Cheapest-ever uncapped fibre prices in South Africa

CipherWave recently announced the launch of HomeConnect, its suite of uncapped fibre-to-the-home products.

Its services run on fibre from Vumatel, Metrofibre Networx, and Waterfall Access Networks, and offer the best prices of any month-to-month package on these FTTH networks.

As the table below shows, CipherWave not only offers the best pricing across the board, it also promises higher upload speeds than its nearest-priced rivals.

Additionally, CipherWave’s 20Mbps and 50Mbps uncapped FTTH prices rank as the cheapest you can find on any network in South Africa.

Vumatel uncapped FTTH
ISP Price Speeds (up/down)
CipherWave R688 20Mbps / 20Mbps
Cool Ideas, Crystal Fibre, Webafrica R799 20Mbps / 2Mbps
CipherWave R888 50Mbps / 50Mbps
Cell C, Cool Ideas, Cybersmart, Crystal Fibre R899 20Mbps / 20Mbps
Cool Ideas, Webafrica R999 50Mbps / 5Mbps
CipherWave R1,088 100Mbps / 100Mbps
Cool Ideas, Crystal Fibre R1,099 50Mbps / 50Mbps
Cell C, Crystal Fibre, Cool Ideas R1,499 100Mbps / 10Mbps
Metrofibre Networx uncapped FTTH
ISP Price Speeds (up/down)
CipherWave R648 20Mbps / 20Mbps
CipherWave R848 50Mbps / 50Mbps
FireStream R999 50Mbps / 50Mbps
CipherWave R1,088 100Mbps / 100Mbps
FireStream R1,299 100Mbps / 100Mbps
Waterfall Access Networks uncapped FTTH
ISP Price Speeds (up/down)
CipherWave R688 20Mbps / 20Mbps
FireStream R779 20Mbps / 20Mbps
CipherWave R848 50Mbps / 50Mbps
FireStream R999 50Mbps / 50Mbps
CipherWave R1,088 100Mbps / 100Mbps
FireStream R1,299 100Mbps / 100Mbps

Axxess and Openserve

Axxess recently announced the launch of its FTTH services running on the infrastructure of Openserve, Telkom’s wholesale division.

The table below shows how its Premium Uncapped prices compare with Webafrica’s uncapped offering, which launched in April 2016.

It must be noted that Openserve recently announced price cuts on its wholesale DSL and FTTH services, which are set to kick in on 1 June 2016.

Internet Solutions spokesperson Mayur Soni said the discount will help bring Telkom’s FTTH offering in line with other FTTH providers.

Openserve uncapped FTTH
ISP Price Speeds (up/down)
Webafrica R688 4Mbps / 1Mbps
Axxess R699 4Mbps / 1Mbps
Axxess R899 8Mbps / 2Mbps
Webafrica R924 8Mbps / 2Mbps
Axxess R979 10Mbps / 2.5Mbps
Webafrica R1,014 10Mbps / 2.5Mbps
Axxess R1,499 20Mbps / 5Mbps
Webafrica R1,564 20Mbps / 5Mbps
Axxess R1,899 40Mbps / 10Mbps
Webafrica R2,064 40Mbps / 10Mbps
Axxess R3,999 100Mbps / 25Mbps

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