ARE MTN'S NEW MADE FOR ME PACKAGES RIGHT FOR YOU?

October 04, 2017

Tariffic looks into the details behind MTN's new Made for Me packages

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TARIFFIC TRACKER - Q3 2017: “THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS A 'FREE PHONE'"

August 08, 2017

The latest Tariffic Tracker focuses on how much you are actually paying for your cellular handset

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TARIFFIC TRACKER - Q2 2017: “THE BEST SAMSUNG GALAXY S8 DEALS AVAILABLE”

May 09, 2017

The latest Tariffic Tracker focuses on the best Samsung Galaxy S8 deals available in the market.

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HOW TO REMOVE CONTENT CHARGES FROM YOUR CELLPHONE CONTRACT

May 08, 2017

Content Charges could be costing you a fortune every month, without you knowing it. We explore what these are and how to get rid of them.

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VODACOM’S NEW RED & SMART PACKAGES – RADICAL ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION OR JUNK STATUS?

April 05, 2017

Tariffic's view on Vodacom's new Red & Smart contract packages.

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TELKOM, A BASTION OF INNOVATION?

February 28, 2017

Telkom continues to shake up the mobile market with the launch of their new FreeMe Family packages

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HOW DESPERATE ARE THE SOUTH AFRICAN MOBILE OPERATORS?

February 06, 2017

In the past few months, many South African mobile operators have been offering some incredible deals. But just how desperate are the mobile operators that they need to do whatever they can to attract new customers?

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TARIFFIC TRACKER - Q1 2017

January 23, 2017

As part of Tariffic’s quarterly ‘’Tariffic Tracker’’, in which Tariffic reports on changes in the South African cellular market, the company investigates how much you can save by upgrading your contract.

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THE BEST IPHONE 7 DEALS IN SOUTH AFRICA

October 17, 2016

Are you looking to get your hands on the brand new iPhone 7, which was just released in South Africa on Friday?

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MTN REACHES FOR THE SKY WITH A RANGE OF NEW PACKAGES

October 07, 2016

MTN has just unveiled two new sets of packages to the market – a new range of MTN Sky packages as well as new My MTNChoice + Talk packages.

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THE TARIFFIC PERFECT PACKAGE TRACKER - Q3 2016: #DATAMUSTFALL EDITION

September 30, 2016

As part of Tariffic’s quarterly ‘’Tariffic’s Perfect Package Tracker’’, in which Tariffic reports on changes in the South African cellular market, the company investigates how South Africa data prices compare with the rest of the world.

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CELL C TO PAY YOU FOR TAKING OUT NEW CONTRACTS

September 28, 2016

Cell C have just released a range of new Pinnacle packages. And it’s not a question of how much these will cost you, it’s all about how much you’ll get back…

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE IPHONE 7

September 08, 2016

Apple has just released the latest version of the iPhone in two models - The iPhone 7, and the bigger iPhone 7 Plus. So what can you expect from these new devices?

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VODACOM’S NEW VODACOM-BRANDED SMARTPHONES

August 25, 2016

Tariffic takes a look at the 4 new Vodacom-branded smartphones, as well as the accompanying contract deals, to help you decide if any of these are right for you.

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FNB CONNECTS WITH CLIENTS LOOKING FOR UNLIMITED VOICE CALLING

August 24, 2016

FNB Connect have introduced a new cellphone package to FNB customers, but how does this compare with other unlimited packages available?

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+1 FOR VODACOM AS THEY RELEASE NEW PLUS PACKAGES

August 12, 2016

Vodacom have quietly introduced a range of new Plus packages, but how do these compete with other offerings in the market?

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HOW DO TELKOM’S NEW FREE-ME PACKAGES STACK UP TO THE COMPETITION?

July 29, 2016

Are you interested to see if you’d save on Telkom’s brand new, much talked about, FreeMe packages?

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THE END OF CELL C’S R20,000 CONTRACT BUY-OUT OFFER

July 26, 2016

What ever happened to Cell C's R20,000 buyout offer that we heard so much about?

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HOW TO AVOID BILL SHOCK WHILE USING YOUR CELLPHONE OVERSEAS?

July 26, 2016

Find out how to avoid that dreaded bill shock after an overseas trip.

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TELKOM’S NEW FREE-ME PACKAGES – WILL IT REALLY FREE YOU?

July 22, 2016

On 25 July, Telkom will make its new packages, called FreeMe, available to the market. They’re innovative and they’re making waves. But are these packages right for you?

