fibre settings please

+1 vote

there is conflicting info on the fiber setup.

this page says to use DHCP but no further info .


this page says to use PPPoE and use my user name and password.


which is correct?
asked Feb 9, 2018 in Fibre by mdperuta (130 points)

1 Answer

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Good day,

The connection type you use depends on the fibre provider to your property.

DHCP is a protocol for obtaining IP addresses while PPPoE is a method of connecting to an ISP.

DHCP is automatic, plug & play.
PPPoE you would need to have a username and password to connect

Please see the list below of our providers and the connection type used.
Currently Openserve is the only provider to use PPPoE the rest are all DHCP.


Openserve                                             PPPoE

Century City Connect                            DHCP

Connectivity Services at Steyn City      DHCP

Clear Access                                         DHCP

Evotel                                                     DHCP

Fibrehoods                                             DHCP

Frogfoot                                                 DHCP

Maboneng Broadband                           DHCP

Metrofibre Networx (MFN)                    DHCP

Mitsol                                                      DHCP

Octotel                                                    DHCP

SA Digital Villages SADV Complexes    DHCP

SA Digital Village SADV Suburbia         DHCP

Teralink                                                   DHCP

TT Connect                                             DHCP

Vumatel                                                  DHCP 


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answered Feb 12, 2018 by AfriDazzil (36,230 points)