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Mobile Phone Networks and Coverage in South Africa

Mobile phone networks and companies in South Africa

South Africa is widely covered by various cellphone / mobile phone networks and companies. The industry is currently dominated by two major mobile phone giants - Vodacom and MTN. All of the mobile phone companies in South Africa offers both prepaid, and postpaid (or "contract") cellular packages, with various customization options as determined by the service provider.

Mobile Phone Networks and Coverage Maps

One of the two largest mobile phone networks in South Africa
Another of the two largest mobile phone networks in South Africa, with a large African footprint under the umbrella of the MTN Group
Cell C opened doors in 2001 and aims to provide clients fair rates
Red Bull Mobile is powered by Cell C and is still relatively unknown in the market
Virgin Mobile flies under the flag of the successful Virgin brand, although Virgin Mobile is not as popular in South Africa
Spearheaded by Telkom attempts to offer clients less complex tariff plans

Biggest Cellphone in the World

Just for fun, here is some information on the Biggest Cellphone in the World!

Made as a collaboration between Samsung and Cricket, the massive Samsun Messenger SCH-r450 carries the title of "Biggest Cellphone in the World".

Measuring in at 4.57m (15 feet) wide, and 3.96m (13 feet) high, this giant phone is not only big, it also works. Certified by the Guinness World Records committee ast he largest cellphone in the world, the phone featurse a QWERTY keyboard, 1.3 megapixel camera, and a fully functional Mp3 player.

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