roaming

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    Roaming - SA and Zimbabwe

    I could not find a post relating to this. Every-time my Vodacom(pre-paid) sim card goes into Zimbabwe, the data stops working. Voice and SMS works 100%, but no data. The data roaming has been activated. I have spoken to a simcard provider regarding this, and they have informed me that...
  2. T

    International Roaming

    Hi there, I have a voice and Data package with Afrihost. Does this mean I am considered a Prepaid customer on the MTN Network? I am travelling to Saudi Arabia and according to their website there is no SMS Roaming option for Prepaid customers.
  3. Kevin Lancaster

    Beware R351,550 per GB roaming charge

    Beware R351,550 per GB roaming charge South African travellers run the risk of racking up large mobile bills, with data roaming prices as high as R351,550 per GB.
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    TM Out of data error fix when you KNOW you have data

    This happens with TM if you're using a Telkom Mobile only data bundle and your device cannot get a TM signal, so it automatically roams on MTN. You do not have an active "All Networks" bundle, so TM shows you the airtime/spend limit reached screen. (Yes I know TM recently did away with TM...
  5. Kevin Lancaster

    Cellular roaming rates are too high

    Cellular roaming rates are too high The time has come to significantly reduce the roaming fees that networks charge in the Southern African Development Community, says an international body.
  6. N

    Travelling to the States - International Sim card/Local Provider?

    Morning fellow forumites, So im travelling to the States on Fri for 3 weeks, and i need to have access to data(wifi should be available, but data needed for google maps, uber, etc). I'm on a VC contract, and i know there are some roaming options available, but not sure how it works out...
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    Iphone 5 roaming issues

    Good Day, I have gone through many of the posts on this site, contacted Telkom mobile, and searched other sources to no avail. So I am posting my specific issue here with the hope that somebody on this site has the knowledge/expertise to help me out!!!! I have a iphone 5 on a Telkom...
  8. L

    R23,000 unexpected international data roaming charge

    I just returned from my visit to Australia and received an SMS from Cell C saying my account was blocked as I had reached the limit on my account. I quickly called customer services to find out what was going on, and they told me there was a R23,000 pending balance on my account. They looked...
  9. jes

    Vodacom Travel Saver reduces contract roaming costs

    Vodacom Travel Saver reduces contract roaming costs A new subscription service from Vodacom offers lower fixed rates on mobile services when roaming overseas
  10. D

    Sim Sonke

    Sup Guys So I just got an SMS on my sim sonke sim card saying that national roaming (via MTN) is now enabled :) Which officially makes Sim Sonke on Telkom Mobile the cheapest prepaid plan. Calls to other at 75c Calls in Telkom Mobile at 29c SMS/MMS/MB 29c Data bundles can be loaded as well...
  11. jes

    EU unveils plan to cap roaming charges

    EU unveils plan to cap roaming charges The European Commission proposed a price cap on cross-border phone calls in Europe and asked for veto power over sales of mobile spectrum
  12. jes

    Cell C advises subscribers not to force Vodacom roaming

    Don’t force Vodacom roaming, Cell C advises subscribers Some Cell C subscribers are setting their phones to always roam on Vodacom’s network, but Cell C said it is not recommended
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    Cell C - Phone showing I'm roaming?!

    Hi Guys Has anyone else seen their android phone show that their ROAMING:confused: in some areas? I live in the Centurion area, which I would presume has good signal as its quiet a large area, but everyday I get miscall messages, people saying my phone is off or i get cut off midway, or dont...
  14. QuintonB

    Is this the answer to high roaming rates?

    Why can’t R128 per MB roaming costs be regulated? Data roaming part two: Surely this is the answer to sky-high rates?
  15. jes

    An inconvenient truth about high data roaming rates

    An inconvenient truth about high data roaming rates Why is Vodacom, MTN and Cell C charging foreigners over R100 per MB for mobile data?
  16. M

    MTN Roaming

    if you are still thinking of holidays outside the country: follow these tips that can help ease your life. http://www.mtnblog.co.za/the-lowdown-on-mtn-roaming/ ;)
  17. O

    Effect of roaming for data - new 8Ta/MTN data promotion - Sedgefield and generally

    The newly announced 8Ta data promotions, specifically the 5 GB one with roaming on MTN where 8Ta is not up to it, can anyone tell what the speed and general service is like in the Sedgefield area, please? Is there a difference between the delivery of data services to a direct MTN client as...
  18. O

    Roaming for data in MTN in Sedgefield area

    The newly announced data promotions, specifically the 5 GB one with roaming on MTN where 8Ta is not up to it, can anyone tell what the speed and general service is like in the Sedgefield area, please? Is there a difference between the delivery of data services to a direct MTN client as...
  19. M

    Italian BBM?

    Hi all I'm going to Italy later this year and I'm taking a BB and my trusty Nokia as backup. I will be activating international roaming as a failsafe but I would like to ideally not be killed with roaming charges and want to purchase a local italian SIM. My question is for my Blackberry, I'd...
  20. QuintonB

    Vodacom Tanzania reduces roaming costs

    Vodacom Tanzania cuts roaming costs Vodacom’s Tanzanian operation has announced reduced roaming charges in 9 countries where Vodacom runs mobile networks
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