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  1. Jamie McKane

    Why Vodacom and MTN do not have to cut jobs

    Why Vodacom and MTN do not have to cut jobs Vodacom and MTN have avoided large-scale staff cuts because they continuously managed staff numbers and upskilled their staff to prepare them for a digital future. This is the view of Sabelo Dlamini, Senior Research and Consulting Manager at the...
  2. Joseph matane

    Xiaomi Mi Mix alpha "futuristic smartphone"

    NETWORK Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE / 5G 2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA 3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) 5G...
  3. M

    MyBroadband test speed.

    Speed test done by MyBroadband, Awesome Speed by MTN .:)
  4. B

    Failed to send emails on Vodacom sim. OK on MTN - Dual Sim

    Regardless of where in country I am, if I send an email from any email account when using Vodacom Sim it fails: "Failed to send some messages - java.net.SocketTimeoutException : Read timed out" , and email sits in Outbox forever. If I swop over to MTN Sim for internet the emails send...
  5. Jamie McKane

    MTN share price rises after Nigeria drops tax claim

    MTN share price rises after Nigeria drops tax claim Nigeria dropped a $2 billion claim for back taxes against MTN Group Ltd., ending a 16-month long battle between Africa’s largest wireless carrier and legal authorities in its biggest market. The company, which disputed the claim from the...
  6. Z

    SuperSonic: running out of data superfast

    Disclaimer: I just use the internet, I really don't know nothing else about it. I used to be with Afrihost before CellC bowed out, leaving us scrambling for a replacement. I had 100GB anytime and by the 25th I used to start downloading like crazy to make sure that I used everything I paid...
  7. M

    MTN Night Express, change of cutoff time with no notice from 6am to 5am

    MTN has changed their night express even for existing contracts from the previous 6am cutoff to 5am. This with no notice. I don't see how this is even legal as the night express was always advertised as being from midnight to 6am. Even if they change it for new contracts, they have to at least...
  8. Jamie McKane

    Vodacom vs MTN - Mobile consumer satisfaction rankings

    Vodacom vs MTN - Mobile consumer satisfaction rankings The MyBroadband November 2019 mobile app ratings revealed that MTN has the highest customer satisfaction rating of all mobile operators in South Africa. These ratings were gathered through the MyBroadband Speed Test App, which gives users...
  9. K

    Axxess MTN Fixed LTE Router Scheme

    I bought the 30+30 GB MTN fixed LTE through axxess R199 , SIM only which I tried using on the Huawei B315 router and it actually worked perfectly, good coverage, good speeds. After an hour it stopped working and could not connect. I logged several tickets with no response from axxess in like 5...
  10. G

    Exorbitant Data Prices

    I'll just leave this here...
  11. Jamie McKane

    What you are not told about Vodacom and MTN's mobile data

    What you are not told about Vodacom and MTN's mobile data The Competition Commission has published a final report on its Data Service Market Inquiry which slated Vodacom and MTN for their high mobile data prices. According to the Competition Commission, there is scope for Vodacom and MTN to...
  12. T

    Cheapest way to make an International Call?

    Hey guys, I need to phone Amazon to discuss a support ticket with them. I've tried doing it via email but they've said they need to do it over the phone. I'm with MTN, what's the cheapest way to do an international call?
  13. Jamie McKane

    Which parts of South Africa MTN and Vodacom dominate

    Which parts of South Africa MTN and Vodacom dominate The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has released a discussion document on the market inquiry into mobile broadband services in South Africa. The document aims to asses the mobile broadband market in South Africa...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Battery theft forces MTN to deactivate cellphone towers

    Battery theft forces MTN to deactivate cellphone towers MTN has announced that it has been forced to shut down a number of its cellphone towers due to an increase in vandalism and battery theft. The theft of back-up batteries and vandalism of infrastructure leads to increased strain on the...
  15. Jamie McKane

    MTN using fingerprints to fight identity fraud

    MTN using fingerprints to fight identity fraud MTN plans to roll out new measures to combat fraudulent contract applications that are taken out via online and telesales channels. MTN South Africa Executive for Corporate Affairs Jacqui O'Sullivan said that identity theft is a problem for mobile...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Cell C's new roaming deal with MTN under investigation

    Cell C's new roaming deal with MTN under investigation The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has said it will investigate the new expanded roaming agreement between MTN and Cell C. This new deal builds on the existing roaming agreement that the two mobile networks...
  17. Jamie McKane

    MTN rolling out to rural areas with OpenRAN

    MTN rolling out to rural areas with OpenRAN Parallel Wireless has announced that MTN will deploy its OpenRAN equipment in more than 5,000 sites across 21 countries. Previously unconnected areas will receive 2G, 3G, and 4G coverage through the partnership, Parallel Wireless said.
  18. Jamie McKane

    Here's why you need an approved router for MTN fixed-LTE

    Here's why you need an approved router for MTN fixed-LTE Customers who plan to make use of one of MTN's fixed-LTE products will require an approved router. Axxess and Afrihost recently announced a range of fixed-LTE packages that run on MTN's network. MTN- owned ISP Supersonic also offers a...
  19. Jamie McKane

    MTN cracks down on unauthorised WASP subscriptions

    MTN cracks down on unauthorised WASP subscriptions An MTN customer recently complained that they received an SMS from MTN which fraudulently subscribed them to a wireless applications service provider (WASP). The MyBroadband reader said they received an SMS from MTN with the following text:
  20. Jamie McKane

    MTN's R399 Android smartphone now for sale in South Africa

    MTN's R399 Android smartphone now for sale in South Africa MTN announced earlier this year that it would launch a budget Android smartphone in a number of its African markets, including South Africa. Speaking at MTN's interim results presentation, MTN group CEO Rob Shuter said the device would...
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