Vodacom has announced a new permanent price offer for hearing impaired customers who will now receive double the SMSes on every bundle they buy.
This offer is available immediately to Vodacom contract, top up and pre-paid customers.
According to Vodacom, cellular subscribers with hearing impairments use SMS as their preferred channel of communication and Vodacom has decided to offer these customers a free SMS bundle along with every one they buy.
Vodacom’s SMS bundle pricing is as follows:
|Standard SMS bundle for Vodacom customers||New SMS bundle for Vodacom hearing impaired customers||Total Cost per Bundle||In Bundle SMS||Out Bundle SMS|
Subscribers with hearing impairments who register and are approved will qualify for this service, Vodacom said.
To qualify for the free bundle, hearing impaired customers should download and complete an application form from one the following websites:
- National Institute for the Deaf, or
- Customers can also send an SMS to 12580 and include their fax number or e-mail address where the application form can be forwarded to.