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|  R10 /1.5$
|  R49
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|  R49 /7.4$
|  R80
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|  R80 /12$
|  R149
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|  R149 /22.5$
|  R169
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|  R169 /25.5$
|  R189
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|  R189 /28.5$
|  R289
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|  R289 /43.6$
|  R389
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|  R389 /59$
|  R50
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|  R50 / 7.6$
  
 
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!  Prepaid  
 
!  Prepaid  
 
Out-of-bundle rate (inc VAT) per MB
 
Out-of-bundle rate (inc VAT) per MB
|  R1
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|  R1 / 0.15$
|  R0.65
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|  R0.65 / 0.1$
 
|  R0.65
 
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Revision as of 15:10, 28 April 2011

Cellular Operators

MTN

APN settings

  • username: (blank)
  • password: (blank)
  • APN name: internet

Virgin

Virgin Mobile offers users mobile internet via EDGE at the cost of 60c per mb. 3G and HSDPA is currently not available as both Virgin Mobile and Cell C share the same bandwidth.

APN settings

  • username: (blank)
  • password: (blank)
  • APN name: vdata

Vodacom

Vodacom was also the first provider to deploy a 3G (third generation) or UMTS network in South Africa and is also offering HSPA+ 21.1 Mbit/s and HSUPA (2100 GHz). Vodacom is also offering 42 Mbit/s on a trial basis, and should be commercially available by Q1 2012. In terms of other technology Vodacom has its hand in Wi-Fi,WiMAX and LTE.

APN settings

  • username: (blank)
  • password: (blank)
  • APN name: iphone.vodacom.za

Prepaid plans

MTN

Data feature packs (available on contract and prepaid)

MTN Broadband 10MB 75MB 100MB 300MB 350MB 500MB 1GB 2GB 1-Day Unlimited (New)
Subscription (inc VAT) R10 /1.5$ R49 /7.4$ R80 /12$ R149 /22.5$ R169 /25.5$ R189 /28.5$ R289 /43.6$ R389 /59$ R50 / 7.6$
Prepaid

Out-of-bundle rate (inc VAT) per MB

R1 / 0.15$ R0.65 / 0.1$ R0.65 R0.50 R0.50 R0.38 R0.29 R0.19 R0.00

VoIP applications

GPS and other navigation applications

Restaurants, hotels and other recommendation applications

Social Networking applications

Special Travel applications

Wi Fi Networks

References

APN settings AT&T