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    VOIP - WebAfrica - The REAL call rates...

    WebAfrica advertise 45c per minute call rates which sounds great at first glance... but then take a look at how you buy your call credit... Example1: You have the option to purchase a monthly plan. Plan1 costs R109 per month and gives you 170 local minutes. This works out to approx. 63c per...
  2. Jamie McKane

    How much Webafrica wants to be sold

    How much Webafrica wants to be sold Webafrica was put up for sale in 2019 with the help of Standard Bank, but to date, the company has not received an offer which it was willing to accept. Webafrica, which was founded in 1997 by Matthew Tagg as a web hosting company, is one of South Africa’s...
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    Surely I can't be the only one to struggle with WebAfrica?

    So I got my Telkom LTE Sim Card through WebAfrica on Tuesday morning.. almost 3 days later and it's still not activated. I've sent support a support e-mail - no reply. Then I called them and was told they'd follow up. But how long could that take?! I need to get online! I really was hoping for a...
  4. U

    Now that I can't get ADSL I no longer have good internet options, what do I do?

    Hi there all, I live in Linbro Park, the internet availability here... Is questionable to say the least, We had adsl here until the lines were stolen so much they decided to stop installing new ones, now our only option is LTE which is too expensive, and just not stable enough for us. The speeds...
  5. RedViking

    Web Africa Telkom LTE (FIXED) R899 - 150GB FUP - 10Mbps Speed

    Is this a good deal? 1. I am currently paying almost R650 for ADSL (220 Telkom + 420 Axxess) for less than 4Mbps line and use about 120-150GB a month. But my line is mostly consistent for 95% of the time. 2. Will the Telkom Fixed LTE be reliable? (from your experience)I know it will also...
  6. gideonel

    WebAfrica email support failure - Spam

    Hi guys, If this post is in the wrong area, I am sorry, please advise or move it to a different area. I have a client who is a client of WebAfrica. He recently started having a issue with his email. He has this issue on his phone and on this PC via Outlook and Thunderbird. I have his mail...
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    WebAfrica Internet usage Tracker pop up window, and no access

    This Webafrica 'Internet Usage Tracker Policy' login window keeps popping up since the start of the month when I try switch over to my WebAfrica connection. I put in you username and password details but it does not accept it and gives me no access. When I switch over to my other ISP connection...
  8. WebAfrica Helper

    New Webafrica Network Migration

    Webafrica wants to know your feedback about our new shiny network: :) As reported by My Broadband in May, Webafrica is in the process of migrating to our own infrastructure. The platform is now ready and we have started quietly migrating some of our own staff accounts in the background in...
  9. Jamie McKane

    How much companies are looking to pay for Webafrica

    How much companies are looking to pay for Webafrica Internet service provider Webafrica is for sale, and a few prominent Internet service providers (ISPs) and big telecoms players are looking to buy the company. Webafrica states on its website that has around 60,000 customers and 120 staff...
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    This what you can expect: Webafrica.

    Some feedback on Webafrica, I have been having issues with them and they are not responding. Back in the old days the ISPs always blamed Telkom and their ADSL / VDSL infrastructure. With fibre you can clearly see where the problem is. These are my speedtests from Webafrica: Local (This is to...
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    Transferring an email from one ISP to another.

    Hi, I am currently using WebAfrica, but I want to switch to a different ISP. The only problem is that my brother is using a WebAfrica email account. Is there a way to transfer his WA email to a different ISP? ------------------------------------------------------------------- I'm very...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Webafrica is for sale

    Webafrica is for sale Internet service provider Webafrica is for sale, and a few prominent ISPs, including Afrihost, RSAWEB and Vox, have been linked to a potential deal. Webafrica was founded by Matthew Tagg in 1997 as a web hosting company serving consumers and small businesses.
  13. WebAfrica Helper

    The Official Webafrica Telkom LTE Feedback Thread

    Visit: https://www.webafrica.co.za/lte/
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    WebAfrica Transparency

    I'm quite impressed with how transparent WebAfrica is with regards to their products. I checked the availability of Fixed Wireless LTE at my dwelling and it showed that i am covered. HOWEVER, i also received a warning message stating that although i'm covered, my location is far from the Tower...
  15. Jamie McKane

    Big network upgrade for Webafrica

    Big network upgrade for Webafrica Webafrica is in the process of migrating from Internet Solutions to its own infrastructure provider in partnership with a number of parties, including Echo Service Provider. The ISP confirmed that it is working on the deployment of a new network, which it says...
  16. Aqua_lung

    Webafrica allowing my topup to expire - blatant theft.

    So... I purchased a Cell C fixed LTE top-up near the end of the month (2 months ago) to ensure I don't run out of data. I am using Webafrica. It was a 10GB top-up and I was expecting it to be depleted before my new monthly allocated data (as per the conditions). Well, my top-up expired without...
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    Webafrica SMTP Down

    Hi, Anyone else having issues with Webafrica using their smtp.wa.co.za ? I get a drop from KZN leading to server on the 9th drop it dies. Seems like DNS routes are changed or something died. Their support is beyond useless and takes weeks to resolve anything. Tracing route to smtp.wa.co.za...
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    Considering a new ISP - please help

    Hi guys. I've been with webafrica for a while now (100/25mb uncapped octotel). Since ive started streaming i've decided i want to upgrade the upload to 100 aswell. However i see a couple other ISPs have 100/100 for about 100-200 bucks cheaper. Speeds are pretty inconsistent at peak times...
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    Cell C lte top up more expensive than Afrihost,webafrica etc

    So I have a cell c lte contract and the top ups are ridiculous. When I was with webafrica who were through cell c the top ups were way cheaper. Why is that?
  20. R

    RICA headaches - WebAfrica Lte deal

    Hi guys, I'm wondering if I'm just stupid or if there's something wrong with WebAfrica's approval process for RICA documents, specifically the proof of address. They have this thing where you upload a copy of your ID and proof of address, and I've tried uploading various bank statements and...