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  1. Jan

    MyBroadband Mobile Network Quality Report for Q2 2021 released

    South Africa's best mobile network revealed — and one operator stands out MyBroadband Insights has released the Q2 2021 Mobile Network Quality Report, which shows that MTN has the best mobile network in South Africa. The report is based on 304,001 speed tests which were performed by thousands...
  2. Jan

    Extreme measures Vodacom and MTN take to safeguard batteries from criminals

    Photos show extreme measures to protect batteries from South African criminals South Africa's biggest mobile network operators have resorted to tough physical protective measures and elaborate tactical security interventions to fight the scourge of battery and copper theft at their mobile...
  3. Jan

    How to cancel and block WASP subscriptions on Vodacom, MTN, Telkom, and Cell C

    How to stop your airtime from disappearing South African mobile customers can prevent airtime from disappearing or incurring high phone bills through various platforms provided by their networks. Many South Africans can only afford to pay a small amount for prepaid airtime each month, which...
  4. Jan

    Vodacom, MTN, and Telkom subscribers hit by criminal syndicate

    Crime syndicate steals millions from Vodacom, MTN, and Telkom subscribers A criminal syndicate has stolen millions from Vodacom, MTN, and Telkom subscribers in a sophisticated new scam. Many mobile subscribers have discovered a number has been added to their profile without their permission...
  5. Jan

    Cellphone contract cancellation cost comparison

    How much it costs to cancel your mobile contract South African mobile contract subscribers who are dissatisfied with their device, customer service, or network quality have the option to cancel their contract before expiry. However, you should be aware that this can carry a hefty penalty cost...
  6. Jan

    Month-to-month mobile data deal comparison

    Best month-to-month mobile data deals in South Africa If you don't fancy signing up for a long-term contract, there are multiple mobile data packages available in South Africa on a month-to-month basis. While fibre is the ideal option for Internet users with big data requirements, it's not...
  7. S

    Telkom customer care all fired?

    Good day all, Wondering if anyone can direct me to a number that actually answers for customer care? Been trying all day only to be directed to the self help whatsapp. If I could help myself I wouldn't need to waste my time calling but oh well. More specifically somehow a welcome tone was...
  8. Jan

    Vodacom vs MTN vs Telkom vs Cell C - Best mobile data prices in South Africa

    Best mobile data prices in South Africa Data prices have dropped following the Competition Commission's ruling in 2019 that South African network operators have room to slash data prices by 30% to 50%, and Cell C now offers the best value for money prepaid mobile data in the market. While...
  9. Hanno Labuschagne

    Why Telkom is fighting against the spectrum auction

    Why Telkom is fighting against the spectrum auction Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko has revealed that they are fighting against the spectrum auction in its current format because they will bid and pay for sub-1GHz spectrum which they cannot use. Vodacom and MTN, in comparison, will be able to use the...
  10. Hanno Labuschagne

    ADSL is dying in South Africa

    ADSL is dying in South Africa Telkom's financial results for the year ended 31 March 2021 show that its fixed broadband subscribers have declined by nearly 12% year-on-year. Its fixed broadband subscriber numbers dropped from 686,525 in March 2020 to 605,807 in March 2021. While Telkom has...
  11. Hanno Labuschagne

    Telkom international roaming for prepaid customers – up to R300,000 per GB

    Telkom international roaming for prepaid customers – up to R300,000 per GB Telkom Mobile has launched international roaming to its prepaid and top-up customers, which includes voice, SMS, and data services. Telkom said customers are now able to activate international roaming through its...
  12. Hanno Labuschagne

    New Telkom home fibre pre-order deal – including free 200GB LTE data

    New Telkom home fibre pre-order deal – including free 200GB LTE data Telkom has launched a new fibre-to-the-home pre-order promotion for people in areas where Openserve is planning to roll out fibre. The promotion promises to have people set up within 60 days from the day of their order and at...
  13. Chris

    Here's how a R1,000 investment in South Africa's telecoms companies would have looked like over 3 years

    Here's how a R1,000 investment in South Africa's telecoms companies would have looked like over 3 years If you invested R1,000 in South Africa’s major telecommunications companies three years ago, your shareholding would only be worth R648 today. South Africa’s mobile operators are often...
  14. Hanno Labuschagne

    Telkom offers new platform to report corruption and fraud in the company

    Telkom offers new platform to report corruption and fraud in the company Telkom has launched a new multi-channel whistleblowing platform which allows members of the public to report any acts or suspected acts of fraud, corruption, and irregular conduct within the organisation. The company has...
  15. Hanno Labuschagne

    Telecoms execs claim Telkom has a "secret plan" to keep South Africa's mobile data prices high

    Telecoms execs claim Telkom has a "secret plan" to keep South Africa's mobile data prices high Telkom is accused of putting its own interests ahead of South Africa regarding spectrum and mobile data prices. Senior telecoms executives, who spoke to MyBroadband on the condition of anonymity...
  16. Hanno Labuschagne

    The most valuable telecommunications businesses in South Africa

    The most valuable telecommunications businesses in South Africa South Africa has two of the world's most successful mobile operators – Vodacom and MTN – which are dominating telecoms in Africa. Vodacom and MTN were founded in 1993 after cabinet ministers authorised two cellular licenses for...
  17. Chris

    South African fibre price war - uncapped fibre for under R400 per month

    South African fibre price war - uncapped fibre for under R400 per month South Africans can now buy a fast, uncapped fibre-to-the-home service for under R400 per month thanks to speed increases and price cuts from network operators. The fibre price war in South Africa was started by Openserve...
  18. Hanno Labuschagne

    ISPs claim Telkom’s cheap Openserve fibre prices are below cost

    ISPs claim Telkom’s cheap Openserve fibre prices are below cost Prominent ISPs in South Africa have raised concerns that Telkom’s fibre pricing may be anti-competitive as it is sold below cost. Telkom Retail is currently offering a 25/25Mbps fibre package on the Openserve network at R449 per...
  19. Chris

    Fraudsters using social media platforms to steal money from South Africans

    Fraudsters using social media platforms to steal money from South Africans Fraudsters are using social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, to target South African telecoms clients looking for support and steal money from them. Consumer activist Wendy Knowler told The Money Show’s...
  20. A

    Telkom rep on MyBB

    Does anyone know whether there's a Telkom rep on MyBB?
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