About us

The future of fixed and mobile connectivity

Forget everything you know about fixed and mobile networks. Enjoy ‘open access’ to the internet at the best quality and speeds we can deliver. Join our journey.

Driven by innovation, Rain is building the next-generation LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) or 4G+ network to connect you to the unlimited opportunities of the digital universe, simply and transparently.

Wireless broadband

LTE-A is the epitome of simplicity. Just plug and play. This means minimal disruption during installation, with maximum connectivity and reliability, underpinned by super fast speed.

Our network coverage grows daily. #GrowRain

With LTE-A, you are part of a network that is constantly expanding its coverage. Rain’s network already extends across South Africa’s major centres and metropolitan areas, and new sites are added weekly. Search our map to check if your area has coverage.

Internet Solutions

A true LTE-A experience

Improved quality and throughput

Rain has partnered with Internet Solutions to deliver our next-generation LTE-A network that will connect you to the unlimited opportunities of the digital universe. To get connected, select one of Internet Solutions reputable ISP’s

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A robust network.
Yes please.

LTE-A means less downtime and fewer dropped connections.

FAQ's

Take a browse through our most frequently asked questions to learn more about Rain and what we offer.

Who is Rain?

Driven by innovation, Rain is building the next-generation LTE-Advanced or 4G+ network to connect people of South Africa to the unlimited opportunities of the digital universe.

What does Rain offer?

Fixed: We currently offer a fixed wireless broadband service through our go-to market partner Internet Solutions and their resellers. This is a simple plug and play solution: plug in your router and you’re connected.

Mobile: We will soon be launching a full mobile service offering. We believe that in the foreseeable future all voice calls will be carried over data networks (WhatsApp, VoIP, VoLTE). Watch this space…

How do I get Rain?

Fixed LTE-A packages are not available to the public directly from Rain. We have a partnership with Internet Solutions through their wholesale and reseller channel of ISPs.

Step 1: Check if you’re in coverage
Step 2: If you’re in coverage contact one of the ISPs (Internet Service Providers) to sign you up
Step 3: If you’re not in coverage, fill out the online form and we’ll contact you when your area is covered. You can also follow Rain social media platforms for news and updates.

I am not in coverage yet, when will I be?

We are rolling out the Rain network on a daily basis across South Africa. We have a massive core infrastructure and have interconnected all the major metros across the country. Check our coverage map to see if you’re in coverage. If not, leave your details and we’ll let you know once your area is covered.

What speeds should I expect with LTE-A?

LTE-A or 4G+ implies super-fast speeds and reliable connectivity. However, speed is dependent on various factors such as distance from the base station, time of day, terrain, obstacles (such as buildings and trees) etc. Your ISP will be able to share expected speeds with you based on your location.

How much does LTE-A cost? What packages can I get?

Please contact a reseller directly for this information as each reseller offers different packages and pricing options.

I have received my router but am unable to connect to the internet?

Please log a ticket with your service provider.

I’m having problems with intermittent signal and/or speed. What do I do?

Contact your ISP directly. There are processes in place with your ISP to escalate and troubleshoot.

The network seems to be down, what do I do?

Contact your ISP directly. There are processes in place with your ISP to escalate and troubleshoot.

How do I monitor my internet usage?

Each ISP (Internet Service Provider) has their own system in place to ensure you can monitor your usage. Please contact your service provider directly to assist you with this information.

How do I become a reseller of Rain?

Our go-to-market partner is Internet Solutions. You can email wholesale.info@is.co.za or click here for queries regarding becoming an LTE-A reseller.

Will Rain offer mobile?

YES! We will soon be launching a full mobile service offering directly to the public. We believe that in the foreseeable future all voice calls will be carried over data networks (WhatsApp, VoIP, VoLTE). Follow us on our social media platforms for more announcements and additional information.

Acronyms unpacked

LTE-A: Long Term Evolution-Advanced is a standard for high-speed wireless communication for mobile phones and data terminals that provides true 4G+ speeds.

ISP: Internet Service Provider is an organization that provides services accessing and using the Internet.

VoIP and VoLTE: VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) and VoLTE (Voice over Long Term Evolution), enabling you to use data to access voice.

Contact Us

Please contact us for further info. Be sure to view our FAQ section.


Rain

Tel: (+27) 87 727 6000

Email: info@rain.co.za


3012A William Nicol Drive
Bryanston
2021

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