Vodacom announces free internet access for university students

13 October 2017


The cost to communicate in South Africa has been a hot topic in recent times, given the impact of the economic slowdown on the South African consumer and global trends on the cost of data.

In response to this, Vodacom’s pricing transformation strategy, anchored by personalised packages aimed at giving customers greater value, has over the past four years produced a reduction in the price of data and voice by more than 60% and 57%, respectively.

Vodacom acknowledges more needs to be done to enable South Africans to enjoy the social benefits of connectivity and the associated costs. It remains committed to addressing data cost transformation and building on its Siyakha platform that offers zero-rated portals for school pupils and job seekers. Read the full article on Times Live here.