According to My Broadband, Virgin Mobile has recently launched data contract packages for mobile that put it in competition with MTN and Vodacom. However, despite its efforts the network provider was was unable to compete with Cell C’s data contract offering which remains the most affordable at present.
Details of the packages are as follows:
The 2.5GB 24 month contract data packages include a starter pack and a Huawei USB dongle:
- 2.5GB of data, starter pack and Huawei E1820 dongle for R149 per month on a Top Up 149 package
- 2.5GB of data, starter pack and Huawei E1820 dongle for R150 per month on a Data Classic 150 package
The SIM-only 500MB and 3GB 24 month data contract packages:
- 500MB of data on a Data Classic 49 package for R49 per month
- 3GB of data on a Top Up 149 package for R149 per month
- 3GB of data on a Data Classic 150 package for R150 per month
The above prices are valid from 8 November 2012 to 30 January 2013.