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Greg Baskind
1 year ago

Afrihost Rocks! Thank you for working hard always to solve my issues. Thank you also for your generous contributions to the local community. Excellent ISP, Fibre, Email, Websites, Hosting, Service, Provider!!!

Thandeka Beaulha
5 months ago

I've used the domain from Afrihost, their packages are affordable, the support is timely. I have parked my domain with them because I would like to be able to use it, once i am ready again.

Nicci Heard
2 years ago

We've just started our Fiber journey with Afrihost, but what a great start. Their WhatsApp call center is great, fast and efficient. And if you're lucky, you'll get Nomvuyiso to help you who is friendly knowledgeable and patient, everything you need to hep you in the process

David - John Milne
3 years ago

Without a doubt, afrihost provide the best customer service I have ever experienced from an internet service provider. The quality of their service, combined with their competitive pricing and no contracts locking you in, is the reason I now use them as my mobile network provider.

Jo-ann Cowling
3 years ago

Very good service friendly and very helpfull. I have been with Afrihost for many many years and i have very little problems. But if i havea problem they fix it very quickly and very professionaly. The best not like Rain uncapped Wifi. Endless problems with their product so i am back on my old Afrihost pakage.

Coby Robertos
1 year ago

I have been with Afrihost a long time before I again joined them now and I never had any problems and I am sure I won't have any problems now. Their service is excellent and their response always is almost immediate. Thank you Afrihost.

Kerry-Lee P B Statt
4 months ago

Wonderful experience with their assistance online and via email. Quick response time and very efficient service provided. Thank you Nokwanda and Godfrey for guiding me through and resolving my queries.

Shanaaz Philander
3 weeks ago

Afrihost is always easy to contact via the WhatsApp line, the consultants are all well informed, efficient and professional. Any problems are sorted out super quickly, Thank you for the great service Afrihost!

Charles Abbott
3 years ago

Our school website was down, but both technicians I communicated with at Afrihost were very helpful and the problem was resolved within the hour from start to finish. Five stars!

Reebah Scales
2 months ago

Had a great experience with afrihost more especially when I needed help with my SIM network Thando was able to help me step by step until everything was good to go🌸

Brian Ndlovu
3 years ago

The offices are exceptional quality and the service is exceptional. Please give us better prices on the mobile data you guys used to be the ones with the best prices on all platforms.

andrew benting
2 years ago

When it comes to the world of internet, Afrihost is the best. Always there via whatsapp or calls and very efficient agents. Keep up the good work Afrihost.

PastorDre
3 years ago

I have been with Afrihost for years now and their products are quality and customer service is top notch. Not only do I use them for my cell phone provider but I also use them as my Internet provider There’s so many ways to get a hold of them such as what’sapp - call back feature or submit a ticket and they respond in a timely manner. If you are looking for quality service for your Internet or cell phone service such as data or airtime. Afrihost is the way to go Thank you.

Edwin Smit
3 years ago

What a great service provider. I've been a client for a couple of years on the web domain / hosting side, and will be moving my data contract to Afrihost soon.

GTech Assist
3 years ago

24 hours of mail domain issues was resolved within a few minutes by Maria on WhatsApp once they came online this morning. Thanks Maria, much appreciated.

Browse 5G packages

All Pure 5G data packages are uncapped.

Pure 5G may not be available in your area. Use our 5G Coverage Tool to check coverage in your area.

All Pure 5G packages

50Mbps
Uncapped data

R749.00pm

100Mbps
Uncapped data

R849.00pm

Unlimited
Uncapped data

R949.00pm

  • If you need a SIM Only
  • If you need a SIM + Device
You’ll need an approved device to
use with your Pure 5G SIM

Afrihost can only allow devices which have been network approved by MTN from a quality and reliability perspective. We have identified a range of devices which specifically suite a Fixed 5G offer.

Terms and conditions
Save up to R1000 on hardware
  • Save up to R1000 if you sign up for selected SIM + Device packages.
  • Only while stocks last.
  • Maximum of 3 promotions per legal entity (business or individual).
  • Offer subject to Cancellation Policy.
FREE hardware with Unlimited Uncapped Pure 5G
  • Get a FREE device if you sign up for an Unlimited Uncapped Pure 5G SIM + Device package.
  • Only while stocks last.
  • Maximum of 3 promotions per legal entity (business or individual).
  • Offer subject to Cancellation Policy.
Delivery fee
  • SIM Only orders will be delivered FREE of charge.
  • SIM + Device orders will be delivered FREE of charge. The delivery fee is covered as part of the Save up to R1000 promotion.
Speed and latency
  • Speeds and latency are dependent on a variety of factors such as number of devices connected and signal strength. Average speeds remain device and coverage dependent.
  • The MTN (Pure 5G) Network averages up to 246Mbps.
Uncapped Thresholds and Throttling
  • All Pure 5G Uncapped packages are subject to a monthly threshold of 1TB. Once you’ve reached your monthly data limit, your connection speed will be limited to 1Mbps for the remainder of the month.
Cancellation policy
  • SIM + Device - should you cancel your SIM + Device package in less than 6 months from signup date, or your account falls into arrears, you will automatically be charged a cancellation fee of R999.
  • SIM Only - the cancellation fee does NOT apply to SIM Only packages. These packages can be cancelled at any time before the 15th of the month.

Is Pure 5G right for you?

Compare DSL and Fibre to Fixed 5G technology

Unlike ADSL or Fibre, there's no real installation required to get you up and running.
We ship everything to your door, pop in your SIM and voila!