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5 TIPS TO CUT YOUR CELLPHONE COSTS TODAY

July 18, 2016

Use Tariffic's NEW infographic to help cut your cellphone spend.

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HOW DOES YOUR CELLULAR SERVICE PROVIDER CALCULATE YOUR CANCELLATION FEE?

July 08, 2016

Find out how to calculate exactly how much you'll pay to cancel your cellphone contract early.

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IS YOUR CELLPHONE CONTRACT EXPIRING? TRY TARIFFIC!

July 01, 2016

Is your contract about to expire? Now's the time to try Tariffic to find the perfect cellphone contract for you. And it's free!

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THE TARIFFIC PERFECT PACKAGE TRACKER - Q2 2016: CONTRACT CANCELLATION FEE EDITION

June 30, 2016

As part of Tariffic’s quarterly ‘’Tariffic’s Perfect Package Tracker’’, in which we report on changes in the South African cellular market, we investigated the various cancellation/termination charges that users will be expected to pay if they want to cancel their contract before it expires.

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EASY STEPS TO REDUCE YOUR COMPANY’S CELLPHONE BILLS

June 21, 2016

Tariffic launches a free ebook to empower companies to save on their cellphone bills

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BATTLE OF THE HANDSETS: THE BEST OF 2016 (SO FAR)

June 20, 2016

Tariffic reviews the best 5 flagship handsets on the market so you can choose which one would best suit you

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WHAT EXACTLY IS WIFI CALLING?

June 09, 2016

Cell C has recently started rolling out its new WiFi calling offering, and they’re making quite a fuss about it. But what does this really mean?

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STOP EMPLOYEES FROM TAKING ADVANTAGE

June 01, 2016

It’s time to take control of your corporate cell phone bill and put an end to the free ride that employees are getting.

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TARIFFIC WINS FROST & SULLIVAN 2016 NEW PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARD

April 21, 2016

Tariffic has just been awarded Frost & Sullivan’s 2016 New Product Innovation Award in the Value-Added services industry in South Africa!

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST CONTRACTS FOR YOUR EMPLOYEES

April 20, 2016

Choosing the best contract to suit your employees’ needs… and your pocket!

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WHEN IS IT WORTH TERMINATING MY CELLPHONE CONTRACT?

April 20, 2016

You’ve discovered your perfect contract! But you’re still stuck in another. Should you stick it out, or take the hit of the migration or cancellation fee?

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TARIFFIC'S USERS EITHER LOVE OR HATE VODACOM

April 20, 2016

Most people don’t care what cellular network they are on – they just want the cheapest price. But if they do prefer a network, they love and hate Vodacom the most!

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THE GREAT PRE-PAID VS POST-PAID DEBATE: WHAT IS BEST FOR YOU?

April 14, 2016

We look at the pro's and con's of both pre-paid and post-paid to help you find the best solution for you.

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HIPPO.CO.ZA AND TARIFFIC PARTNER IN SOUTH AFRICA’S FIRST CELLPHONE OPTIMISATION SERVICE

April 13, 2016

Tariffic and Hippo.co.za have formed a partnership to offer an cellphone packages comparisons on Hippo.co.za

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AUTOPAGE HAS CLOSED. WHERE DOES THAT LEAVE YOU?

April 11, 2016

You’ve always used Autopage for your corporate contracts… And now it’s closed! What does this mean for your business? And where to from here?

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TARIFFIC IN THE NEWS

April 11, 2016

Tariffic is making headlines. We’re a hot-topic and we’ve featured on ENCA, 702, Sunday Times, Financial Mail, SAFM, Moneyweb, and much more. If you’ve missed out on any, take a look here

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THE TARIFFIC PERFECT PACKAGE TRACKER - Q1 2016: THE HANDSET EDITION

March 23, 2016

In this quarter, Tariffic’s Perfect Package Tracker has focused on the best deals for people looking for a contract that comes with a specific phone in mind

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HOW TO FIND YOUR PERFECT CELLPHONE CONTRACT

March 16, 2016

Be honest… Can you really say you know exactly how to choose the perfect cellphone contract for yourself?

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IS THAT “FREE” PHONE REALLY FREE?

March 15, 2016

Ever wondered if the flashy ‘free’ phone you got with your new cell phone contract is really free?

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SOUTH AFRICANS BEING TEMPTED TO TAKE A 36 MONTH CONTRACT, JUST TO MAKE THEIR NEW PHONE MORE AFFORDABLE

March 09, 2016

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HAS THE CRY FOR OTT REGULATION BEEN REJECTED? CAN WE CONTINUE TO USE DATA AT OUR OWN LEISURE?

