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    MTN SA reduces roaming rates for Saudi Arabia

    October 1, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN SA reduces roaming rates for Saudi Arabia

    MTN South Africa launched a roaming promotion for the benefit of members of the Muslim community who will be travelling for The Hajj annual pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. The roaming promotion commences with immediate effect and runs until 10 October...

  • The last thing that travelers need to worry about are roaming charges on their mobile phone (image: Roamer)

    Review: Who says international roaming has to be expensive?

    March 3, 2014 • ReviewsComments Off on Review: Who says international roaming has to be expensive?

    Travelling can be an expensive affair, and the last thing travelers want to worry about is the cost of international roaming. Well, this is where Roamer comes in: it’s a simple app that links a user’s local number to an international SIM card. All you...

  • Unlimited has a subscription of R99 per month per PocketWifi device (image: file)

    execMobile launches uncapped roaming data

    August 28, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on execMobile launches uncapped roaming data

    execMobile has launched Unlimited, a solution which gives business travellers an uncapped data solution when travelling overseas in 110 countries. Craig Lowe, execMobile founder, says Unlimited is a subscription product which gives business people uncapped...

  • Roaming costs a lot more than you think

    July 15, 2013 • OpinionComments Off on Roaming costs a lot more than you think

    Picture this scenario: an executive is about to leave on a business trip to the United States. Whilst he is away, his colleagues decide to e-mail him a large video file. He goes about his business for two weeks, downloading emails, checking in with the South...

  • ‘Know-how’ reduces the cost of roaming when abroad

    September 20, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on ‘Know-how’ reduces the cost of roaming when abroad

    With the end of year holiday season fast approaching, more and more South Africans travel abroad, while business tourists continue their voyage overseas for commercial purposes. Inevitably, the topic of roaming rates and potential bill shock when travelers...

  • Vodacom reduces African roaming costs

    April 4, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom reduces African roaming costs

    Vodacom customers can expect huge roaming savings when travelling to six African countries where Vodacom and Vodafone operate. These countries include the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique and Tanzania. Vodacom is leveraging its...

  • Sonatel strikes continent-wide roaming agreements

    January 18, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Sonatel strikes continent-wide roaming agreements

    Senegal’s telecommunications operator Sonatel has announced some 20 new roaming agreements with partners around the world. The announcement has investors and analysts believing Sonatel is making the right moves for a successful 2012. “Postpaid roaming has...

  • MTN SA drops uncapped broadband rates

    July 8, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on MTN SA drops uncapped broadband rates

    MTN SA has reduced its uncapped Internet rates with effect from 1 July 2011, in response to customer demand. These packages are not new, but the value has been substantially enhanced. MTN Broadband Uncapped Lite has been reduced from R749 to R299 and MTN...

  • Vodacom to extend roaming services to prepaid

    June 5, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (2)

    SOUTH Africa’s leading mobile cellular operator, Vodacom is set to extend its roaming services to prepaid and top up customers, an official has said. Responding to questions from our reporters on Thursday, a senior official in Vodacom’s Corporate...

  • Etisalat sees 200% growth in roaming traffic in 2010

    January 18, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Etisalat has witnessed at 200 percent growth in roaming traffic in 2010, the leading mobile operator in the Middle East and North Africa announced on Monday. This includes traffic from Etisalat’s United Arab Emirates customers, as well as its international...

  • Globacom extends prepaid roaming to UAE

    August 10, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Globacom extends prepaid roaming to UAE

    NIGERIA’S Globacom announced over the weekend that its prepaid roaming service is now available in United Arab Emirates (UAE). It said the extension of the service to UAE enables prepaid subscribers on the Glo network to enjoy the network’s rich...

  • Starcomms Delivers CDMA Roaming

    August 10, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Starcomms Delivers CDMA Roaming

    NIGERIA based Starcomms Plc has added yet another feather to its cap as it becomes the first Code Division Multiple Access operator in the world to provide its customers the opportunity of enjoying international roaming. The management of the telecoms company...

  • Algerian World Cup fans stay connected in South Africa

    June 14, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Algerian World Cup fans stay connected in South Africa

    Pan African telecom company, Gateway Communications has announced a partnership with Qatar Telecom (Qtel) that will ensure highest quality roaming and international voice for Algerian fans travelling to South Africa for the 2010 World Cup. The Qtel Group has...

  • Econet Wireless relaunches roaming package

    June 3, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Econet Wireless relaunches roaming package

    ZIMBABWE’S leading mobile operator, Econet has relaunched its premier prepaid package, Buddie international roaming, an official told our reporters today (Thursday). Apart from doing so in Zimbabwe, Econet is reported to have already sealed roaming...