vodacom

  1. Savy561

    Vodacom billing supported platforms?

    Hi all, just curious as to what platforms accept vodacom billing as a payment option, I can't find a list on the vodacom website or though a quick google search. So far I know xbox one, windows store and google play support this payment method so please share any other supported platform's.
  2. Jamie McKane

    Vodacom South Africa restructured to be a standalone company

    Vodacom South Africa restructured to be a standalone company Vodacom Group has “simplified its structure” following the recent expansion of its African portfolio, the company announced. “For Vodacom Group to play a central role of overseeing all operations across its African footprint, this...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Vodacom will recruit the public to protect its cellphone towers

    Vodacom will recruit the public to protect its cellphone towers Vodacom has announced it will enlist the aid of community members to protect its cellphone towers from vandalism and battery theft. "Vodacom is pioneering a new model to clamp down on incidents of battery theft in its base...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Vodacom fixed-5G tested

    Vodacom fixed-5G tested Vodacom launched the first commercially-available mobile 5G network in Africa this month, with 18 5G sites around Johannesburg and Pretoria, and two 5G sites in Century City in Cape Town. While the network was launched using temporary spectrum issued by ICASA, Vodacom...
  5. W

    Vodacom

    On 03 April 2020, i contacted Vodacom Shop at Tablebay Mall for a Samsumg tablet. My contract was approved. They then ordered my tablet from one there other branches as they did not have any in stock at that time. this would have taken a day or 2...which did not happen. Lockdown came in and the...
  6. old

    Octotel Fibre - Surrey Estate, Cape Town

    Surrey Estate, Cape Town Trenching - DONE [February 2020] Fibre inserted into subsurface fibre ducting conduits - DONE [April 2020] Question: When is Surrey Estate and surrounding areas GO LIVE?
  7. Jamie McKane

    How Vodacom fights cellphone tower battery thieves

    How Vodacom fights cellphone tower battery thieves Vodacom has implemented a number of creative countermeasures to defend its base stations against vandals and thieves in South Africa. The vandalism of cellphone towers, and the theft of batteries and other equipment from these sites, remains a...
  8. Jamie McKane

    Big fibre growth for Vodacom

    Big fibre growth for Vodacom Vodacom has accelerated its fibre rollout in South Africa, according to the mobile operator's annual results for the year ended 31 March 2020. The company said it more than doubled the number of homes it passes with its fibre network in the latter half of its...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Where you can get Vodacom 5G

    Where you can get Vodacom 5G Vodacom has launched its 5G mobile network in three cities – Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Cape Town. The company said the network supports both mobile and fixed-wireless services, and is currently available on 20 live 5G sites.
  10. B

    Cel-Fi Prime signal booster - Network change

    Hi Guys Not sure if anyone has any experince with this signal booster but is there any way of changing the network on the Cel-Fi Prime? The one i have seems to be locked to Vodacom. Ive tried the app but you cant change any settings on it. Havent found anything online as well...
  11. Jamie McKane

    MTN and Vodacom mobile data prices - 2010 vs 2020

    MTN and Vodacom mobile data prices - 2010 vs 2020 Mobile data prices in South Africa have consistently declined over the past decade, improving Internet access as smartphone adoption continues to grow. MTN and Vodacom's data prices previously ranked as among the most expensive in South Africa...
  12. C

    TELKOMSA-R

    Anyone know how to force Telkom to roam on Telkomsa-R? Reception is so poor on Telkom and only works when roaming on the Vodacom network. Problem is that you cannot select Telkomsa-R manually as it forces you back onto Telkom after a minute or so. Very frustrating! Any help would be appreciated.
  13. M

    Vodacom Fibre: Throttling / Poor Oversea Traffic?

    So to work from home we need to connect to vpn's typically located in Sweden, London or Auz (Melbourne), However the experience is poor, and after some speedtests I am wondering if Vodacom has a problem (intentionally) for overseas traffic? Locally I have no problems as the traffic rates match...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Vodacom plans for 6-month emergency

    Vodacom plans for 6-month emergency As more South Africans are working from and spending all their leisure time at home, they are accessing social media websites like Facebook and YouTube, and watching Netflix more often. This has led to a surge in network data traffic for cellular phone...
  15. Jamie McKane

    Vodacom donates 20,000 smartphones and 100TB of mobile data to fight COVID-19

    Vodacom donates 20,000 smartphones and 100TB of mobile data to fight COVID-19 Vodacom has announced that it will donate 20,000 smartphones, 100TB of data, and 10 million voice call minutes to the National Department of Health to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. These resources will be used by...
  16. ENIAC

    Cool example of Vodacom prioritizing it's own traffic (shared tower)

    So I'm pretty fortunate having a Vodacom tower really close to my house, which is never congested it seems. I'm always getting around 90mbps from Rain( LTE on B135s) and around 100-130mbps from Vodacom(Iphone7) Last night I was gaming on the rain package, and I noticed huge ping spikes whenever...
  17. Jamie McKane

    How MTN and Vodacom are fighting coronavirus

    How MTN and Vodacom are fighting coronavirus Vodacom and MTN are implementing a number of measures to stop the coronavirus spreading among their employees, including allowing people to work from home. This comes amidst President Cyril Ramaphosa listing restrictions to curb the spread of the...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Why Vodacom is more expensive than Telkom

    Why Vodacom is more expensive than Telkom Vodacom charges more than Telkom for mobile data because it offers a superior service, according to Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub. Vodacom and the Competition Commission have reached an agreement which will see the mobile operator cut its monthly mobile...
  19. Jamie McKane

    Vodacom put a welcome tone on a MyBroadband reader's phone without their permission

    Vodacom put a welcome tone on a MyBroadband reader's phone without their permission A MyBroadband reader recently complained about issues with his Vodacom number, stating that his ringing tone had been changed without his permission. A new "welcome tone" had replaced the standard ringing tone...
  20. Jamie McKane

    Something odd is happening on Telkom's mobile network

    Something odd is happening on Telkom's mobile network Real-world network tests have revealed that there are strange and unexpected network performance problems when using a Telkom Mobile SIM. These network problems relate to Telkom’s own mobile network and when Telkom users roam on Vodacom’s...
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