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4.6 Google Rating

34 710 people just like you rate Afrihost the best ISP in SA

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Hester Swanepoel
12 months ago

Amazing service. Setup and activation in one day. About 2 days from ordering to full internet access and delivery. Great customer service and speedy delivery.

Hugh Lionel Bill
2 months ago

Greatest service ever... Speedy response. Jackson was awesome in taking me through the steps of open an application and wow awesome work Jackson

Martiens de Klerk
2 years ago

I have been with Afrihost for quite some time now, making use of various different services through the years. I have had nothing but good quality service and never been treated as just a number. Pricing have always been seriously excellent and competitive as well. I tell everyone about Afrihost’s awesomeness. You guys rock!!!

Jacques Malan Potgieter
2 years ago

Incredible service, and when in need they are just a click away. Technician has stayed on the line with me till way past knock off time to sort out my problem.

Isabel van Niekerk-Brzanovic
2 years ago

I used Afrihost in the past and were very satisfied with their product and service and after returning home from overseas,I decided to make use of their services again.And once again,they did not dissapoint.Excellent service and customer care! Thank yoi

Nicci Morsink
3 months ago

Had the most amazing experience dealing with Boston who helped me with my change over from ADSL to LTE. An absolute pleasure dealing with him

Nigel de Villiers
10 months ago

Exceptional, quick and efficient service, especially when dealing with issues / queries such as with Website hosting, accounts etc. Such wonderful service, would definitely recommend Afrihost as a service provider.

Tasha Willows-Staples (Web Dev)
1 year ago

I absolutely love Afrihost, by far the best internet provider I have ever dealt with. So easy to get in touch with them with a click of a message from WhatsApp. If you ever want a internet provider that can assist you when you need it most, contact Afrihost, they get the job done!

Mohamed Riyadh Gangat
2 years ago

I have used Afrihost for both LTE Internet as well as website hosting. Their customer service, particularly over WhatsApp, is phenomenal. I have never come across a problem that the assistant I was connected to wasn't able to solve. Would highly recommend

Mary Sserwanga
5 months ago

Best so far. Fast response. Always updating me. Pleasant interaction with me. Very convenient as well for my lifestyle. I highly recommend Afrihost.

J R Kashiri
1 year ago

Customer Service agent Thabang was very helpful. I have been struggling with an issue for almost 2 months, Thabang walked me through all the steps and eventually got it right. He deserves a Bells

Michael Pitsiladi
2 years ago

I absolutely love the WhatsApp support line. Sometimes takes a while to connect to an operator, but certainly beats holding on the line listening to bad music, or an operator dropping your call after holding forever!

Dirk Joubert
1 year ago

I had some hick-ups when upgrading my account which saw me without internet for a week but Afrihost resolved the problem and from there on I enjoy great connectivity at the correct speed.

Benjamin Naidoo
8 months ago

Great customer service! You can't expect any ISP to be perfect, there'll always be technical issues of some sort. But Afrihost handles these issues the best out of any ISP I've ever dealt with

Keeva Collection
1 year ago

I've never had issues with Afrihost. Their service has always been friendly, prompt and very capable of helping you find a solution to your problem. I have hosted with them for many years, personally and more recently on a business level and its been great! Definitely recommend them. They've shaken up the internet industry with their exceptional service. Keep going guys!

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.