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  1. Kaymau5's Avatar
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    Default South African Nets providers planning to cut down download permit of BIS

    My fellow BBs, lucky you out there across the world whereby your net providers like Rogers alow you guys to download files,
    Here in South Africa anytime soon or by next year, we will be no longer be able to download files using BIS, coz since they realized S.A is buying lot of BB, they might use this, as an advantage to RIM.
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    Default South African Nets providers planning to cut down download permit of BIS

    well that sucks at the moment when i download im getting under 5KB/s and thats suppose to be 3G speed MTN are gone just as bad as vodacom.

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    Default Re: South African Nets providers planning to cut down download permit of BIS

    hahahahahahahahahahahah

    what kind of information is this? dosent make any absolutely normal sense.
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    Default Re: South African Nets providers planning to cut down download permit of BIS

    @Zakud, well, bro, if South African net providers are doing this to us, then, we won't consider BB as a phone to be bought...now I'm using a 9360, my next upgrade won't be BlackBerry again...coz they now have nonsense reasons over the net, its not us who abuse the net.
    @2c....you may laugh as you can, but I'm pretty sure that you don't have same problem as us...if you did, you would have given a better response
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    Default South African Nets providers planning to cut down download permit of BIS

    @kaymau5 true bt depends on what they offer, btw what network u on? and whats ur download speed like?

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    Default Re: South African Nets providers planning to cut down download permit of BIS

    I'm on MTN, it it downloads at 1 to 2kb/s
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    Default South African Nets providers planning to cut down download permit of BIS

    same, and vodacom gets around 50KB/s. by the way do you know any sites to download from youtube?

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    Default Re: South African Nets providers planning to cut down download permit of BIS

    Yip MTN is really the worst network, I'm lucky if a file can finish downloading with getting error, and its not even big files its like 2mb or 3mb
    @zaku use ytconv.net clipconVerter.cc/mobile and youtube-mp3.org
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    Default South African Nets providers planning to cut down download permit of BIS

    i am on MTN, i used to download without any problems. now its very slow gives any error before it finishes. am now relying on wifi when i want to download. thanks for the information. will leave this blackberry very soon.

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    Default Re: South African Nets providers planning to cut down download permit of BIS

    I'm on cell c and they don't throttle their network I get between 100KB/s and 290KB/s never had any problem downloading stuff but yeah on vodacom I always had a struggle and never tried mtn because everyone said it was total Bullsh+t so if you guys want try Cell c depending on your area and 3G coverage you'll be happy with their service
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    Default South African Nets providers planning to cut down download permit of BIS

    @Eanismt; am in PE, want to try cell c. what were saying, you said it depends in which area you are? may you please tell more. to live MTN soon, nxa.

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    O yeah that cool man. Look it simple, this is the Email you need, coverage@mtn.co.za just launch a complaint there detailing your problem.

    Mine was freed in less than 3 days. Another smart method, download operamini. Download what ever and when it fails simply navigate to options and select Downloads from there you resume your download from where it failed. It pretty cool and fast as local browser.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nkanyiso Nzuza View Post
    Look guys I've discovered a method that has helped me download files as 150kb/s on MTN. It quite easy and interesting. Just add me 2A7E4D7D and you'll be downloading your MP4 porn again you dirty perverts! Yeah Mp3 and all that too. We have to keep it under cover or else MTN will throttle this one too.
    lol, tell me more about it
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    Quote Originally Posted by Erniesmit View Post
    I'm on cell c and they don't throttle their network I get between 100KB/s and 290KB/s never had any problem downloading stuff but yeah on vodacom I always had a struggle and never tried mtn because everyone said it was total Bullsh+t so if you guys want try Cell c depending on your area and 3G coverage you'll be happy with their service
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    Well cell c has done it. Downloading has been throttled. Can't donwnload my series n movies nor any uhm shared files. There us a way to download torrents and any youtube videos by the way, using BlackBerry if you haven't been throttled. But m not telling you.
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    First. As a fellow South African I'm stunned at the spelling. Just. WOW
    Second. Your paying R60 ($6) for use of BIS, on any other local network that get's you 500mb if your lucky.
    Thirdly. The reason your all being shaped to death is because your abusing the service, so not surprised
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    Now every where its closed no more freeplay we all doomed u wann earn work hard
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    You are being throttled for abusing the service. I'm on Vodacom in Cape Town and on the rare occasions I use my phone to download mp3's or whatever, I get 4-500KB/s. I know other people in the same area on the same network who get speeds like 5KB/s because they're abusers.

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    You just solved all my problems (Nkanyiso Nzuza).

    To the fellows complaining about abusers...well we paying to use it. Anyway whether I download 1MB or 1GB, besides congestion, there is really no other impact on the service providers. Its just that South Africans and Africans are being exploited by themselves...as always

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