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    Vodacom - Vanishing Deals

    Just an update for the curious. 14 days after the initial confusion, I found a reference number in my truecaller spam folder - so I decided to call them again and see if it would lead to anything. Spoke to a nice chap, who surprisingly and unlike the previous person+manager, knew exactly the...
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    Vodacom - Vanishing Deals

    To be honest, I suspect someone messed up with their online shop - I was watching it for a day or 2 before biting the bullet (my wife spotted it first), I said I would check it out the next day, there were variations (R339ish for it on Red Flexi 175 as well as the one I signed up for) - I think...
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    Vodacom - Vanishing Deals

    Has anyone else encountered mystery deals from Vodacom? I decided to bite the bullet and upgrade - I have been watching their online shop for months now, shocked by the absolute rubbish they are pushing out on 24 month contracts at the R300 pricepoint. So, this deal pops up, good phone, good...
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    Free to Use Routers

    Hi chaps, I keep seeing *Free to use WIFI router next to the fibre offerings going around... first spotted it with the LTE options but never paid much attention (LTE was slower than my 8mb adsl). What I cannot find is clarity on what this means, for example: - Is it yours after 12/24 months; -...
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    SARS IT head's bizarre TV interview: Saddest joke of the month?

    She looks just as surprised by her job title as the rest of us are - took her a while to read it out. I almost feel bad for her, you can see the list of buzzwords she was given before the meeting causing short circuits as she tries to spew them out in the right order. I think the only thing she...
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    Vodacom - Harder to get rid of than an STD

    So, my cellphone contract (R149 a month) expired 4 months ago, Vodacom never let me know this happened and have been charging me R500 a month at what they now call the "Normal Price" for 2gb of data per month. I made sure the contract was properly cancelled at the beginning of Sep, at the end of...