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Vodacom has increased their data prices

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File image: Vodacom. IOL.

Published Mar 16, 2018

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CAPE TOWN - Vodacom will increase their data and voice bundle service prices from 1 April 2018 due to VAT increases. 

The company has started to send notifications to customers via SMS.

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The SMS says the following;  

"Dear Valued Customer. Due to the VAT change & a price increase your call rate changes to R1.53/min and 52c/SMS on 1 Apr 2018. Data remains at 99c/MB. Please visit http://voda.com/prices2018 for more information. Yours sincerely, Team Vodacom"

While the SMS states that data will remain at 99c per MB, this is for their out of data bundle rates, however, their data bundle prices will see an increase in price.

Increases will average 1%, and the new pricing will be published by 20 March.

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Here are the new prices for their Voice Bundles:

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Voice Bundles

Peak

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Off-peak

Current price (VAT incl.)

New price (VAT incl.)

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Current price (VAT incl.)

New price (VAT incl.)

Power Bonus price plan

Voice Rates

R1.50

R1.53

R1.50

R1.53

SMS Rates

R0.50

R0.52

R0.50

R0.52

NXT LVL Prepaid Price Plan

Voice Rates

R1.50

R1.53

R1.50

R1.53

SMS Rates

R0.50

R0.52

R0.50

R0.52

Daily Free Calls

Voice Rates

R1.20

R1.23

R1.20

R1.23

SMS Rates

R0.80

R0.82

R0.35

R0.37

Siyakha Price Plan

Voice Rates

R1.50

R1.53

R1.50

R1.53

SMS Rates

R0.50

R0.52

R0.50

R0.52

Vodacom 4 Less Prepaid

Voice Rates

R2.60

R2.64

R2.60

R2.64

SMS Rates

R0.80

R0.82

R0.35

R0.37

Vodacom Anytime Per Second

Voice Rates

R1.20

R1.23

R1.20

R1.23

SMS Rates

R0.50

R0.52

R0.50

R0.52

Power 4U

Voice Rates

R1.79

R1.82

R1.29

R1.32

SMS Rates

R0.50

R0.52

R0.50

R0.52

Additionally, Here are their new data bundle prices: 

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Bundles

Current price (VAT incl.)

New price (VAT incl.)

100MB - 1 Day

R14.00

R15.00

500MB- 7 Days

R59.00

R60.00

1GB- 7 Days

R79.00

R80.00

2GB - 7 Days

R99.00

R120.00

1GB - 14 Days

R99.00

R100.00

500MB - 30 Days

R99.00

R100.00

5GB - 30 Days

R399.00

R405.00

10GB - 30 Days

R599.00

R605.00

20GB - 30 Days

R999.00

R1010.00

500MB G Connect Wi-Fi Bundles

R39.00

R50.00

2GB G Connect Wi-Fi Bundles

R99.00

R141.00

PH Weekly

R49.00

R50.00

My5 60mins

R6.00

R6.10

My5 60mins + 10MB

R8.00

R8.10

Chat for 30 (ANAT)

R10.00

R10.10

Chat Now 10 (ANAT)

R3.00

R3.10

Chat Now 60 (ANAT)

R9.00

R9.10

Chat Combo 60 mins (ANAT) + 60MB

R17.00

R17.20

Other mobile carriers such as Cell C and Telkom have yet to release their new prices.

However, Cell C has sent out an SMS to customers warning them about the VAT increase.

The SMS said the following:

"Dear Valued Client, as announced, The VAT rate will increase to 15% on 1 April 2018. Our products and services are subject to VAT and will therefore be adjusted. More information will be communicated in due course. Thank you. Cell C ". 

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