Vodacom to implement mobile data rollover and transfers in South Africa

Vodacom will abide by ICASA’s new regulations, which require operators to allow subscribers to roll over unused data or transfer it to another user on the same network.

Additionally, the new regulations will not allow operators to charge out-of-bundle tariffs without first obtaining consent from subscribers.

Mobile networks in South Africa will be required to send bundle depletion notices to customers at 50%, 80%, and 100% depletion, and require an opt-in from subscribers.

These regulatory changes will take effect on 8 June 2018.

To see how Vodacom will deal with the requirements, MyBroadband spoke to Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub about their plan to implement these changes.

Data rollover and transfer

Joosub told MyBroadband that Vodacom is hard at work to implement the changes required by the deadline of 8 June.

“We are working hard to be technically ready to meet the deadline as best possible,” he said.

According to the regulations,

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