Data provided by iNet BFA
Loading...
See More

Cutoffs for consumers who failed to Rica

Jul 01 2011 13:22 Sapa

Company Data

VODACOM GROUP LIMITED [JSE:VOD]

Last traded 127.69
Change 1.59
% Change 0.01
Cumulative volume 626489
Market cap 189.00bn

Last Updated: 24/07/2014 at 01:44. Prices are delayed by 15 minutes. Source: McGregor BFA

MTN GROUP LIMITED [JSE:MTN]

Last traded 222.71
Change 0.31
% Change 0.00
Cumulative volume 2395375
Market cap 411.99bn

Last Updated: 24/07/2014 at 01:43. Prices are delayed by 15 minutes. Source: McGregor BFA

Related Articles

Vodacom denies outage Rica-related

For some, Rica comes at a cost

MTN, Vodacom on track for Rica deadline

MTN spends millions on Rica campaign

Vodacom tweets network problems

 
Johannesburg - Just under a million Vodacom Group [JSE:VOD] customers were disconnected on Friday after failing to meet the Rica deadline, the service provider said.

"Some of those people would have come in this morning (Friday) to register," said spokesperson Richard Boorman.

He said there were no penalties for late registration and therefore no need to panic. South Africans were given until midnight on Thursday to Rica their sim and data cards to avoid being disconnected.

"If you take your relevant documentation to a Rica station or Vodacom approved outlet, you can get back on the network."

The provider said it had over 170 000 Rica agents across the country available to assist cut-off customers.

However, reactivation may take up to 24 hours.

Contract customers who have not Rica'd and have had their sims locked would still be liable for their contractual payments.

8ta had Rica'd all of its customers by Wednesday, while MTN Group [JSE:MTN] and Cell C are still busy collating figures.

MTN spokesperson Bridget Bhengu said they were pleased with the progress so far.

"By Friday morning, MTN was still collating and reconciling the number of customers who have been cut off, but initial indications are that the numbers are not significant."

She said customers who Rica'd after the deadline would experience some delays.
mtn  |  vodacom  |  rica
NEXT ON FIN24X

 
 
 

Read Fin24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
15 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Company Snapshot

We're talking about:

Small Business

A cash flow crunch often occurs in small businesses trying to balance cash coming in with cash going out. Watch this video to help you improve.
 
 

Investing in shares is a marathon

When investment guru Warren Buffet was 11, he bought his first shares and today he reckons that he started too late.

 
 

Start saving...

Time the key for retirement saving
Dummy's guide to saving
Save money with affordable account
All about endowments

Money Clinic

Money Clinic
Do you have a question about your finances? We'll get an expert opinion.
Click here...
Loading...