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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

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