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  • No new sim cards will be required for Cell C’s customers.

    Cell C signs new roaming agreement with MTN

    May 29, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Cell C signs new roaming agreement with MTN

    Cell C announced on Tuesday, 29 May 2018 that it has entered into a roaming agreement with MTN in order to complement Cell C’s own network. Implementation of the agreement will begin in June and the bulk of the services will be transferred within two...

  • Cell C slashes international roaming rates to 58 countries

    September 12, 2017 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Cell C slashes international roaming rates to 58 countries

    South African telecommunications company, Cell C, announced on Tuesday 12 September 2017 that the company will be reducing international roaming rates to 58 countries covering 99 networks. The company said that the changes are aimed at making the pricing...

  • Tigo, data, internet

    Tigo Rwanda to offer 4G roaming to tourists

    May 10, 2017 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Tigo Rwanda to offer 4G roaming to tourists

    Tigo Rwanda has announced the launch of their 4G roaming service, which will allow visitors to Rwanda to stay connected via 4G LTE while roaming on the network. The new service, the first of its kind in Rwanda, will provide visitors from abroad with a better...

  • MTN issues one-time-pin scam warning to customers

    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...

  • Review: Who says international roaming has to be expensive?

    March 3, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments 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...

  • 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 • FeaturesComments 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...