February 04, 2016

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WILL YOU BE PAYING THE PRICE FOR SERVICE PROVIDERS’ INSISTENCE ON OTT REGULATION?

January 29, 2016

Tariffic helps you understand the OTT (Over The Top) debate that's causing a storm in the South African cellular industry.

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THE TARIFFIC PERFECT PACKAGE TRACKER - Q4 2015

December 14, 2015

With Christmas and New Years only a few days away, South Africans are beginning to hit the beach and go on holiday. Are you however concerned that you will arrive back from your overseas holiday to a massive Cell Phone Bill Shock?

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THE TARIFFIC PERFECT PACKAGE TRACKER - Q3 2015

September 18, 2015

New Virtual Operators shake up the cellular industry! This quarter we take a look at how the new mobile virtual network operators are challenging the Cell C, Vodacom, MTN & Vodacom and offering some serious value for money to the market.

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OH WHEN PREPAID WAS SIMPLE

July 28, 2015

We unpack the prepaid offerings from all the networks and they are not always as simple or cheap as you might think.

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MAKE WAY BIG MOBILE – THE VIRTUAL MOBILE NETWORKS ARE COMING!

June 24, 2015

Last week FNB launched their much anticipated new cellular offering, titled FNB Connect, to FNB customers. This is the second Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) to arrive onto the South African scene in 2015 after the launch of me&you mobile just a few weeks ago. So with two new MVNOs throwing their hats into the ring, how will they affect the mobile landscape in South Africa and what exactly will this mean for consumers?

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THE TARIFFIC PERFECT PACKAGE TRACKER - Q2 2015

June 19, 2015

In the second Tracker we've published this year, we look at how the recent price increases and package changes affect four unique cell phone users that we optimise every quarter.

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FNB CONNECT - YOUR BANK IS NOW YOUR CELLULAR SERVICE PROVIDER

June 04, 2015

After months of speculation, FNB has finally unveiled their soon-to-be-released mobile offering, called FNB Connect.

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CELL C'S NEW CONTRACT BUYOUT OFFER - IS IT FOR YOU?

May 28, 2015

We have a look at the fine-print when it comes to Cell C's new contract buyout offer to help you figure out if it's right for you.

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ALTECH AUTOPAGE PLANNING ON SELLING THEIR SUBSCRIBER BASES. WHAT NOW?

May 12, 2015

More Turmoil in the cellular industry: after months of speculation, Altron have finally announced that they are negotiating the sale of Altech Autopage’s mobile subscribers. This post discusses what we may be able to expect should Altron proceed with the sale of Autopage’s subscriber base.

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IT’S NICE TO MEET ME&YOU MOBILE – THE NEW PLAYER IN THE LOCAL CELLULAR MARKET

April 30, 2015

Watch out everyone – there’s a new player throwing their hat into the ring that is South Africa’s cellular industry.

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MOBILE PRICE HIKES JUST THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG: HOW YOU’VE BEEN OVER-PAYING FOR YEARS

April 21, 2015

As South Africa’s National Consumer Commission steps in to investigate the unpopular recent mobile contract rate hikes by certain operators, it is time for mobile phone contract holders to take a long, hard look at how they have been over-paying for years and how this can be changed.

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LOOK TO THOSE CELL PHONE CONTRACTS IF YOU WANT TO SAVE YOUR BUSINESS SOME BUCKS

March 05, 2015

When it comes to cutting unnecessary costs in your business it can really pay to have a look at those costly cell phone contracts and how they're managed.

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THE TARIFFIC PERFECT PACKAGE TRACKER – Q1 2015

February 24, 2015

A look at four cell phone users and the most cost effective combinations of cell phone contracts and bundles according to their lifestyles. We'll be keeping tabs on the market by publishing this tracker quarterly.

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ARE YOU PREPARED FOR PREPAID?

February 05, 2015

There's a newfound sense of competition in the prepaid space these days with increasingly low rates and I’m sure you’ve asked the question, “Is it worthwhile to move from contract to prepaid?” We get asked this question a lot, and so we thought we’d tally up all the pro’s and con’s of each solution to help you decide what’s best for you.

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DEMYSTIFYING DATA – THE TRUTH ABOUT OUT-OF-BUNDLE DATA RATES

April 30, 2014

Data has become a major expense on most peoples' cell phone bills, yet how many of us really understand how much data our phones use and how we're billed for it?

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