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Cell C starts moving prepaid customers to MTN’s network in 3 provinces

May 13th 2021 at 09:23
Cell C has migrated its prepaid customers in two provinces to MTN's network, while the majority of its contract and broadband customers are now roaming on Vodacom’s network.
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Makate wants billions from Vodacom

May 5th 2021 at 17:17
Nkosana Makate says he deserves billions from Vodacom for suggesting a Please Call Me service to the company.

MTN grows subscriber base and revenue in South Africa

May 5th 2021 at 01:38
MTN has reported good first quarter 2021 results thanks to a strong performance in South Africa and accelerating growth from data and fintech services.

Police bust taxi with stolen batteries worth R1.2 million

May 3rd 2021 at 09:43
Police in Vryheid in KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday arrested three suspected thieves for stealing mobile tower batteries estimated to be worth more than R1.2 million.

Get Nando’s cheaper through Vodacom – how it works

May 2nd 2021 at 11:08
You can now buy Nando’s vouchers through the Vodacom app which are easy to use and gives you more value than what you pay.

Danger of a mobile network crunch in South Africa

May 2nd 2021 at 09:36
MTN has warned that it will face another "network crunch" if temporary licences for precious radio frequency spectrum are not extended beyond 31 May 2021.

Dumping of cheap 2G phones in South Africa a big problem – Vodacom

May 1st 2021 at 03:57
South Africa, together with many other developing nations, has become a dumping ground for devices which are cheaply manufactured overseas using obsolete 2G technology, according to Vodacom.

Plans to shut down 2G in South Africa

April 29th 2021 at 08:57
Shutting down South Africa's 2G networks to make way for newer technology is no small task as many businesses with legacy machine-to-machine and Internet of Things systems rely on it.

One in four mobile subscriptions fraudulent in South Africa – what to look out for

April 27th 2021 at 10:04
Mobile subscription fraud continues to remain a big problem in South Africa, with almost one in every four carrier transactions in South Africa being fraudulent.

It will cost Cell C over R223 billion to catch up with Vodacom and MTN’s networks

April 25th 2021 at 04:00
Even if Cell C could invest R200 billion into its network, it could not catch up to the networks of Vodacom and MTN.

Cell C contract subscribers will stay on Vodacom’s network

April 24th 2021 at 07:00
Even after Cell C has decommissioned its own cellular network and switched to using a virtual radio access network deployed by MTN, its contract customers will remain on Vodacom.

Bad news for South African mobile data prices

April 23rd 2021 at 03:25
ICASA has said that it does not wish to extend temporary radio frequency licences given to mobile networks beyond 31 May 2021.

β€œUnlimited Talk” cannot have limits on calls – ARB

April 21st 2021 at 11:47
The Advertising Regulatory Board said offering β€œunlimited talk” and then imposing limitations on such a product is misleading.

Cell C makes R5.5 billion loss

April 20th 2021 at 05:09
Cell C released its annual financial performance for the 12 months ending December 2020, posting a loss of R5.5 billion before tax.

Vodacom and MTN slashed prepaid mobile data prices – 40% savings on 1GB

April 17th 2021 at 04:00
Vodacom and MTN have honoured their deal with Competition Commission to drop mobile data prices. Now it's government's turn to make good.

The best mobile data deals for streaming in South Africa

April 15th 2021 at 09:54
Here are the best mobile data products for streaming video on Netflix, Showmax, and DStv Now.

MTN personalised prepaid data deals – up to 50% off

April 14th 2021 at 07:32
If your usage behaviour fits a specific profile, and you fall within certain market segments, you can get 30-day prepaid data bundles from MTN for 10% to 50% cheaper than its advertised headline prices.

South African mobile network battle shows a clear winner – and a clear loser

April 13th 2021 at 05:18
MyBroadband Insights’ Q1 2021 Mobile Network Quality Report shows 4 networks doing better, and one doing worse.

Cheapest prepaid data – Vodacom vs MTN vs Telkom vs Cell C

April 10th 2021 at 10:00
Vodacom has recently reduced the prices and increased the data allocations of its lower-priced 30-day prepaid data bundles.

Uncapped mobile data for R278 per month – if you work for government

April 5th 2021 at 11:59
Government employees enjoy excellent value with new products offered to them by South Africa's four major mobile network operators.

The emergency numbers you should know in South Africa

April 4th 2021 at 10:02
Here are the most important South African emergency numbers you should memorise that could potentially save your own or a loved one's life.

Vodacom and MTN must reveal real data prices

April 4th 2021 at 04:00
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has published draft mobile broadband service regulations that aim to ensure that Vodacom and MTN charge fair prices for mobile data in South Africa.

Vodacom cuts prepaid data prices

April 2nd 2021 at 00:18
Vodacom is reducing the price of some of its 30-day data bundles as β€œpart of its ongoing commitment to reduce the cost”.

Rain’s biggest problem – network quality

March 29th 2021 at 12:10
Rain subscribers struggle with poor network speeds and a lack of support – a problem the mobile operator needs to fix urgently.

Cell C contract customers cannot phone emergency numbers using free minutes

March 27th 2021 at 09:31
Β Cell C Pinnacle contract customers are not able to use their package’s included minutes to call certain emergency numbers.Β 

Good news for mobile operators as temporary spectrum is extended

March 26th 2021 at 09:46
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has extended the allocation of temporary radio frequency spectrum assigned to mobile operators to deal with increased network traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Samsung Galaxy A32 – Contract prices in South Africa

March 24th 2021 at 10:31
Samsung recently launched its new Galaxy A32 smartphone in South Africa - here are the contract prices on offer.

Rain is the worst mobile network in South Africa – BrandsEye

March 24th 2021 at 04:59
Rain received the highest proportion of complaints, suggesting their affordability approach came at the expense of customer experience.
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