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  1. M

    ZTE MF286R vs Huawei B612

    MTN has two 1tb home wifi packages up for black friday, one with each device. Which of these devices is the better one to go with? Huawei B612: https://www.mtn.co.za/shop/deal/phone/huawei/sh@relink-b612/MS0xNzE3OEdI ZTE MF286R: https://www.mtn.co.za/shop/deal/phone/zte/mf286r/MS0xNzE3OEdC
  2. Jamie McKane

    MTN customers on Black Friday deals slapped with huge bills

    MTN customers on Black Friday deals slapped with huge bills MTN subscribers who bought Black Friday contracts years ago recently reported they were invoiced thousands of rand more than they expected. Part of the terms and conditions of these promotional deals is that you either need to cancel...
  3. R

    MTN Month-to-month SIM only contracts

    I suspect MTN of false advertising in their October 2020 issue of the Yellow trader magazine. The reason for my accusation is as follows: I have been trying to open a month to month contract advertised in the October Issue of the Yellow Trader magazine with MTN since 9 October 2020, when I...
  4. Z

    MTN not emailing contract invoices

    I've been unable to get MTN to send my contract invoice although they are of course still successfully debiting my account. They used to do it regularly. I've tried the call centre (and "escalated" the issue) and all the other avenues I could think of. Judging from Hello Peter I'm not the only...
  5. Jamie McKane

    MTN's roaming deal with Cell C faces scrutiny

    MTN's roaming deal with Cell C faces scrutiny MTN and Cell C’s network sharing agreement is under scrutiny, with industries players drawing parallels between their deal and MTN and Telkom’s network sharing plan which was blocked. On 18 November 2019, Cell C announced that it had concluded an...
  6. Jamie McKane

    MTN sees big subscriber growth in third quarter

    MTN sees big subscriber growth in third quarter MTN has published a trading update for the quarter ended 30 September 2020, reflecting significant subscriber growth in South Africa. MTN South Africa's total subscribers increased by 1.9 million over the quarter to 30.9 million, comprising 24.3...
  7. Jamie McKane

    Vodacom and MTN launch investigations into illegal phone tracking

    Vodacom and MTN launch investigations into illegal phone tracking Vodacom and MTN have launched investigations into the potential abuse of their location-based services by third-party Wireless Application Service Providers (WASPs). This follows reports that cellular location-based services...
  8. M

    How to start reselling Internet: Telkom LTE and MTN LTE

    Hi everyone. So im looking to start a small business in the IT industry and thought that reselling internet can be an added service I offer. Just want to find out where do I start with applying for a resellers account? Can be for other networks aswell(not limited, to Telkom LTE and MTN...
  9. Jamie McKane

    MTN disputes security flaw allowing "secret" subscriptions

    MTN disputes security flaw allowing "secret" subscriptions MyBroadband recently published an article based on information from a prominent industry player who alleged a security flaw in MTN’s network which allows rogue WASPs to “secretly” subscribe users to content services and steal their...
  10. L

    Anybody successfully converted a SIM to an eSIM yet? What's your experience?

    Anybody successfully converted a SIM to an eSIM yet? What's your experience?
  11. A

    No network during loadshedding...

    I'm on a MTN contract and a have Cell C LTE data package at home. During loadshedding I have absolutely no service, can't even phone to open my gate. Both networks drop to no service. I stay in Centurion Eldoraigne, not some rural area... Who can I contact to launch a complaint? Surely after all...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Six months of Apple Music offered to MTN customers

    Six months of Apple Music offered to MTN customers MTN has announced that its customers will be able to access an exclusive offer to get up to six months of Apple Music for free. Apple Music usually costs R59.99 per month and is available on a month-to-month contract.
  13. Flywheel

    Constant daily spam after using 50% of data bundle

    I've been getting SMS's from MTN for a week now up to 8 or 9 times per day, informing me that I have used up 50% of my data bundle. It's quite annoying to have to check your phone every few hours because of a high priority SMS notification, only to find out it's useless repeated spam. Is there...
  14. Z

    Unable to receive calls from MTN numbers at my office/landline...

    MTN mobile numbers are unable to dial our office - with the initiated call ending without connection at all. I have tested with 3 different MTN numbers. Other providers work fine ie. Cell C. Diverting/Forwarding incoming calls to mobile numbers on MTN does not work either. We have a...
  15. B

    Anyone else experiencing stupid high data usage(loss/stolen?) on Fixed LTE?

    Hi all. new here. new to Fixed LTE as well - with Afrihost (MTN) 300gb... Been an adsl user for a long time before switching over to LTE this month was running 200gb cap adsl (also with afrihost) for a few years then went up to 300gb cap a few months ago as i started streaming more (cancelled...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Cell C network traffic will be migrated to MTN's radio access network once its recapitalisation has completed

    Cell C network traffic will be migrated to MTN's radio access network once its recapitalisation has completed MTN will migrate all of Cell C's network traffic onto its own radio network once the mobile operator has completed its recapitalisation. The company confirmed the migration in its...
  17. Jamie McKane

    Mobile subscribers in South Africa - Vodacom vs MTN

    Mobile subscribers in South Africa - Vodacom vs MTN Vodacom recently published its trading update for the quarter ended 30 June 2020, which showed impressive growth in revenue. The company also showed a significant drop in mobile subscribers, however, which is attributed to the COVID-19...
  18. Jamie McKane

    How to unsubscribe from MTN MoMo SMS spam

    How to unsubscribe from MTN MoMo SMS spam Several MTN subscribers recently complained to MyBroadband that they receive a flood of SMS spam from the mobile network and that it appears to be impossible to unsubscribe from it. MyBroadband's own investigation revealed that using MTN's *135# USSD...
  19. MDKza

    Midstream Fibre

    Hello, Can anyone explain the fibre situation in Midstream? Probably going to move there soon.
  20. Jamie McKane

    MTN launches cheaper smartphone insurance

    MTN launches cheaper smartphone insurance MTN has announced three new insurance products which are targeted at customers looking for cheaper ways to cover their devices.
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