Vodacom cellphone insurance south africa

 

I sometimes need to lookup cellphone provider coverage and seem to have to search the local cellphone companies sites to find where they hide their coverage maps. So here they are …

Click the “Search a  location” box and type in your address, street and town should be enough. You can turn filters on and off to see more clearly what they offer in your area.

Type in your address and click “Search”, if it doesn’t find anything, make sure you have not entered the street number or it will not work.

Vodacom cellphone insurance south africa

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I sometimes need to lookup cellphone provider coverage and seem to have to search the local cellphone companies sites to find where they hide their coverage maps. So here they are …

Click the “Search a  location” box and type in your address, street and town should be enough. You can turn filters on and off to see more clearly what they offer in your area.

Type in your address and click “Search”, if it doesn’t find anything, make sure you have not entered the street number or it will not work.

When Cape Town-based photographer Eric Miller found a series of charges on his Autopage account early last year, he immediately queried them. “Autopage said the charges were made by a mobile media and marketing outfit called Opera Interactive, so I contacted them,” he says. “They claimed I’d clicked ‘yes’ to an SMS service – which I know with absolute certainty I didn’t, as I’m particular about avoiding those things.”

What followed Eric calls “a lengthy chase and exchange” with Opera Interactive, and it was only after he threatened to report them to the  Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association  (WASPA) that he was finally refunded the R1 000+ in unauthorised charges. “I was never able to get from Autopage why they allowed the charges to go through, nor an explanation or apology from Opera Interactive,” he says.

If this sounds familiar, don’t feel alone. With 29 million adult cellphone users in South Africa (according to research organisation Nielsen’s  Mobile Insights Study , vast new vistas have opened up for cyber-criminals, who rip off phone users with anything from the bizarre ‘ pay up or die ’ threat to the distressingly common  SIM swap scam .