Internet 3G

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What do I do with the 3G?

  • The 3G technology allows you to make video calls in real time, from mobile phone to mobile phone and a significant increase in the speed of access to Internet (downloads, uploads and browsing);

Do those who already have a Vodacom SIM card need to change or the previous one already has this technology?

  • To make use of the 3G, you just need to have a compatible phone and configure it to the network settings. It is not necessary to change the SIM card.

How much do I pay to have the 3G technology and enjoy all the advantages of 3G?

  • The implementation of the 3G does not entail any increased costs. The video call has the same cost as a regular voice call and Internet access also remains with the same tariff per MB.

This technology is available to which customers?

  • Pre-paid and Post-Paid.

How do I find out if my phone is compatible or not?

  • The features of the phones are in the box and/or in the instruction manual of the phone. The reference can be made as 3G, UMTS, HSDPA or WCDMA.

I am in an area with 3G coverage but I cannot use it. What should I do?

  • You must first make sure that your equipment is compatible with the 3G technology and configure the network mode for 3G/UMTS and Dual mode.

What happens when you leave the 3G coverage area?

  • Having the equipment configured to Dual Mode as suggested above, if you leave the area with 3G coverage the phone automatically changes the type of network.

How to access the 3G Internet?

  • Internet can be accessed in three ways: using your phone to navigate; using your phone as a Modem connected to the computer or using a Modem or data card with a SIM card.

What are the advantages of 3G?

  • In addition to be able to make video calls in real time (with a compatible phone), Internet surfing speeds are much faster than GPRS/EDGE, and is now reaching up to 7.2 MB.

What are the advantages of having 3G Internet on my phone?

  • The mobile Internet access enables you to access online resources such as Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Facebook, Hi-5, Google and much more!