wi-fi

  1. Jamie McKane

    149Mbps Wi-Fi in the middle of Diepsloot

    149Mbps Wi-Fi in the middle of Diepsloot VAST Networks (VAST) is well-known for offering Wi-Fi access in transport hubs, malls, and office parks, but less so for the work it has done in townships. The company started its township project in 2017, with the aim to give 1.5 million Gauteng...
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    Endless hassle with Vodacom re WiFi Calling/VoLTE

    Hi A couple weeks ago my account was mistakenly suspended by Vodacom due to unusual billing activity - I was racking up a larger than average bill as my wife was voting for my daughter for a pay-per-SMS competition When I called the 135 helpdesk, the agents pointed me to billing, who confirmed...
  3. Jamie McKane

    The next generation of Wi-Fi will be named Wi-Fi 6

    The next generation of Wi-Fi will be named Wi-Fi 6 The Wi-Fi Alliance has announced the Wi-Fi 6 industry designation for products and networks that support the next generation of 802.11ax technology. This re-branding of Wi-Fi standards aims to make the technology easier to understand and allow...
  4. Jamie McKane

    One company shows how free Wi-Fi in South Africa should be done

    One company shows how free Wi-Fi in South Africa should be done Free Wi-Fi has become a marketing tool for restaurants, shopping centers, and hotels to attract customers and create a better user experience. While free Wi-Fi has value, many companies which offer such a service do it so poorly...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Do you own a mesh Wi-Fi system?

    Do you have a mesh Wi-Fi system at home?
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    VoIP via House Wi-Fi (Handsets)

    Okay, so I have a interesting puzzle that seemed easy to solve.... I have a property that is quite large (3 stories, multiple rooms) and I have a user that likes walking up and down thile talking on the phone... I cannot use a phone that is connected to any single base station as it will...
  7. Jamie McKane

    What is your current Wi-Fi setup?

    What Wi-Fi configuration do you have at home (repeaters, dual-band routers, mesh system, etc.)?
  8. Jamie McKane

    Not much opportunity for Wi-Fi network acquisitions in South Africa

    Not much opportunity for Wi-Fi network acquisitions in South Africa There is not a lot of opportunity for acquisitions in the local Wi-Fi space, said VAST's Grant Marais.
  9. Jamie McKane

    Do you connect to public Wi-Fi hotspots?

    Do you connect to public Wi-Fi networks, including Vast, AlwaysOn, and business hotspots?
  10. Newsfeed

    The best Wi-Fi routers you can buy in South Africa

    The best Wi-Fi routers you can buy in South Africa A fast, high-performance router can make a massive difference to your home Internet connection, especially if you are connecting over Wi-Fi.
  11. Newsfeed

    I went to 5 tech stores and asked them this question about Wi-Fi

    I went to 5 tech stores and asked them this question about Wi-Fi A good Wi-Fi router is the foundation of most wireless home networks.
  12. Newsfeed

    What you need for a killer home Wi-Fi network

    What you need for a killer home Wi-Fi network Setting up a decent wireless network in your house does not have to be difficult, even if you are not a techie.
  13. Kevin Lancaster

    Tshwane’s free Wi-Fi in trouble

    Tshwane’s free Wi-Fi in trouble Tshwane’s free Wi-Fi project is at risk of being shut down, according to a report by IOL. The report stated that the service provider claims not to have been paid. This may result in disconnections across the metro.
  14. Kevin Lancaster

    The cool Wi-Fi Aware feature in Android O

    The cool Wi-Fi Aware feature in Android O One of the features in the Android O Developer Preview is Wi-Fi Aware, also known as Neighbour Awareness Networking (NAN).
  15. Kevin Lancaster

    What's the best way to improve Wi-Fi coverage in your home?

    If your Wi-Fi signal at home is not reaching all parts of your house - due to size, double-storey, many walls, etc - what is best way to improve coverage? LAN cables to each room with access points, Ethernet over power, a single strong router - what works best?
  16. Kevin Lancaster

    Auditor General declared Tshwane free Wi-Fi project unlawful

    Auditor General declared Tshwane free Wi-Fi project unlawful The R180 million spent by the City of Tshwane on a free Wi-Fi project had been “red-flagged as unlawful and irregular expenditure by the Auditor General”, according to a report by News24.
  17. Kevin Lancaster

    Do you use free, open Wi-Fi hotspots at local shopping malls?

    Do you use free, open Wi-Fi hotspots at local shopping malls? Do you trust these public hotspots?
  18. Kevin Lancaster

    Johannesburg promises free Wi-Fi for all

    Johannesburg promises free Wi-Fi for all Plans are afoot to have all 4 million citizens in Johannesburg connected to free Wi-Fi within five years.
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    Level-7 Speed Issues?

    Anyone else having drops in connection speed with Level-7 lately? Last week I noticed the problem, did a few tests and realised I was only achieving around 2mbps on my 4mpbs connection. I reported the issue and it was sorted out pretty quickly, but now I seem to be having the same issue again...
  20. Z

    Mikrotik PPPoE MTU issues?

    Hello all, I'm experiencing a problem with my Mikrotik PPPoE setup, in the sense that, some sites don't load at all when connecting via PPPoE. When connecting via DHCP, it works "okay-ish". Anyone able to shed some light on what the problem could be? Setup: ADSL Router - RB750UP -...
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