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Offline Juggy

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Afrihost
« on: November 19, 2017, 06:44:54 PM »
I'm looking to move away from them so I'm looking for advice.

My fiber line is delivered by Openserve and I'm looking for a provider with a very lax AUP. I don't want to be throttled, shaped etc if my monthly usage is 1.5TB on a 100mbps connection

Any advice would be appreciated

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Re: Afrihost
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2017, 07:52:52 AM »
 :cool:

Try Webafrica. They use all the players and offer the after hours download deal as well. Otherwise you have to look at Cybersmart, where you can control what you want in the form of upload/dowload speeds. The other suggestion is to get onto Mybroadband forum and see that the heavy net users are doing. Very helpful community on their forum.

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Re: Afrihost
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2017, 08:11:04 AM »
The correct statement of individual rights is that everyone has the right to an opinion, but crucially, that opinion can be roundly ignored and even made fun of, particularly if it is demonstrably nonsense! - Brian Cox

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Re: Afrihost
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2017, 08:19:57 AM »
Ja cool Ideas are not bad... also Vox,ISPAfrika and even WebAfrica are very good !
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Re: Afrihost
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2017, 08:28:10 AM »
Been using Buzybuy since 1st October and am 100% satisfied.  There is a 110Gb cap on my package and I seldom use more than 60Gb

https://clientzone.buzybuy.com/index.php

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Re: Afrihost
« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2017, 09:24:09 AM »
Thanks everyone, I had a look at Cool Ideas but they 600 p/m more than most.

Think I'll give WebAfrica a try.

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Re: Afrihost
« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2017, 01:35:57 PM »
On 2nd thoughts I have been advise that C-Fiber is quite good in my area so i'll try them

Will let you know what it's like.

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Re: Afrihost
« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2017, 04:34:20 PM »
Yes, the more independent opinions we have the better

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Re: Afrihost
« Reply #8 on: November 29, 2017, 01:25:08 PM »
try cybersmart, i use about 2tb a month on 100mbps, and never had an issue...

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Re: Afrihost
« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2017, 09:46:18 AM »
I mentioned this here before, and I will say it again, WEBAFRICA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Here is why.

For the past 3 nights I was having a rather awful web experience. Could just about log on for under a minute, and then it would cut off and not allow further connections until I unplugged the router. I then proceeded to open up the router to check for any burnt components or damaged caps. Found nothing while doing that. I then tried two other routers and got the same problem. Yesterday I got another adsl router from a friend, and lo and behold, the same damn problem.

Called up Webafrica last night, explained the situation, was given a temp account, used that for a hour without issues. Called back, they deleted/cancelled my existing account, gave me a brand new account with my full data package available. NO PROBLEMS AT ALL.

This is just one of the reasons I prefer to use them over anybody else. Small local company based in Woodstock, offering a very personalised experience.

TRY THEM, what can it hurt

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Re: Afrihost
« Reply #10 on: December 22, 2017, 09:55:47 AM »
Just moved to Vumatel finer from Telkom DSL.  Service is provided by Vox, unshaped, uncapped, 50Mb/s.

Had excellent service, turnaround time was brilliantly quick.  I took the option to pay for my own fibre installation, watching how thing pan out for people, donít take the options covered in freebies.  Often seems to be a convenient excuse for sub par service.

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Re: Afrihost
« Reply #11 on: December 25, 2017, 06:40:44 AM »
Been on CFiber since the 1st of December and am pretty happy apart from a little tardiness in the after sales service.

I get a 1GB p/m data SIM as a free add-on which I have given to my housekeeper as a gift so that is also a bonus.

Done around 2.5TB so far and have pretty much always got full speed. Only bugger is no static IP so I have to run a DynDNS service which is no biggy.

The free router they gave me went to a friend who was having issues with his Huawei freebie he got so all in all a good result.

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Re: Afrihost
« Reply #12 on: December 25, 2017, 08:58:45 AM »
In less than a month you downloaded 2.5TB? I freak when I download 100GB, although I am on a cap of 200GB.


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Re: Afrihost
« Reply #13 on: January 22, 2018, 06:23:27 PM »
Another update, I was offline from the 31st December until the 11th of Jan due to CFibre not transferring my line ownership from Afrihost to themselves.

After a lot of backwards and forwards I have been up and running since the 11th with no issues. All they did was replace the ONT

Thought I would thrash my connection as punishment for leaving me internetless during the holidays so I have done 500GB today alone and 2.2TB in 11 days.


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Re: Afrihost
« Reply #14 on: January 22, 2018, 06:30:14 PM »
Damn no fiber in my area, ADSL sh!t due to Telkom issues.  :walled:
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