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  1. C

    Fibre speed over LAN vs WiFi

    Greetings all. I'm hoping you clever people can help me understand my dilemma. The situation is as follows. I have fibre via Vumatel at home. I have a Zyxel fibre router in the lounge near the CPE device. I'm running a lan cable through the ceiling to the far end of the house where I have a TP...
  2. T

    FTTH for Bridgetown/Silvertown/Parktown/Kewtown area (Cape Town)

    It's been really crazy october. I started a petition for fibre at the beginning of this month to get people to vouch for fibre in our area. With the help of our community-based whatsapp and facebook groups, I managed to gather over 295 responses from the petition within to 2 weeks which was...
  3. K

    Churchill Estate FTTH - Vumatel

    So recently Vumatel announced that they will be rolling out FTTH to our area in Churchill Estate, Parow, Cape Town Spoilt for choice when it comes to ISP's and speeds I spent some time looking, analyzing and deciding. I would like to document my experience that I have so far with the process...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Vumatel online map problem causes fibre delay

    Vumatel online map problem causes fibre delay A MyBroadband reader recently contacted us regarding delays to their fibre installation. The reader signed up for a Vumatel fibre package from Afrihost on 22 July, and contacted MyBroadband in September stating that their fibre had still not been...
  5. N

    Vuma - Moving from Vox to Afrihost

    Hi How long did your guys move take? Vox finally released the line on Sunday the 1st. I logged a call with Afrihost on Sunday morning. My line has still not been activated. They said it takes 48 to 72 hours to resolve this, surely that doesn't sound right as it there is no installation just a...
  6. J

    Kuilsriver Highbury and Highbury Park

    So, Here I am again. Trying to get some answers out of the 10's of fiber providers. SADV being the worst and the biggest liars ever, Last year at a community meeting for the area SADV promised that by end of March 2019 fiber trenching would have started in the area. Its not almost a year later...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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)...
  10. 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...
  11. G

    Vumatel with Cell C-Fibre, Line Speeds, Cape Town

    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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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