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  1. Jamie McKane

    How much you really pay for 1GB of data when you let it expire

    How much you really pay for 1GB of data when you let it expire Expiring mobile data is at the heart of ICASA's updated End-User and Subscriber Services Charter. Under ICASA’s new regulations, all Internet service providers – including mobile networks - must offer users the ability to roll over...
  2. C

    Advice on a data sim please guys

    Howsit one and all. looking for a backup data plan. i have a portable wifi router. so its a matter of a data sim that i am looking for. 5GB a month is more than i require. currently i am looking at the telkom deal for R139. 11GB per month on a 2 year contract. i have little to know issue with...
  3. SPERUJ

    FNBConnect data issue

    I buy the 2GB monthly data bundle (@ R179) ,I am online Only at night for anything from 3-6 hours [I never watch videos, I do only Google searches, website searches ,visit/read fbk & twitter timelines (now&then) ,write posts wherever (not daily) ], So this data bundle should last the whole 30...
  4. J

    MTN Data Share Problem

    Hi Everyone I have set up a data share on an MTN handset with 50Gbs promo and 500Mb inclusive data per month. In the past 2 months, the 500Mb have been used absurdly quickly. (this month was within 1.5days) The 2nd device is controlled by me, and I did not do anything data intensive within the...
  5. J

    MTN Data Share Problems

    Hi Everyone I have set up a data share on an MTN handset with 50Gbs promo and 2Gbs inclusive data per month. In the past 2 months, the 2 Gbs have been used absurdly quickly. (this month was within 1.5days) The 2nd device is controlled by me, and I did not do anything data intensive within...
  6. I

    Cell C contract migration.

    Hello, Don't know how to start this, but I'm going to dive straight into my issue. I currently have a data contract with Cell C( 40gb for R302, it was R299 but due to VAT increase) where I have a LTE sim and they gave me a ZTE router and it's a 24 month contract, where I still have 13 months...
  7. O

    OOB Shark strikes again... or did it?

    So heres my story. Loaded a gig on my MTN sim... happiness all around. Needed to make a call, so I loaded R100... Capitec, neh! All good, till I get a message from MtN sating Im using data at OOB rates. So Im surprised and go check my balances. After a 30 sec or so call to my mom, I have...
  8. F

    Data expiration, congestion and overloading

    Correct me if I am wrong but my view is that the whole data expiration issue is a misleading lie at the side of the operators. “The reason for data expiration is that we purchase capacity on data ‘pipes’ from other providers and this approach helps us to understand how much capacity we need. If...
  9. D

    What is the current status of the Data must fall campaign ???

    Hi Guys & Girls, Does anyone know what's going on with the whole data must fall campaign, I've been putting off getting a new contract for close to a year hoping prices would change before I sign up for a new contract. Should I still bide my time or am I waiting for a train that will never...
  10. M

    Researchers hide information in plain text

    Researchers hide information in plain text
  11. I

    Social bundles are the future

    At this rate, normal data prices will not go down. Instead, I feel like bundles for specific uses will be the norm moving forward. Bundles for streaming, instant messaging, browsing(including downloading) Any thoughts on this?
  12. M

    Silicon Valley billionaire pays $10,000 to digitally back-up his brain

    Silicon Valley billionaire pays $10,000 to digitally back-up his brain 'to live forever' - but he'll have to die first
  13. B

    New sim only contract

    Good day I am coming to the end of my current Vodacom contract, and I dont want to stay with them as their packages are too expensive. I'm only looking for a sim deal. I use approx 150-200 minutes per month and have a second sim with 1GB Telkom data, so therefore dont really require data...
  14. F

    DiData and Cell C collaboration

    I have signed into the Cell C and DiData fixed LTE deal which is priced R500 less than Rain's package for 200 gig. Didata also services Rain. Ted, Apple TV, YouTube, and Netflix among others bomb out. Even the Ookla tests bombs out from time to time. Does anyone know if these are being throttled...
  15. M

    Cell C Full signal strength but no data connection (Internet unavailable)

    I have been experiencing this issue, I have my Cell C sim inserted into a Vodafone mobile router. Everything had been fine for the last three weeks when suddenly this morning I cannot connect to the internet even though the router shows that the sim is receiving signal. The Network status on...
  16. C

    Data Scientist / HONOURS Degree Candidates x 10. Graduates - Senior. Sandton based

    Data Scientist / HONOURS Degree Candidates x 10. Graduates - Senior. Sandton based telecoms company. Rneg. Experience with Python and R programming languages: - Honours Degree min ess. Majors/experience with: - · Statistical Modelling · Mathematical Modelling · Machine Learning · Data...
  17. M

    Hackers could guess your phone PIN using its sensor data

    Hackers could guess your phone PIN using its sensor data
  18. Jamie McKane

    Double-data deals coming to an end in 2018

    Double-data deals coming to an end in 2018 Promotional data deals from Rain, FNB, and Telkom are set to come to an end in 2018.
  19. M

    Scientists may have found a way to inject information directly into the brain

    Scientists may have found a way to inject information directly into the brain
  20. Newsfeed

    You should get your out-of-bundle data notification straight away

    You should get your out-of-bundle data notification straight away Out-of-bundle data usage can cause a serious drain on your finances.
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