mobile data

  1. Jan

    Telkom cuts price of 1GB bundle, launches new 1.5GB bundle

    Telkom slashes 1GB data prices Telkom announced on Monday that it is reducing the price of its 1GB + 1GB all networks data bundle from R99 to R79. It will also introduce a new 1.5GB + 1.5GB all networks data bundle at R89,00.
  2. Hanno Labuschagne

    Why mobile data on Cell C keeps disappearing

    Why mobile data on Cell C keeps disappearing Tests for disappearing data by MyBroadband Insights reveals that mobile data on Cell C’s Home Connecta Flexi package disappears over time, even when mobile data is switched off. For this experiment, MyBroadband used Nokia 5 smartphones that run a...
  3. Hanno Labuschagne

    South Africa's cheapest WhatsApp data bundles

    South Africa's cheapest WhatsApp data bundles South Africa's mobile network operators offer a range of WhatsApp-only data bundles for users who spend lots of time on the platform. WhatsApp is not just the world's most popular messaging app but also a big favourite among South Africans. The...
  4. Hanno Labuschagne

    Afrihost offering 1GB free mobile data to Plus+ customers

    Afrihost offering 1GB free mobile data to Plus+ customers Afrihost is doubling its 500MB free mobile data benefit to Afrihost Plus+ clients, giving them 1GB free data each month. Afrihost Plus+ is a premium add-on product, which costs R109 per month, that incorporates existing DSL and mobile...
  5. seedat77

    Help: All Network Data Getting Used / Finished

    I am having a major problem the past week or so with my Telkom mobile data. Even if I am in an area with Telkom coverage, my All Network bundles are getting used. My phone does not show the R for roaming and even after turning off roaming it still happens. If I search for network to force using...
  6. M

    Telkom takes 100GB with SIM card removed

    I have been experiencing an odd issue (a scam to be frank) with my Telkom mobile data since around March this year. At the beginning of each month, on the 1st, Telkom takes over 100GB of my data. Today (1st of Sept), with my router unplugged and SIM removed, Telkom says I have already used...
  7. K

    LTE and Mobile Data

    I need to travel around SA and will need internet for streaming Can I get LTE (not Fixed) and if LTE is not available will the router use 3G. If so who it the best provider to use. Also what router would you recommend.
  8. J

    Terrible research in mobile data pricing report

    Terrible research in mobile data pricing report The Competition Commission recently released a provisional report on its Data Services Market Inquiry, which is aimed at understanding the reasons behind high mobile data prices in South Africa. In its preliminary findings, the commission said...
  9. J

    New mobile data and network rules proposed

    New mobile data and network rules proposed The Competition Commission has released a provisional report on its Data Services Market Inquiry, in which it prescribed new rules for mobile networks. The inquiry seeks to understand features in the market and the value chain that may cause high...
  10. K

    Rain on Vodafone R216 WiFi device - Settings?

    Hi, First of all, I have very little experience with mobile data set ups so excuse my ignorance. I am trying to set up a family friends' wifi device to use Rain's data sim. The device is an unlocked Vodafone R216 mobile wifi. It works perfectly with a vodacom sim but not with Rain sim. I...
  11. J

    iPhone bug kills mobile data usage

    iPhone bug kills mobile data usage A bug within iOS 12.1.1 is causing issues with mobile data usage on several iPhone models, Forbes reports. The latest version of the software reportedly causes problems with the use of cellular data, making it impossible for many iPhone users to go online...
  12. I

    Fixed LTE wireless

    Can anyone recommend the best fixed LTE wireless provider to move to? I am completely done with Afrihost and Cell C, very poor service from them. Nothing costly too as I am a student.
  13. J

    How to save mobile data on Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, and Telkom

    How to save mobile data on Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, and Telkom While mobile networks are continually improving their coverage and performance, mobile data is still expensive relative to other broadband options. Reducing data prices has become a high priority for network operators and the...
  14. J

    MTN and Afrihost mobile product dissapearing data monthly when hitting 100mb left

    Hi all, I'm new to the forum, would like to know if anybody else is experiencing this problem, or if you guys have any advice. So I bought into the R99 a month (think its R110 now after the vat increases) mobile package of Afrihost which they offer with MTN for cellphones. It is suppose to come...
  15. J

    South Africans love their smartphones and mobile data

    South Africans love their smartphones and mobile data ICASA has released its latest State of the ICT Sector in South Africa report.
  16. V

    Afrihost mobile data down since Saturday

    On Saturday Afrihost’s mobile data went offline, and is still offline. No communication from them to me explain what is going on and what they are busy doing to resolve it. I am very disappointed in how they are handling this.
  17. C

    Afrihost APN not working

    Hi I am trying to get some technical support from Afrihost with regards to the APN settings on my phone. I am unable to delete the existing MTN APNs on my phone, so I ended up just adding the "afrihost" APN. After numerous calls to Afrihost and some help, I am still unable to get this...
  18. J

    How much do you spend on mobile data every month?

    How much money do you spend on mobile data for your smartphone every month?
  19. Kevin Lancaster

    The cheapest big month-to-month mobile data bundles in South Africa

    The cheapest big month-to-month mobile data bundles in South Africa If you need 10GB every month, or a big once-off top-up, you may look for the cheapest deals in South Africa.
  20. R

    Unable to access mobile data : Vodacom

    I am in desperate need of help - I am unable to connect to certain webpages on mobile (currently an iPhone 6+). I cannot for example access vodacom.co.za, but I can get onto bbc.com. I can't get onto facebook.com or news24. I cannot stream on Apple Music. Until recently I could send...
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