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  1. 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...
  2. Jamie McKane

    How much tax the Vodacom CEO pays

    How much tax the Vodacom CEO pays Vodacom annual report for the year ended March 2019 revealed that the company’s CEO, Shameel Joosub, paid R17 million in tax. Over the last year, Joosub received a total salary and bonuses of R38.26 million, but he only put R21 million in his pocket.
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    Exorbitant Data Prices

    I'll just leave this here...
  4. 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...
  5. Jamie McKane

    You can now buy Xbox games with airtime on Vodacom

    You can now buy Xbox games with airtime on Vodacom Vodacom has announced a partnership with Microsoft which allows its subscribers to purchase content from the Microsoft and Xbox stores with airtime. "Gamers, students and the small business community in South Africa can expect even more value...
  6. Jamie McKane

    Vodacom reacts to Competition Commission report on mobile data prices

    Vodacom reacts to Competition Commission report on mobile data prices Vodacom has responded to the release of the Data Service Market Inquiry by the Competition Commission on 2 December 2019. The Commission found that MTN and Vodacom must both reduce their data prices as well as provide free...
  7. 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...
  8. Jamie McKane

    Vodacom Black Friday device deals unveiled

    Vodacom Black Friday device deals unveiled Vodacom has revealed a range of deals on smartphone contracts and smartwatches for Black Friday 2019. The promotion includes a number of bundled smartphone contracts, with add-ons such as Samsung TVs, Bluetooth headsets, and more.
  9. Jamie McKane

    Vodacom CTO Andries Delport resigns

    Vodacom CTO Andries Delport resigns Vodacom CTO Andries Delport has resigned from Vodacom and is set to join CIVH to help oversee Remgro’s telecommunication assets. Vodacom said Delport “has resigned as Group Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to pursue external interests with effect from May 2020”.
  10. Jamie McKane

    Vodacom is growing by 100,000 subscribers a month

    Vodacom is growing by 100,000 subscribers a month Vodacom has published its interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2019, showing impressive subscriber growth over the period. The network added 691,000 mobile subscribers over the period, bringing its total South African user base...
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    Hi..having been a Vodacom prepaid customer all my life..for the past 20 odd years at least..I'm very seriously considering signing up for their new 80

    Hi..having been a Vodacom prepaid customer all my life..for the past 20 odd years in any case..I'm seriously considering signing up for their new 80GB (50 anytime+30 gigs) 24mnths SIM only deal (R299/mnth) which expires shortly...it seems like a decent deal..My hands are tied in that Sim only...
  12. Jamie McKane

    iPhone calling problems on Vodacom

    iPhone calling problems on Vodacom South African iPhone users who have downloaded the latest update for Apple's iOS operating system - iOS 13 - are reporting serious issues when placing or receiving cellular calls. The problem seems exclusive to Vodacom customers who are running any version of...
  13. Jamie McKane

    Vodacom WhatsApp add-on bundle - All the details

    Vodacom WhatsApp add-on bundle - All the details A Vodacom contract customer recently contacted MyBroadband about an issue she experienced while purchasing data bundles via USSD. The customer claimed that Vodacom deducted extra airtime on every bundle she had purchased, with the extra amount...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Vodacom to sell smartphones that lock themselves if you miss payments

    Vodacom to sell smartphones that lock themselves if you miss payments Vodacom is partnering with Samsung to sell high-end smartphones to South Africans by allowing customers to pay for their device in monthly instalments. Speaking during a media event at Vodacom World in Midrand, Vodacom...
  15. M

    Vodacom Fibre Support Is Useless

    My Vodacom Fibre service had been down for 17 hours now and Its one of many instances. Multiple calls logged, phone the “support centre” every hour for an update. Answer is always the same, “we will send an email, we cant assist” No ownership and no feedback, please wait. Anyone know who else to...
  16. Jamie McKane

    How Rain compares to Vodacom and MTN

    How Rain compares to Vodacom and MTN Through its roaming agreement with Vodacom, Rain has grown its 4G network substantially in South Africa. The customer base for Rain's 4G mobile data product remains relatively small, however, which CEO Willem Roos attributes to the niche nature of the product.
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    Illegal invading of your privacy?

    Do the following means that Vodacom are going to invade our privacy in an illegal way or are they going to ASK PERMISSION from each and every customer before they turn this on? As per Vodacom billing page.
  18. J

    Has anytime and night owl data been combined for anyone?

    On two of my Vodacom mobile data contracts the anytime and night owl data have been combined. I just saw it today. Anyone else seen this on their data?
  19. Jamie McKane

    Vodacom lower call termination rates

    Vodacom lower call termination rates Vodacom has lowered its call termination rates in accordance with regulations published by ICASA last year. The company detailed its new call termination rates in a letter sent to interconnection partners, stating that the new rates would take effect from 1...
  20. Puk

    Read SMS's Online?

    G'day mybroadband, I have a Vodacom number I haven't used in ages (went over to MTN) - now it seems that the sim has been deactivated. I called customer care and they said the number has not been allocated to someone else, technicians will reconnect it to me. However, I urgently need to access...
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