafrica throttling torrents on RAIN

    I would strongly advise anyone against getting LTE-A through webafrica if you are planning to make use of p2p. Torrents are being throttled to +/- 100 kB/s, everything else seems to be working fine. It's kind of ridiculous if you take into consideration that you are on a *very* small...
  3. Anthro

    Cybersmart Throttling my router

    As of yesterday all of a sudden I get only 50Mbps throughput on my own fibre router, vs my full 400Mbps on their supplied router. Scaly buggers.
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    Cell C - Giga Package Throttling

    Having issues with the Cell C Giga packages - and am noticing some severe throttling from cell c been trying to upload some files (1.3gb) to a client, with my phone thethered to the laptop speed test on LTE is reporting goods speeds (see below), but the later is true 1.3gb is showing...
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    Vodacom Fixed Broadband Speed Issues

    I hope I am posting this thread at the correct place. Let's dive right into it we have a 10mbps Broadband Connect Wireless Premium connection. About two weeks ago we startet noticing slow speeds on the internet and first thing i did was run a speed test with and speed seemed to be...
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    Telkom FreeMe Social Media Throttling

    Telkom is disappointing me greatly. I'm having an issue with social media throttling on my FreeMe 5GB contract. What's supposed to happen as described by them is that social media data is for Whatsapp, viber and BBM. But the truth is it gets depleted by Instagram and Facebook too... Which makes...
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    ADSL providers? [Long]

    Hi guys I'm a fairly serious internet user; I spend most of my time on Twitch/Youtube or playing Dota. My family (3 other) also use quite a large amount of our data. A few months ago I moved from Afrihost's 4mbps uncapped to Mweb because I was getting unplayable ping and abysmal download...
  8. Austin.G

    Unreasonable Telkom Throttling

    Hey guys I just installed a 2mb telkom uncapped adsl line about 4 months ago. The first two months were wonderful, we experienced full speed adsl and used about 150gb each month approximately without any throttling. During this last two months we started experiencing heavy throttling mostly...
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    Best VPN for South-Africa

    Good day I don't really know if this is right place to ask, but anyway... Could someone please tell me who would offer the best VPN Service for us South-Africans, Since I pay 800 bucks for my 4 Meg Connection a month and I am being throttled, whether it's torrents or just downloads not going to...
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    MWEB Throttle - Advise Needed

    Good Evening I'm not sure if I'm the only one out there who feels like their MWEB Premium account is being throttled. Although MWEB says the account is not throttled. I took YouTube, who according to MWEB streaming services get high priority on the network. But with screenshot below, you...
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    ISP Fail - PC Network/Cybersmart Uncapped

    If there is one thing that pi55e5 me off, it's an uncapped package that costs the same amount as a capped package, and yet won't let me download the same amount of data as the capped package even if it ran 24/7 for the whole month. That means it's slow as a donkey, and especially slow at the...
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    AFRIHOST - Business DSL Throttling (Business Optimisation Option)

    Hi All Afrihost ADSL Business Subscribers You may have noticed since 31 March 2015 that your ADSL connectivity, particularly on P2P, has dramatically decreased in speed alternatively ceased working completely. On investigating this today (1 April 2015) I was informed by Afrihost client...
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    ADSL Woes, Upgrade or switch?

    Hey Everybody, Just needed some help on a matter please. I've had an Mweb 4mbps Standard Uncapped Line (Line rental through Telkom which alone is R700 a month.... I don't get that?) since the beginning of 2014. Everything was fine and dandy but as of now, I think I've realized that it's time...
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    Hi Guys, Getting VDSL before the end of September, and wondering which ISP is the best with regards to speeds/throttling etc. If there has already been a thread, i apologize in advance. TIA
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    Afrihost constant shaping applied

    Hi All Recently I have been fighting with Afrihost due to the fact that I have 25% Download and 6.5% P2P shaping being applied on my line for more than 85% of the time. I have monitored this every day for almost a week and every time I checked, the shaping is exactly the same. I have only...
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    Why is Uncapped internet actually Limited connectivity in SA?

    I am with Web Africa presently on their so called "Uncapped 10Mbps connection". If I use the connection for streaming YouTube media through my media centre as I intended, as a replacement for DSTV and what Web Africa advertises the connection for I get throttled. most days I am lucky if I...
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    Help choosing ISP

    Hi I would like to know if anyone has tried Vox Telecom Fatpipe capped package and is it any good? I am switching from Telkom uncapped (slowest speed and bad service) and I am looking for a new ISP. I use about 75GB a month on a 4 meg line, mainly on P2P downloads and streaming. I need an ISP...
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    Vox Telecom Fatpipe

    Hi I would like to know if anyone has tried Vox Telecom Fatpipe capped package and is it any good? I am switching from Telkom uncapped (slowest speed and bad service) and I am looking for a new ISP. I use about 75GB a month on a 4 meg line, mainly on P2P downloads and streaming. I need an ISP...
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    I have 4mb uncapped ADSL but Speedtest tells me that my speed is 0.3mb

    Am I being throttled? I was able to watch a youtube video withouy buffering and now it takes forever. Additional information: I am with Mweb Please help Thanks
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    Throttling on MWEB 1MB premium account

    hi guys i was wondering if you guys are experiencing the same thing as me. over the past week or so i have experienced that the threshold of how much data i am using has increased. previously with my account once i reached the 110GB mark for 30 days, my account would be throttled, but at the...