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End of November to signal a sharp petrol price increase

By Danielle van Wyk

As previously predicted the Automobile Association (AA) have forecasted a sharp jump in fuel prices at the end of November. This is according to the Automobile Association, which says that motorists cannot expect much relief from a weakening domestic picture.

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Spam-blocking app to open offices in SA

By Isabelle Coetzee

Truecaller, the popular cellphone app that allows users to block unwanted calls, has announced it will launch its regional headquarters in South Africa. The app currently hosts over 250 million users worldwide, and it enables them to identify, flag, and block spam calls, as well as provide caller ID on calls they actually want to receive. 

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New iPhones offer little innovation

By Isabelle Coetzee

Apple announced three new iPhones earlier this month, but according to ICT analyst Arthur Goldstuck, their new line does not offer anything new.  

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Cell C reduces costs on data products

By Angelique Ruzicka

Cell C will be introducing a range of new data products and promotions aimed at customers that use large amounts of data. The cell phone network provider said it was able to do this on the back increased data speeds available on its LTE network.

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“Airtime disappearance” to come to an end

By Isabelle Coetzee

It recently emerged that MTN consumers who were concerned about their data and airtime disappearing were right to worry. 

“Airtime disappearance” to come to an end
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Could we see data costs decrease?

By Jessica Anne Wood

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has announced that it will conduct “an inquiry to determine the priority markets in the electronic communications sector.”

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5 Ways in which the Nokia 3310 could save you money

By Angelique Ruzicka

The Nokia 3310 is back and there are claims that it’s going to be better than ever. The iconic, indestructible phone has been redesigned 17 years later and has captured hearts and minds.

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Investment guide: Vodacom

By Jessica Anne Wood

Despite good financial results, the question remains whether or not Vodacom Group is a good investment. This guide looks at what you need to know before taking the plunge and investing in Vodacom.

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Vodacom data prices decrease

By Jessica Anne Wood

Mobile network provider Vodacom announced positive results for the third quarter of 2016, highlighting that voice and data prices fell by 17.6% and 15.4% respectively over the past year.

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Cell C contract prices to change from 1 February

By Jessica Anne Wood

“We have notified affected customers via SMS about certain price changes that will take effect on 1 February 2017,” stated Cell C in response to an email.

Cell C contract prices to change from 1 February
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Contract payment break with MTN

By Jessica Anne Wood

If you are struggling with your debt repayments you may be able to apply for a payment ‘holiday’ from certain service providers or companies, which could help you back on your feet. Local cell phone network provider MTN, for instance, is offering selected post-paid customers the opportunity to take a two month payment holiday from their subscription fee when taking out a contract in the months of January and February.

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