mobile data

  1. 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...
  2. 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.
  3. Jamie McKane

    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...
  4. Jamie McKane

    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...
  5. 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...
  6. Jamie McKane

    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...
  7. 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.
  8. Jamie McKane

    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...
  9. 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...
  10. Jamie McKane

    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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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...
  13. Jamie McKane

    How much do you spend on mobile data every month?

    How much money do you spend on mobile data for your smartphone every month?
  14. 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.
  15. 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...
  16. Jamie McKane

    How to cut the price of mobile data in South Africa

    How to cut the price of mobile data in South Africa Zunaid Bulbulia, a former chief executive of MTN South Africa, has weighed in on how data prices can be brought down.
  17. SmellyCelly

    Internet woes - advice for correct package?

    Hi guys So here's the deal. I am currently on Afrihost's 30GB mobile data deal. I pay around R800 for 30GB which is a really steep considering the cost of fiber, but I'm not in a fiber area :( Apparently the adsl line in my area is also pretty terrible and no matter what line speed you're on...
  18. Kevin Lancaster

    Strange per-GB prices on mobile data packages

    Strange per-GB prices on mobile data packages Vodacom, MTN, and Cell have one data package where its pricing is out of sync with the rest of their products.
  19. J

    Kaspersky Internet Security 2016 wont let me access router login

    I've recently installed Kaspersky Internet Security 2016 on my Windows 10 laptop and now cannot access my router login / admin page. I've tried adding Chrome and IE as programme exclusions, completely exiting the programme as well as MalwareBytes - nothing works. I can access the admin page from...
  20. Kevin Lancaster

    How South African smartphone users can save big chunks of mobile data

    How South African smartphone users can save big chunks of mobile data Waspa said that with a bit of effort, you can save large amounts of mobile data each month.
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