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  1. BrainFreeze

    RICA SIM Cards With Different Addresses

    Hi everyone. I want to ask if it will be okay to RICA two different SIM cards from different networks with different residential addresses? I have a Vodacom SIM which I got years ago and now I would like to get an MTN SIM, but the address that I will use to RICA won't be the same as the...
  2. J

    Home - RICA Blocked me for having too many sim cards!!??

    Please can someone give me some advice. MTN said they could not help. I went to purchase a pay as you go sim card today and was told that I had been blocked from getting another SIM card as I have 10 registered to my name. I am not sure how this is possible... but anyway... I have found 2 old...
  3. Sigint

    Foreign SIM card for M2M or IOT Legal in SA if not RICA'ed?

    I just had a read-though of the RICA, now im a bit freaked out. Im trying to develop IOT products and services in SA, however with Vodacom's data APN dropping my TCP/IP packets when they fell like it, (yes I did try the unrestricted APN).. I am now looking a Emnify and other global roaming...
  4. J

    Mobile Voice, Text and Data manager

    I am looking for an app that can help me to to track expenses of all my sim cards, I have about 15 sim cards that I manage monthly and need to track expenses, topups and usage from a cellphone or laptop. I use Vodacom, MTN and Telkom sim cards and it takes too much time to frequently check...
  5. N

    Sim Card for travel

    Hi! Just a bit of advice needed. I'm going to be travelling to Ireland in a few days but am still stuck deciding between roaming with a prepaid vodacom sim, or getting a sim card/data package when I land. Experienced travelers, what worked out best for you?
  6. W

    Rain LTE Sim Card APN settings for CellPhone

    Hi all, I got the the Afrihost Rain LTE deal and received the Huawei B618 router and Rain LTE sim card, It works perfectly in the router and I'm getting really good speeds however in my phone it does not work. I have a Xiaomi note 4 Global version which supports Rain LTE bands however It does...
  7. R

    Use of prepaid sim card overseas

    Hi All I use Vodacom prepaid on the best phone ever, a green screen Nokia. I am intending to have a several months long holiday in the UK shortly. What worries me is that notifications etc get sent to my cell phone for authorising, particularly Nedbank, and I may need to get pins for...
  8. owopeachy

    Vodacom number not receiving SMS

    On the 28th of may, my boss' SIM card just stopped receiving SMS messages. We've tried all the things you'd, expect, changing the SMS centre numbers, didn't help, We did a SIM swap to a new Vodacom sim, didn't help, and we tried other sim cards in his phone, and it receives SMS just fine, and...
  9. A

    Neotel Network Lock

    Hi everyone, I am not sure if this is the correct place to ask my question, but I cant seem to find a Telecoms forum. I signed up for a Neotel number (looks like a landline but its a sim) about a year ago. The number and everything was working fine, that was until the actual phone that...
  10. E

    Get phone number from IMSI Number

    Yesterday morning i had my Samsung Galaxy S4 Snatched out of my hands while waiting outside of home affairs in Pinetown. We have done the normal procedures by reporting it to the police, have blacklisted the phone via the IMEI number. We also had Avast software saved on the phone. The...
  11. J

    Free Telkom Mobile Wifi?

    Hey guys I've been getting calls from 012 688 9996. I decided to answer and a lady on the other end told me she was phoning from Telkom, asked me if I was who her system said I was, then proceeded to inform me the call is recorded. Then she started her spiel about how I am a customer who...
  12. Kevin Lancaster

    Good news about one SIM card for all networks in SA

    Good news about one SIM card for all networks in South Africa Apple and Samsung are working with mobile network operators to develop an embedded SIM system which will allow users to change mobile providers without buying a new SIM card.
  13. Kevin Lancaster

    You won’t need a new SIM card to change networks in the future

    You won’t need to buy a new SIM card to change networks in the future Apple and Samsung are working with mobile network operators to develop a system which will allow you to change mobile providers without buying a new SIM card.
  14. N

    Looking for a sim-supported tablet

    Hey all, I am currently trying to find a tablet with the following features: 8-10 inches (Brand doesn't matter) Decent quality battery (at least 10 hours connected to internet) Sim-supported (3G is fine) Wi-fi Decent quality cameras (even 3-5mp is fine) IR-blaster (the feature I...
  15. 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...
  16. S

    Will using an MTN phone on the Vodacom network void the warranty?

    As the title states, Will using an MTN phone on the Vodacom network void the warranty? So you have a phone that is MTN stock, either purchased on prepaid, or from an MTN contract. Instead of using an MTN sim card in the phone, you use a Vodacom/Cell C/Telkom Mobile sim card instead. Will this...
  17. Kevin Lancaster

    Time to disconnect: why the SIM card has had its day

    Time to disconnect: why the SIM card has had its day While mobile phones and network technology have progressed in leaps and bounds, SIM cards are still lodged in handsets
  18. QuintonB

    Gemalto investigating major SIM hack

    Global SIM maker investigating major hack Gemalto, one of the world’s largest producers of SIM cards for mobile phones say it is investigating the reported hacking of its encryption codes.
  19. M

    Using cellphone only for GPS - SIM question

    I have a Nokia E70 which I can't use because the battery is shot. But it came with Nokia Maps, an excellent GPS nav app. I have a car-charger for it, so I can use it while driving. GPS accuracy is very much enhanced by connecting to cellphone poles. Can I buy a SIM, put it in the phone, and...
  20. Z

    SMS bundle

    I have a sim900 modem on arduino uno controller. On a door event I send a SMS to a cell number. This works correctly. The problem is that the credit come off the airtime balance and not from the SMS bundle. I used a prepaid vodacom simcard. I need some help on this
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