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  1. Jamie McKane

    Big Vodacom Please Call Me fight - Latest update

    Big Vodacom Please Call Me fight - Latest update Nkosana Makate and Vodacom are set to be back in court next month. Makate's feud with the operator dates back to 2001, when he shared his idea for a Please Call Me-type service with former Director of Product Development at Vodacom Philip Geissler.
  2. Jamie McKane

    Vodacom, WASPA, and the disappearing airtime

    Vodacom, WASPA, and the disappearing airtime A Vodacom contract customer recently contacted MyBroadband to share how they had been signed up to WASP services without their consent. In December 2019, the reader realised that their airtime was depleting faster than it should have been.
  3. saul berenson

    Vodacom keeps charging for cancelled services

    I just want to find out if anyone can help me. Our company has cancelled our business fiber for more than a year, but every month they keep charging us. We keep paying it and they keep telling us that it has been cancelled and that they will refund us and but every month the same thing happens...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Vodacom network downtime due to load-shedding

    Vodacom network downtime due to load-shedding Vodacom has sent a message to mobile customers apologising for network problems due to load-shedding. Subscribers received the following SMS on 11 February detailing the network issues.
  5. Jamie McKane

    Vodacom set to launch 5G soon

    Vodacom set to launch 5G soon Vodacom has signed a roaming and managed services agreement with Liquid Telecom which will enable the company to launch 5G services this year. Liquid Telecom announced in January that it plans to launch a wholesale 5G network in South Africa in early 2020.
  6. Jamie McKane

    Why Vodacom and MTN do not have to cut jobs

    Why Vodacom and MTN do not have to cut jobs Vodacom and MTN have avoided large-scale staff cuts because they continuously managed staff numbers and upskilled their staff to prepare them for a digital future. This is the view of Sabelo Dlamini, Senior Research and Consulting Manager at the...
  7. Joseph matane

    Xiaomi Mi Mix alpha "futuristic smartphone"

    NETWORK Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE / 5G 2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA 3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) 5G...
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    Failed to send emails on Vodacom sim. OK on MTN - Dual Sim

    Regardless of where in country I am, if I send an email from any email account when using Vodacom Sim it fails: "Failed to send some messages - java.net.SocketTimeoutException : Read timed out" , and email sits in Outbox forever. If I swop over to MTN Sim for internet the emails send...
  9. W

    Cant get 4g even after calling vodacom numerous times

    Hi guys New to mybroadband and really hoping someone can help me. I have 4 vodacom sim cards. Two are about 8 months old and have 4g. The other two are about 6 months old and are on contract but can only get hspa. I called vodacom to activate it about 3 times and everytime they say its...
  10. F

    Was anyone able to get an esim from Vodacom for Galaxy watch?

    I recently bought a GWA2 LTE from Takealot. When I called to activate the esim the call centre told me to go to a Vodacom store. When I got to the store they said that I had to have bought the watch from them to activate it. They won't help me. I'm not sure what else to do. In the Vodacom...
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    Vodacom hijacks 404 errors? WTF?

    Since a few days (it may have been going on for longer) I've noticed that when I access the Internet through Vodacom, Vodacom redirects 404 errors from some websites. Clicking on a broken link doesn't give me the usual '404 error' page generated by the browser (on sites that don't implement...
  12. xrapidx

    Vodacom dodgy behaviour, won't unsubscribe from services.

    My mom has been trying for weeks to unsubscribe from a daily service which charges R5/day. She's followed the unsubscribe process, called Vodacom who all but help - basically telling her its her problem, and she must unsubscribe. They're now staying with me for Christmas, and asked me to have...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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.
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