10 reasons why Rain can crush Vodacom and MTN on data prices

Rain launched its first mobile data packages in June 2018, which offer subscribers mobile data at 5c per MB – or R50 per GB.

More great value comes with its R250-per-month unlimited data add-on, where users receive unlimited mobile data usage for 19 hours a day.

As a launch promotion, users who buy a Rain Mobile SIM-only or device bundle also receive unlimited data usage for between 15 to 90 days.

Vodacom and MTN are unlikely to rival Rain’s value proposition, especially when it comes to uncapped mobile data.

This raises the question: How can Rain, as a new mobile operator, offer better value for money than established players?

The answer is that it has 10 advantages over Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, and Telkom – as listed below.


1. Rain has no legacy 2G or 3G networks.

Rain only has a 4G network, which means it does not have to

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