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By 13 April 2010 | Categories: news

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After their recent announcement of free internet browsing, Vodacom announced today that as of 1 May its contract customers are going to get up to three hours of free call time over weekends or weekday evenings, but only to phone other Vodacom clients .

Most customers that are on contract packages (see exceptions below) will receive a More Minutes bundle every month to use during weekends (Saturday 00:00 to Sunday 23:59) or weekday nights (between 20:00 and 06:59). The amount of allocated free minutes, which ranges from 20 free minutes to 180 free minutes per month, will depend on the contract package that the customer subscribes to. The More Minutes bundle will be made available as weekend minutes by default, but users can change their weekend minutes to weekday evening minutes, by calling 111, free from a Vodacom cellphone.
 
All of Vodacom’s contract clients, except for customers on "Weekend Everyday", "Weekend Everyday S", "Weekend 500" and "iPhone Weekend S" contract packages will receive a More Minutes bundle.
 
“We are giving our customers more value without increasing their monthly subscription charges,” explained Shameel Joosub, managing director of Vodacom South Africa. “... a customer who subscribes to a Talk 240 Contract package can choose to receive 60 free minutes to use over weekends or 30 free minutes to use during weekday evenings, to call other Vodacom customers - at no additional cost to them,” Joosub continues.

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