Vodacom is committed to reducing out of bundle rates

CAPE TOWN - Following the new regulations introduced by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) in April, Vodacom has said that it is committed to implementing the new regulations and reducing out of bundle rates.  

This comes after public uproar against the steep prices of data in South Africa took to the forefront last year. This was followed by a #DataMustFall campaign on Twitter which gained momentum. 

The steep prices of data were also analysed by Icasa in March. According to a report that was published by Icasa which compared the cost of data in all the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) nations, SA's data prices is the third most expensive. 

The findings was published in a report which analysed the tariff plans offered by local operators. Icasa focused on data bundles of 500MB, 1GB and 2GB. 

After Icasa's recent change in regulations, mobile operators have since been placed under pressure to revise their data prices. How this is going to be achieved remains a topic of great interest as South Africans also wonder how exactly they will benefit from this new rollout. 

Although no pricing changes have been released as yet, according to a

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