Massive Vodacom data outage in South Africa

Vodacom subscribers around South Africa have reported that they were unable to use data services on the network.

There were complaints from around Gauteng, including Johannesburg and Pretoria, as well as Secunda, Durban, and Cape Town.

Based on the reports, the issues started at 07:00. By around 08:00, subscribers started reporting that their devices were connected to the Internet again.

Down Detector showed a spike in reported problems on Vodacom’s network just before 08:00.

Vodacom said the “intermittent connectivity” that customers in parts of Gauteng, Limpopo, and Mpumalanga experienced this morning has been resolved.

“We apologise for the inconvenience that this may have caused,” said Vodacom spokesperson Byron Kennedy.

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