Frogfoot and Octotel increase fibre speeds and hike prices

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Frogfoot and Octotel increase fibre speeds and hike prices

Fibre network operators Frogfoot and Octotel have made price and speed changes to their wholesale fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) packages.

Frogfoot increased speeds on most of its packages sold to Internet service providers (ISPs), effective 1 February 2023.
 
Not seen my line increase yet, still on 200 and not 250.. But CISP mail did say my package will stay the same price.
 
I don't really see a price hike here, just a discontinuation of lower speed packages.

Price per mbps has come down. Isn't that the MyBroadband way of calculating pricing?

Although, if I recall, upload speeds are completely disregarded in those MyBB calculations.
 
Was temporarily upgraded 50mbps -> 100mbps as part of Octotel's promotion that's ending at the end of this month. Quite happy to pay the extra R60 for the speed to be permanently increased.
 
waiting for MWEB to tell me what is what.......
On 50/50 from the Octotel festive season promo......lets see what the new price will be.
Else I'll drop back to 35/25
Dont want to pay R749 for 50/50
 
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Was temporarily upgraded 50mbps -> 100mbps as part of Octotel's promotion that's ending at the end of this month. Quite happy to pay the extra R60 for the speed to be permanently increased.
All the networks double up speed promos weren’t out the goodness of there heart after all

Once you get use to higher speeds you don’t want to go back
 
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I have to wait for a new router to arrive, as mine is now maxing out the 100Mbps ethernet WAN port of my Archer C20. At least it looks like I'm already upgraded to 150/150 as I'm getting high 90s now up/down instead of low-med 90s.
 
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I'm yet to see speed increase on Frogfoot from Afrihost. Still just getting 200
You will see that many of the FNOs provide almost no notice to their ISPs

So each time they expect the ISP's to jump.
 
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Yeah same, day 3 and still no speed change. Guess it's a manual process
ISPs need to update their Radius and Billing systems.

Sometimes a reboot of your router is also required to establish the connection at the new speed.
 
Quite amazing that on the back of a new cable landing in SA which will effectively lower fibre prices, they all put them up now.
 
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