Cell C hikes up prices - See how you will be affected

CAE TOWN - Cell C has announced that it will be increasing the price of its products, which have taken effect since the 1st of July.

The changes affect several contract tariff plans and TopUp plans, including Pinnacle, Connector, StraightUp, Epic, SmartChat, ChatMore and more. 

Additionally, the company said that their newly introduced data-centric Pinnacle postpaid and top-up plans launched on 1 June are not affected by the price adjustments.

Cell C skipped the February price hike in 2018, but adjusted its prices when Treasury increased the VAT rate from 14% to 15% in April.

Here are the new prices that you need to be aware of:

Package Current Subscription New Subscription % Increase
Connector 1 R 503.38 R 529.00 5.1%
Connector 2 R 604.26 R 635.00 5.1%
Connector 3 R 806.01 R 845.00 4.8%
Connector 4 R 1,007.77 R 1,059.00 5.1%
Connector 5 R 1,512.15 R 1,599.00 5.7%
Out of Bundle Rates Current rate New rate % Increase
Voice Calls (rate/minute) R 0.51 R 0.55 7.8%
Data (rate/MB) R 0.16 R 0.20 25.0%
SMS (rate/SMS) R 0.16 R 0.20 25.0%
Package Current Subscription New Subscription % Increase
EPIC 100 R69.61 R75.00 7.7%
EPIC 150 R99.87 R105.00 5.1%
EPIC 200 R130.14

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