Afrihost - Pure Fibre Feedback Thread

cavedog

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are you friends again?
Yeah decided to send them the selfie they wanted.... :rolleyes: so they unlocked the account.

After Supersonic raped me with the cancellation I thought I would rather switch to Afrihost mainly because the Openserve pricing is very competitive and the free 3 months and the pretty decent credit they will give me is worth it. So my Migration to Macrolan is on hold for now. Need to settle at Afrihost for a bit first. I will basically be maxing the R5000 value and get 3 months free which is a nice saving. Was worth the selfie to the security team. :laugh:

I'm more a friend of their network which seems to be pretty solid always.
 

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Yeah decided to send them the selfie they wanted.... :rolleyes: so they unlocked the account.

After Supersonic raped me with the cancellation I thought I would rather switch to Afrihost mainly because the Openserve pricing is very competitive and the free 3 months and the pretty decent credit they will give me is worth it. So my Migration to Macrolan is on hold for now. Need to settle at Afrihost for a bit first. I will basically be maxing the R5000 value and get 3 months free which is a nice saving. Was worth the selfie to the security team. :laugh:

I'm more a friend of their network which seems to be pretty solid always.
Definitely worth the effort of a selfie ;)
 

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in adsl section tho
Most Afrihost users must surely be DSL subscribers. Makes sense for it to be there for now.

Ideally, the Fibre ISP Discussions forum is renamed to just ISP Discussions, to simplify things for everyone. Afrihost would fit in perfectly as a subforum there, along with any other very large ISP. **cough** @rpm
 

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Things been looking good all day since switching over to Afrihost data.



Can't believe how latency has decreased from the usual 35-44ms. Afrihost showing Cool Ideas how it's done. :eek:
 

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Things been looking good all day since switching over to Afrihost data.



Can't believe how latency has decreased from the usual 35-44ms. Afrihost showing Cool Ideas how it's done. :eek:
Don't forget to follow up on the 100>200Mbps line upgrade too. What I know it would be a manual process once the line is migrated to Afrihost because if you migrated to Afrihost 100Mbps option then requested an upgrade it would have been smooth sailing. Maybe @AfriMan can confirm how a line migration and upgrade happens on Openserve.
 

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Don't forget to follow up on the 100>200Mbps line upgrade too. What I know it would be a manual process once the line is migrated to Afrihost because if you migrated to Afrihost 100Mbps option then requested an upgrade it would have been smooth sailing. Maybe @AfriMan can confirm how a line migration and upgrade happens on Openserve.
Believe me, I won't forget to ensure the connection is at 200Mbps once the line has migrated. :laugh:

Can't wait.
 

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Believe me, I won't forget to ensure the connection is at 200Mbps once the line has migrated. :laugh:

Can't wait.
:laugh::ROFL:

Once you go 200 you won't go back trust me. Then 100Mbps feels slow and you want to smack the pc :laugh:
 
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:laugh::ROFL:

Once you go 200 you won't go back trust me. Then 100Mbps feels slow and you want to smack the pc :laugh:
Especially with the upload speed. Even at 50Mbps, cloud storage usually feels like:

 
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Especially with the upload speed. Even at 50Mbps, cloud storage usually feels like:

Haha yeah true. I do quite a bit of uploading to my unlimited google drive so the 100Mbps upload helps. Would also help if Openserve just ups the upload bandwidth. Not a lot of people max their uploads anyways so the OLTs won't get congested.
 

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Don't forget to follow up on the 100>200Mbps line upgrade too. What I know it would be a manual process once the line is migrated to Afrihost because if you migrated to Afrihost 100Mbps option then requested an upgrade it would have been smooth sailing. Maybe @AfriMan can confirm how a line migration and upgrade happens on Openserve.
It's difficult to say for sure. I've seen a couple of hours and I've seen a couple of days. If the line is ready to transfer, and we can submit the request immediately, I would say 24-48 hours is usually safe. But that's from the time the line is ready to transfer (which requires some work from the old ISP and Openserve)
 

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:laugh::ROFL:

Once you go 200 you won't go back trust me. Then 100Mbps feels slow and you want to smack the pc :laugh:
Interesting, we always have this debate. Which is the biggest impact change in speed? 1Mbps to 4Mbps? 4mps to 10Mbps? 10 to 20, etc, etc.

Which move is the most life-changing? :unsure:
 

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Interesting, we always have this debate. Which is the biggest impact change in speed? 1Mbps to 4Mbps? 4mps to 10Mbps? 10 to 20, etc, etc.

Which move is the most life-changing? :unsure:
Switching from 10 to 50 legit changed my life. Then switched to 100 and mind was blown :laugh:
 

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This is the first time I've seen Twitch streams commence 1080p 60fps almost immediately and have zero buffering. :oops:

What on Earth has happened to Afrihost. :unsure:

 

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This is the first time I've seen Twitch streams commence 1080p 60fps almost immediately and have zero buffering. :oops:

What on Earth has happened to Afrihost. :unsure:

Almost want to keep this secret so while all the negative people are raving about not coming back we just have a good time :ROFL:
 

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Looking at the speedtests so far, international upload does not look great. Surely 1.2mbit (peaking at 4mbit) to London on a 200mbit like can’t be right?
 

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This is the first time I've seen Twitch streams commence 1080p 60fps almost immediately and have zero buffering. :oops:

What on Earth has happened to Afrihost. :unsure:

That's fantastic - love that Mr Burns GIF.
 
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