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  1. T

    Vodacom New Contract Billing Query

    Hi all, I got a new device on contract added to my Vodacom account on Friday, 23 July 2021. My debit order date is the 28th of each month and the subscription for the new contract is R709 p/m added onto my bill. When logging onto the MyVodacom service it shows the bill so far for July for the...
  2. Jan

    Strong data growth for Vodacom in South Africa

    Vodacom shows strong data growth Vodacom has released its trading update for the quarter ended 30 June 2021, showing strong data growth and increased revenue compared to last year. It reported group revenue of R24.8 billion, up 9.0%, noting that this was partially offset by the rand’s recovery...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. Jan

    Vodacom announces launch date and Mini Programs initiative for VodaPay

    VodaPay wants to rule South African ecommerce — launch date announced Vodacom announced that it is starting the next phase of the development of its super app, VodaPay, and is onboarding merchants onto the platform through "Mini Programs". Already partnered with around 70 merchants in South...
  9. Jan

    Contract versus Prepaid smartphone and package price comparison on Vodacom and MTN

    Contract versus Prepaid — You can save thousands on your mobile bill Taking out a cellular contract may be a convenient option when buying a new smartphone but, over a 24-month period, it can cost you thousands more than buying your phone cash and using a SIM-only contract or prepaid bundles...
  10. 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...
  11. Jan

    How much tax Vodacom's CEO and CFO paid last year

    How much tax Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub pays Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub paid R24.75 million in tax to the South African Revenue Service (SARS) on his R55 million salary over the last financial year. This was revealed in Vodacom’s integrated report for the year ended 31 March 2021. The report...
  12. D

    Vodacom eSim for iPad but not for iPhone

    So interesting to see, that you can use eSim on an iPad allegedly on Vodacom in South Africa according to the Apple site, but not an iPhone. How does that work? https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212287#EMEA So begs the question. Does Vodacom NOT want people to get iPhones? I had to move my phone...
  13. S

    Vodacom Vodamail Being Discontinued

    Anyone have some info on this? I received an sms from Vodacom checking if I still use my email with a link to "learn more" The link says you will need to pay R29 for "so called premium vodamail" or your mailbox will be deleted... Discontinued Vodacom Email 1. What is Vodacom Email? a...
  14. Hanno Labuschagne

    Vodacom spends R100 million on 84 base stations in the middle of nowhere

    Vodacom spends R100 million on 84 mobile towers in remote areas Vodacom has completed the R100-million rollout of 84 new cellular base stations across remote locations in KwaZulu-Natal which previously had no connectivity. The new mobile towers were built in nine district municipalities and 14...
  15. Hanno Labuschagne

    Vodacom now offers the Nokia 2720 Flip with 28-day battery life

    Vodacom now offers the Nokia 2720 Flip with 28-day battery life Vodacom has announced it now offers the Nokia 2720 Flip - a 4G-enabled flip phone with a conventional feature phone keyboard and support for smartphone apps. The Nokia 2720 Flip - which was originally launched in September 2019 -...
  16. S

    Vdoacom call problem older phones

    The craziest thing keeps happening to my grandfather and today I went to see and try for myself. He using an old Alcatel Seniors phone from a few years back on vodacom network. When you call him, the phone rings and when he awsners, I can hear him speaking, but he can't hear me speaking back...
  17. Hanno Labuschagne

    Vodacom posts operating profit of R27.6 billion during lockdown

    Vodacom posts operating profit of R27.6 billion during lockdown South Africa's largest mobile operator, Vodacom, has announced its latest annual results, showing an exceptional performance over the last year. Revenue increased by 8.3% to R98.3 billion, supported by service revenue growth of...
  18. B

    Supersonic / Vodacom Fibre sucks

    Having so many issues with Supersonic / Vodacom Fibre in Meyerton. I pay for a 40mbps down and 40mbps upload. Durning the day the speed is perfect getting what I pay for 40/40 with 11 ping but from 6pm until about 11pm everyday now it drops to between 1-4mbps and 280 ping, which is not...
  19. Nivea

    iPhone not working on Vodacom netowork.

    Howzit guys, I bought an iPhone ( it’s originally from America ) from a guy I know and for some reason it won't work on Vodacoms network , in the settings it states the phone is not locked to any network but also says the phone is not allowed on Vodacoms network. The guy said it works on Cell C...
  20. 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...
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