DSL/Fibre
5G
No setup required
Move connection easily

Getting connected is as easy as pie

Getting connected is as easy as pie

01. Order Online
Use our 5G Coverage Tool to check if you have Pure 5G coverage in your area. Select your preferred package and sign up. Please remember that Credit Card payments clear immediately, while Debit Orders can take up to 5 days to clear.
02. RICA online
You can quickly and easily RICA your new Pure 5G SIM card via ClientZone. Once your RICA docs have been verified, your order will be placed. Delivery usually happens within 7 to 10 working days from payment clearance.
03. Plug and Play
Unlike ADSL or Fibre, there's no real installation to get you up and running. Simply insert your SIM, power up the modem and voila! You are all set and can start browsing!

4x ISP of the Year Winner

Most wins by an ISP

Awarded by MyBroadband

Top DSL/Fibre Winner

Gear of the year award

Awarded by Htxt.africa

3x IT Person of the Year Winner

Afrihost CEO Gian Visser

Awarded by MyBroadband

Why choose Afrihost

22 years of loving our clients and technology - Who better to trust with your internet?

DECADES of experience
Along the way we've grown from zero, won ISP of the Year multiple times and learnt the hard way how an ISP should be run.
No contracts, no paperwork
All packages are month to month. You can change your mind at any time. If you don't love us you can leave whenever you want.
We just do things better
We LOVE our clients. We LOVE technology. And we LOVE making things better. Better Speeds. Better Systems. Better Service.
Expansive 5G coverage
MTN's 5G network spans over most of South Africa's major centres and metropolitan areas, with coverage growing regularly.

Need Help?

Promotions

Save up to R1000 on hardware promotion

Save up to R1 000 on hardware if you sign up for selected SIM + Device packages. Plus get FREE delivery. Only while stocks last.


Maximum of 3 promotions per legal entity (business or individual).


Should you cancel your package in less than 6 months from signup date, or your account falls into arrears, you will automatically be charged a cancellation fee of R999.

FREE hardware with Unlimited Uncapped Pure 5G promotion

Get a FREE device if you sign up for an Unlimited Uncapped Pure 5G SIM + Device package. Plus get FREE delivery. Only while stocks last.


Maximum of 3 promotions per legal entity (business or individual).


Should you cancel your package in less than 6 months from signup date, or your account falls into arrears, you will automatically be charged a cancellation fee of R999.

Is there a delivery fee?

SIM Only orders will be delivered FREE of charge.


SIM + Device orders will be delivered FREE of charge. The delivery fee is covered as part of the Save up to R1000 promotion.

Is there a cancellation policy?

SIM + Device - should you cancel your SIM + Device package in less than 6 months from signup date, or your account falls into arrears, you will automatically be charged a cancellation fee of R999.

SIM Only - the cancellation fee does NOT apply to SIM Only packages. These packages can be cancelled at any time before the 15th of the month.

More about 5G

What is 5G?

5G is a new generation of mobile networking and offers vastly improved speeds and seamless performance. 5G is much faster than 4G (5G).

What speeds can I expect?

The MTN Network averages up to 246Mbps. Average speeds remain device and coverage dependent and are determined by the external environment around your home and where the router is situated in your home.

Can I use this 5G service anywhere?

The Fixed 5G service is designed to be used at your home, and the SIM card will be locked to the location you provide and your Fixed 5G services will only work at this location.

General Questions

Do I need to sign up for a contract?

No! At Afrihost, we don't lock you into outlandish contractual commitments. All our packages are month-to-month and can be easily cancelled if you change your mind.

How long does it take to activate after delivery?

Your SIM card should be active within 30 minutes after delivery. In extreme cases it can take up to 48 hours, but this is highly unlikely. Should you have trouble connecting after 30 minutes, please reboot your device and try to connect again. Please contact our Support team if you do not have a connection after 48 hours.

Why are only certain devices allowed to be used with Pure 5G?

Afrihost can only allow devices which have been network approved by MTN and have identified a range of devices which specifically suit a Fixed 5G offer, and which are sometimes offered by competitors. This range of devices includes:


  • HUAWEI: 5G CPE Pro 2
  • ZTE: 5G CPE MC801A

Please note that Pure 5G will only work on the above approved devices. If you insert your SIM card into a device that has not been approved by MTN, your SIM card will be blocked and you will lose internet access. You will then have to contact Afrihost Support to get your SIM card unblocked.

SIM and APN

Do I need to RICA my SIM card?

Yes. You will need to have your original barcoded Identity Document, as well as a valid proof of residence. Visit our RICA Information page for detailed information.

Can I use the SIM card in another device?

our Pure 5G SIM card is only compatible with the 5G device supplied with your order. For SIM Only packages, only the following approved devices will work with your Pure 5G (MTN) SIM card:


  • HUAWEI:5G CPE Pro 2
  • ZTE:5G CPE MC801A

Please note that you also need to be in the MTN Network coverage area.

Do I need to change my APN settings?

SIM + Device orders


We will preconfigure the 5G device that is shipped with your SIM card - so you do not need to change any APN settings.


SIM Only


If you will be using your new 5G SIM card with your own device, please visit setup.afrihost.com for instructions on how to get connected. In some cases you’ll have to change the Access Point Name (APN) settings on your device.

Managing your package

Can I upgrade or downgrade my package?

Yes. All Pure 5G packages can be upgraded or downgraded in ClientZone.


Note that package changes will only be effective on the 1st of the following month, regardless of when in the month the request is made or whether it is an upgrade or downgrade. This is a restriction from our providers.

Data and usage

Is there a limit to how much data I can use on an Uncapped package?

All Pure 5G Uncapped packages are subject to a monthly threshold of 1TB. Once you’ve reached your monthly data limit, your connection speed will be limited to 1Mbps for the remainder of the month.