Mar 09

Vodacom Update

Just a quick update on the Vodacom project. They have taken pictures of the ‘before’ state and started getting their equipment set up. Some of you may get a call from Vodacom to help with forms needed to bring the fibre into your complex from the main feed, so please do not be alarmed if …

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Mar 03

Fibre Project Contact Details

I have volunteered to be the contact person for this project simply because I thought it would ease the process. I gain NOTHING from doing this. The irate calls I received recently changed my outlook on things and while I have been trying to take issues on the chin for the last few years, I …

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Mar 01

Fibre News

I have just met with Vodacom and Universal Projects to kick off the Vodacom fibre project. I will post detailed plans and other material as soon as I have these, but in short the project can summed up by the following points: The main fibre distribution point will be in our guard house. The project …

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Feb 22

Driving In Our Area

Firstly, thank you to all for making this initiative a success. It’s great to see more people walking and more children playing in our area and feeling safe to do so. We have had many complaints about the driving style of some of our residents. Our job is to oversee the security operations of the boom and …

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Oct 12

Home Maintenance Plan

I usually do not advertise on behalf of anyone unless I feel some may benefit. To be clear, I have no association to this company and get no commission or any reward for posting this. I have attached the details of the company to this post (right click on it and  choose Save As..) if …

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Oct 12

Vodacom Fibre Site Survey – Your help needed

We need you help. Vodacom have appointed a company named Universal Projects to do the site survey required to assess the viability of installing a fibre network in our area. For this, they look at where best to install the fibre and if there are existing conduit they could re-use. On this Friday they will …

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Oct 05

Fees Update

As promised, we are dropping the levy from end this month. From the current income we can drop it to R300.00 pm and should we need to adjust again we will do so. Thank you for all that contribute! We are very fortunate to live in a community like ours and I hope we can …

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Oct 05

Vodacom Fibre Update

Vodacom are doing a survey on Friday of our area to assess the costs (and so viability) of installing fibre for our area. Since they have to apply to the municipality for permission to dig trenches, and given the time of year, we are very eager to push this as hard as we can, however …

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Sep 09

Vodacom Fibre To The Home

I have met up with Vodacom and they are busy surveying our area for viability to install fibre. What is FTH (Fibre To The Home)? (skip this section if you already know) Your current internet is probably ADSL. That is you’re using your copper phone line to transmit and receive digital information. The maximum speed in …

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Aug 12

Fees Must Fall

Since we erected the boom we have had to deal with quite a few angry residents and a common theme seems to be that residents think the committee benefit from the levies in some way. No committee member gets any financial or material reward for doing what we do. Not a cent. All committee members pay their levy …

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