Best WhatsApp data bundles in South Africa – Vodacom vs MTN

19 July 2019


There have been a number of changes to the price of WhatsApp data bundles in South Africa, with the cost of these bundles increasing significantly over the past few years.

The price of mobile data is not dropping very quickly in South Africa, and many poor South Africans who cannot afford large data bundles rely on more affordable WhatsApp data bundles.

These bundles include data that can only be used within the messaging application for text messages and voice calls.

WhatsApp is the preferred mobile communication app for many South Africans, and for this reason it is crucial to most smartphone users in the country that they are able to use the messaging service.

Companies including Vodacom, MTN, and Cell C have been forced to increase the prices of their WhatsApp bundles over the past few years, however, making it even tougher for poor smartphone users to maintain or grow their WhatsApp usage. Read the full article and see the table of results on MyBroadband here.