MangoNET

"As part of our efforts to encourage greater economic growth, we are working to reduce the cost to communicate. The South African public can look forward to an even further reduction of broadband, cell phone, landline and public phone rates.  We will work to increase broadband speed and ensure a high standard of internet service, in line with international norms."

- Jacob Zuma
State of the nation address
11 Feb 2010

 

 

REQUIREMENT - TELKOM PHONE LINE
NOTES
  • ADSL needs an existing Telkom land-line.
  • Telkom do not allow Prepaid customers to have ADSL service.
    Telkom-Prepaid customers will have to upgrade to full subscription land-line to be able to then upgrade to ADSL.
  • The land-line is then upgraded to a 2 in 1 product to supply voice and data over the same copper cable.
  • The phone number remains the same, and existing handsets, faxes etc. will all work as they did previously.
  • The line filter supplied with most modems assists with the voice and data separation.
  • Land line can only be ordered through Telkom directly
INITIAL COSTSetup cost up to R543.91 Depending on installation type & product bundle
MONTHLY COSTRESIDENTIAL
R131
BUSINESS
R150

 

 

REQUIREMENT - TELKOM ADSL LINE
NOTESExisting phone line is upgraded to ADSL line, by moving the phone circuit at the exchange to a newer type of digital exchange that supports both voice and data over existing copper cables.
  • This must be done by Telkom and takes 2 - 8 weeks
  • Location cannot be further than 5Kms from the exchange
  • In some cases line speeds may be less than the quoted maximums below
  • Requires an existing phone line, cannot be a prepaid phone account
  • A single router can suppy data to an entie network of computers
  • These prices are subsidised when supplied with MangoNET data products
  • Same can be ordered directly from Telkom - more expensive, more paperwork
  • Prices subject to change, include VAT
SPEED384Kbs1Mbs4-10Mbs
TELKOM PRICER152R326R413
Setup cost up to R543.91 Depending on installation type & product bundle
OUR PRICE
  • R150 once-off setup cost
  • 1GB FREE Starter bytes
  • Approx 5% cheaper line cost
R145R295R395

 

 

REQUIREMENT - ADSL MODEM / ROUTER
NOTES As a rule of thumb, modems are for single PC only. Routers are for PC or network.
Routers usually have extra benefits too and can double up to supply other network functions too.
HARDWARE D-LINK
SINGLE PORT NET MODEM
D-LINK
4 PORT NET + USB
MODEM ROUTER
NETGEAR DG834
4 PORT NET
MODEM ROUTER
D-LINK
4 PORT + WIRELESS MODEM ROUTER
NETGEAR DG834G
ROUTER + WIRELESS
REQUIREMENTS NETWORK USB / NETWORK      
NETWORK PORTS 1 4 4 4 4
WIRELESS NO NO NO YES YES
FIREWALL YES YES YES YES YES
DYNDNS YES YES YES YES YES
COURIER Pre-configured, tested & sent to your door Pre-configured, tested & couriered to your door Pre-configured, tested & couriered to your door Pre-configured, tested & couriered to your door Pre-configured, tested & couriered to your door
LINE FILTER Line filter & cables are suppled Line filter & cables are suppled Line filter & cables are suppled Line filter & cables are suppled Line filter & cables are suppled
OTHER POINTS TO CONSIDER Good for 1 PC only. To extend to others additional hardware will be required.   Award winning product for many years, with many good reviews. UK power plug + adapter is bulky   Same as DG834.
Secure your wireless connection!
WARRANTY 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year
REFERENCES www.dlink.com  www.dlink.com www.netgear.com
specifications
manual
support
review
www.dlink.com www.netgear.com
OUR PRICE R399
FREE delivery
R599
FREE delivery
R949
FREE delivery
R849
FREE delivery
R1099
FREE delivery

 

 

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