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Hi Carbies

I've got a problem here. I live in a complex without ADSL or Fibre. Therefore, my only option for decent internet is LTE.
I like the RAIN Uncapped LTE for R250, but I don't like the fact that I cannot go online from 6PM to 11PM without paying R50 per GB.

I recently saw 'this package' whilst searching for uncapped LTE.

Has anyone tried this, and what was your experience with this package like?
 

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looks interesting - will mail them 2moro.
As above anyone using this aleady?
 

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Monthly fly by nighters popping up every week

No mobile provider except telkom offers a 24hour uncapped LTE at a relatively okay price. Then a 2month old provider suddenly offers a better deal than everybody else? Pull a finger

Fools and their money part ways swiftly,you have been warned

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Atleast its prepaid.

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Atleast its prepaid.

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0 sympathy for people knowingly pissing money away

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Okay so i called them- they arround the corner from me.i will buy a sim as i am on telkom lte prepaid already and give it a test.

They use vodacom network
Speeds will slow dows beteen 6-10 at night
Pay in advance for the month- so for me i should have little risk.
Theu said i should ave39mbps

Yes i know they new but will see how it goes and report back.

If this works it should drop my internet bill by about 300bucks a month due to streaming eating my 100gn data deal up so fast.

Current package is 755pm on tellom prepaid and rain uncapped in the day @250pm.

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Dude,can you fucking not


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Okay so i called them- they arround the corner from me.i will buy a sim as i am on telkom lte prepaid already and give it a test.

They use vodacom network
Speeds will slow dows beteen 6-10 at night
Pay in advance for the month- so for me i should have little risk.
Theu said i should ave39mbps

Yes i know they new but will see how it goes and report back.

If this works it should drop my internet bill by about 300bucks a month due to streaming eating my 100gn data deal up so fast.

Current package is 755pm on tellom prepaid and rain uncapped in the day @250pm.

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Lol, every time someone with an amazing deals pops up there’s one person buying into it.

Don’t do it.
 

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I read all the comments on my bb. Thanks guys. Thats alot of hassle- nah its cool

Guess i am sticking with telkom - meh.

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Anyone have a better solution?

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Okay so i called them- they arround the corner from me.i will buy a sim as i am on telkom lte prepaid already and give it a test.

They use vodacom network
Speeds will slow dows beteen 6-10 at night
Pay in advance for the month- so for me i should have little risk.
Theu said i should ave39mbps

Yes i know they new but will see how it goes and report back.

If this works it should drop my internet bill by about 300bucks a month due to streaming eating my 100gn data deal up so fast.

Current package is 755pm on tellom prepaid and rain uncapped in the day @250pm.

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Please let me know how it goes. I'll check back with you next month.
It's prepaid, if the service works and doesn't give you problems. I'll sign up in November
 

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You know what. I just checked out MyBB.
It seems as if they aren't legit. Don't sign up, don't sign up!!(n)
 

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Lol- i read the same

Internet is realy expensive - yara.

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*IF* you have decent coverage, Afrihost's prices are decent. But even if you get the 100GB+100GB per month option, you're still capped and need to keep that in mind.

But seriously, if you go LTE, coverage is everything. At my girlfriend's I would get 4.4MB/s which is more than decent, but at home, on a good day, not during peak hours even, I would get at most, 0.01MB/s.

There's also skyfy but I haven't used it myself.
 
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Did speed tesk now: 23dl and 6.5up with 15 pin in the rain lol

Thats not bad- i am like 500m max from tower. But streaming kills my data- moving to 200gb and 200gb plan makes me sick.

And not fibre

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Lol- i read the same

Internet is realy expensive - yara.

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True, I like the Rain LTE package, but the 6 - 11pm peak time clause bothers me. If they throttled it to 5mbps during peak time, It would be perfect! I wouldn't mind paying double for that.

*IF* you have decent coverage, Afrihost's prices are decent. But even if you get the 100GB per month option, you're still capped and need to keep that in mind.

But seriously, if you go LTE, coverage is everything. At my girlfriend's I would get 4.4MB/s which is more than decent, but at home, on a good day, not during peak hours even, I would get at most, 0.01MB/s.

There's also skyfy but I haven't used it myself.
I'm currently using Afrihost's 100GB package. I like it a lot, but the 100GB cap bothers me because I want to get Netflix and drop DSTV.
I've looked into Skyfy, but they don't have coverage in my area :(

I guess I'll just have to live with Afrihost and its 100GB cap. Compared to my Afrihost package, Telkom Uncapped LTE is too expensive for a 150GB FUP.
 

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Okay so i called them- they arround the corner from me.i will buy a sim as i am on telkom lte prepaid already and give it a test.

They use vodacom network
Speeds will slow dows beteen 6-10 at night
Pay in advance for the month- so for me i should have little risk.
Theu said i should ave39mbps

Yes i know they new but will see how it goes and report back.

If this works it should drop my internet bill by about 300bucks a month due to streaming eating my 100gn data deal up so fast.

Current package is 755pm on tellom prepaid and rain uncapped in the day @250pm.

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Internet in this country is a royal screw up if you have to rely on LTE, and they are milking us clean (except for RAIN).

So my suggestion is, if you are using RAIN already and the 100GB bundle, just set all your devices to update outside the 6pm - 11pm period and download streams you plan to watch for offline viewing on Netflix.
(I found out just yesterday that Netflix doesn't allow quality selection and auto selects based on Line speed - so now when I do get decent internet, I am going to have to use QoS to fucking restrict Netlix just so it doesn't stream past 720p 😕 )

Purchase a load balancing router and have 2 x LTE modems (it's an expensive setup I know) and then you can at-least get the router to provide a connection 24/7 and it will automatically switch over between modems between 6 - 11.
 

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That 150 fup is crap.

I have 100gb telkom day and night and i have to use rain.

Wife and i watch netflix ans dstv now alot and it chows data. I have settings set to low.

We have no anttenna so its all stream basically.

We use rain during the day as much as possible to conserve data. I only get 1 bar at home and 3 bars at work which is 2 kms away.

Fingers crossed for a better solution. Supersonic maybe- saw a thread on here aswell

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Apparently there's a rumour of Telkom changing their FUP on Blackfriday for signups on their Uncapped LTE Network.

Webafrica now offering their month to month sim only offerings as well as their uncapped package month to month.
Got 3 x packages with them now.

Question is will they benefit from the new FUP when Telkom changes it.


PS.
Remember to vote for best ISP


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