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  1. Jamie McKane

    Vumatel overtakes Openserve as biggest FTTH operator in South Africa

    Vumatel overtakes Openserve as biggest FTTH operator in South Africa The latest statistics for South Africa’s fibre market from Africa Analysis show that in March 2019, 1.39 million homes had access to an FTTH connection and 453,000 were connected. Wayne D’Sa, the managing director of...
  2. Jamie McKane

    The best 100Mbps uncapped fibre packages on Openserve and Vumatel

    The best 100Mbps uncapped fibre packages on Openserve and Vumatel Fibre is continuing to take market share from ADSL in South Africa as customers move from ageing copper technology to more reliable infrastructure. Telkom has even begun actively transferring ADSL customers to newer technologies...
  3. Jamie McKane

    CIVH's acquisition of Vumatel approved

    CIVH's acquisition of Vumatel approved The Competition Tribunal of South Africa has approved the acquisition of Vumatel by the Remgro-owned Community Investment Ventures Holdings (CIVH). Following this acquisition, CIVH will have sole control of Vumatel in addition to Dark Fibre Africa (DFA)...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Vumatel stops rolling out fibre in KwaZulu-Natal - Report

    Vumatel stops rolling out fibre in KwaZulu-Natal - Report Vumatel has stopped rolling out fibre in KwaZulu-Natal, according to an email seen by MyBroadband. The email was sent to a Durban resident who said his complex was set to receive fibre from Vumatel, following the rollout of fibre...
  5. G

    Vumatel, Cell C-Fibre, Line Speeds and GHZ

    Hopefully the following post can help someone out there that had as many questions I had regarding Fibre and its performance. Questions such as: Who is the best ISP to select once your line has been installed? Is there a difference between LTE-A and Fibre? Which router is the best for Fibre...
  6. Savy561

    Vumatel raycore cpe lights question?

    Quick question here, I have vumatel trenched and the cpe lan light will sometimes alternate between orange and green with reboots, is this normal? I did have an accout issue with my isp but that was resolved and I am currently not having any issues so I guess it is just curiosity at this point...
  7. L

    Mweb - Vumatel blame shifting

    In the Tableview area many Mweb customers with VumaTel fibre have no internet. Talking to Vumatel they say all is good on their site. Talking to Mweb they say there is a Vumatel problem. Now - our complex has Vumatel only but only those using Mweb as an ISP have problems. Phoning Mweb...
  8. R

    Telkom nightmare vs Vumatel... NIGHT AND DAY difference

    I've been trying to transfer ownership of a Telkom line (including broadband) into my name. Should be simple right? Well, it's taken 2 months already, and it's still not completed. I've been waiting to upgrade my line but can't because the line still isn't fully in my name. It's now in this...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Vumatel acquisition contributes to CIV group loss

    Vumatel acquisition contributes to CIV group loss The CIV group contributed a loss of R104 million to Remgro's headline earnings, according to the company's interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2018. Remgro stated that this was a result of CIV acquiring a 34.9% stake in Vumatel...
  10. fundutzi

    Fibre options, CPT, Van Riebeeckshof; Vumatel, Openserve, DFA, Mitsol

    Dear All, Need some input please. Questions please. a. If assessment is accurate in maps, which infrastructure would you recommend? b. Is Openserve and Telkom the same ito infrastructure? c. Do i have to approach the data provider to arrange this installation, or, can the infrastructure...
  11. R

    Vumatel Fibre package will change,with an increase in the monthly fee

    So I get an email from Afrihost about.... "Your Vumatel Fibre package will change from 01 March 2019 Vumatel recently announced that they will no longer be offering the 4Mbps line speed as their entry level speed. On 01 March 2019 you will be upgraded to a 10Mbps line speed as this is their...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Vumacam - Vumatel's CCTV system to keep South Africa safe

    Vumacam - Vumatel's CCTV system to keep South Africa safe Vumatel has unveiled Vumacam, a CCTV solution which it hopes will make South Africa a safer place. After Vumatel launched its fibre network in Johannesburg several years ago, it noticed an increasing demand for CCTV installations in...
  13. websquadza

    Vumatel | How Load-Shedding may affect your fibre connection

    Some or all Vumatel Trenched (grey box on your boundary wall and a Raycore CPE) clients across all ISPs may have experienced long delays in re-establishing connectivity after load shedding - this is not isolated and is affecting clients throughout South Africa. We received reports that some...
  14. M

    tserv1.jnb1.he.net - Which does *local* (<50ms) connectivity?

    Good day, So Vumatel is rolling out in my region, and I've been checking this situation with https://atlas.ripe.net/measurements/14787598/#!probes after I've had fall outs with VoX that doesn't want to route locally to tserv1.jnb1.he.net (only via London... it's a management decision... been...
  15. cavedog

    MTN SuperSonic Feedback

    So Openserve went live on 24 December 2018. I placed my order with SuperSonic on 25 December 2018. SuperSonic called me on 27 December 2018 to confirm my order and Tell me I don't have coverage :rolleyes: so when I told him check Openserve website coverage confirmed and account created and moved...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Fibre to the home connection and ISP switching fees compared

    Fibre to the home connection and ISP switching fees compared Several of South Africa’s top Internet service providers recently complained to MyBroadband about Vumatel’s fibre installation and activation charges. Part of the problem, they said, is that Vumatel charges a full activation fee when...
  17. Jamie McKane

    Why Vumatel is unlikely to roll out fibre in Pretoria

    Why Vumatel is unlikely to roll out fibre in Pretoria Fibre rollouts in Johannesburg and Cape Town are progressing well and both cities are almost completely covered by fibre routes. This is according to Vumatel CFO Kobus Viljoen, who was speaking to MyBroadband about the company's network...
  18. D

    Fibre cancellation after a week consumer protection Vumatel Axxess

    So I signed up for Vumatel fiber through my trusted ISP Axxess (I have been with them for 8 or 10 years? really a long time whatever it is). 20/2 uncapped package The speeds have been so erratic, one minute down to 1mbps then back up to 20 but mostly between 6 and 10 download. So my LTEa was...
  19. J

    Amplifi HD Router on Vox/Vumatel

    Hi All, Does anyone use an Amplifi HD router on Vox/Fibrehoods(Vumatel)? I currently have the Vox supplied Zyxel router connected to the Vumatel CPE. It is unstable and slow and I want to replace it with the Amplifi HD mesh router. Can I connect the new router to the Vumatel CPE or do I need...
  20. R

    Any Idea when SADV will offer speeds higher than 100mbps?

    I presume there is hardware investment needed on their side but intrigued to find out if there is any plan for them to offer it as the other providers like Vumetel already offer higher speeds. Thanks!
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