Free Vodacom SMSes for the hearing impaired

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
Peak Off Peak
20 40 R10.00 25c 80c 35c
50 100 R25.00 25c 80c 35c
100 200 R33.00 17c 80c 35c
200 400 R45.00 11c 35c 35c
300 600 R67.50 11c 35c 35c
500 1000 R112.50 11c 35c 35c
1000 2000 R225.00 11c 35c 35c
1500 3000 R337.50 11c 35c 35c
2000 4000 R450.00 11c 35c 35c

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:

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