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Understanding the new data regulations

Here's what you need to know:

At Vodacom, we understand how important it is for you to be able to know how your data is managed and how it is used.

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) have recently updated regulations on how companies like Vodacom assist their customers with notifications and improve data management.

As a result Vodacom will be implementing the following changes.

Important note: Only users with the appropriate privileges can make use of the services listed below.

  • Data Limit Lock for Top Up

    Data Limit Lock for Top Up

    Once you have consumed all available data bundles on your Top Up and Contract lines, you will be blocked from using data at out-of-bundle rates. In order to restore data connectivity you will need to opt, out from data limit locking purchase a bundle or increase your out-of-bundle data limit.

    Launch date: TBC

  • Voice and SMS Limit Lock

    You will have the ability to block out-of-bundle charges on voice and SMS services.

    Launch date: TBC


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