Telecommunications Complaints

I experience problems with my Samsung S3 where I could not get signal, didn’t receive calls when I’m in a certain area. I took my phone in to Irene Village Mall in Pretoria for repairs and got it back in two weeks’ time whereby the consultant informed me that they only did a software update and could not find anything wrong with it. I then went back after about two weeks as the same problem accord. I advised the consultant that I’m not happy and they need to replace my phone as I...

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After contacting Cell C direct on Tues 2 July, and speaking to sales consultant Teboho Rasephei, he initially had no knowledge of the contract I was wanting to take out despite it being offered on Cell C website and requested I send through a 'screen shot' of the deal to prove its existence, I duly did so He requested I send through 3 months banking statements as well as a copy of my ID, as it was nearly 5pm he said someone would call me back the next day-nobody did. I immediately sent...

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my account was in arrears and i paid all outstanding amouont andi was told that my sim card will be reactivated within 5-6 working days and today is the 8th day and still my sim card is not activated and when i call the custer care line "apparently all lines are busy. what so of ffucken shit service is this. MTN is so quick in handing over to legal and so fucken slow in honering their part when what makes them happy have been received "money". i want my sim card to be activated today. i dont...

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I am sick of Cell C... I gave my phone in for repairs on 18 th April and when I got it back after 3 weeks it was in a worst state that it was when I gave it in to be fixed... i place many many complaints on Hello Peter ... getclosure and the onbutsman... and the only response I got was a lot sms from cell C telling me that Blanche will contact me on so ans so date and she never did... after the complaint on onbutsman Blanche did contacct me with the excuse that she never got any emails or...

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I went to the mtn shop in the grove mall to get a contract for two devices. I've been there before and got my device immediately. Now there's a waiting period. To top it all there's no cellphone reception in equestria where I live. I'm only getting the devices to put my vodacom sim in them. I just need the devices so that I can swop the simcard and that's what I'm waiting for now. ****** service from MTN and I won't recommend them to anyone. 24 hours have now passed. The shop is ignoring...

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I called the Vodacom Call Center upgrade line (0821959) on Friday, 7th June 2013, at around 11h00 to apply for a mobile upgrade. The upgrade was approved and the call center agent promised that my new handset would be delivered on either Monday, 10th June or Tuesday 11th June, as my application was done on a Friday and their couriers don't do deliveries over weekends. My new handset was not delivered Monday, nor Tuesday as promised and naturally I called the courier company (RAM) to...

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Signed up for one month contract at Cell C Sandton on 28 Feb. Confirmed the contract would only be for ONE month. Followed up on cancellation of this contract on 12 March. Confirmed that contract had been cancelled and would only run for one month. Seems that the branch never faxed/mailed cancellation. Still being billed for a service I have not received since 28 March 2013!! Before leaving for a business trip, I called customer services on 26 April (rude consultant), was transferred to...

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My Girlfriend ported her Vodacom number to Cell C about 18 days ago, brilliant service we got. When there is problems no one can help out!!!! She has no signal for about 8 hours a day, people from customer 'care' line are rude and drop calls and offer no help what so ever, no one can assist her, she has got all the names of who she spoke to. She has sent emails, called 5 times a day and no one can help her out. The people who she talks to give her reference numbers which DON'T exist...

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Goeie dag, Hiermee wil ek n klag lê agv uiterste SWAK diens!!!! Dit is nie die eerste keer wat ek SWAK diens van MTN MEYERTON af ontvang nie. Dit is vir my regtig n skaamte dat so n groot besigheid se diens so pateties is. Die tyd toe ek my kontrak by MTN uitgeneem het was hulle woorde “dat die foon en aktivering binne 2 dae gedoen sou wees” ek het omtrent n week gewag nadat ek hulle gaan sien het, het hulle agter gekom dat al my dokumentasie verlore geraak het, ek het alles oor...

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I did have my phone Sony Xperia T for a month and then it did not want to Charging I sent It in for Warranty on the 8 April 2013 I was waiting for feedback for a month for any feedback from Centurion MTN shop with no feedback. And then I call HVRC then their told me I can replace my Sony xperia T phone. Centurion MTN shop told me Sony xperia T is Maybe discontinue will let me now still waiting for 2 weeks and If I go for the Sony Xperia V I must pay in. So I go to all the Shops in Centurion...

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Vodacom customer care, faulty products, slow response, partial solutions. [email protected] this email adress does not let the ceo see how bad service is i think they hide the truth from him. 082 335 4071 currant no 0730718801

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I recently upgraded my phone to the blackberry Z10 and have been travelling aborad. Everytime I have returned to SA I have received the most shocking bills with Vodacom everytime telling me that I have to pay for international data usage after I have only logged on through WIFI. My phone is set up to prompt for this and I have never confirmed approval to roam via data. When I call Vodacom each time they tell me that I have to go into a customer service centre to have my phone checked. What...

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I took 2 top up contracts at their Tygervalley branch in Cape Town. I could not get the phones immediately because porting (from MTN) couldn't be done on weekends and had to return to the store on Monday to complete the contract and collect the phones.On Monday, wanting to collect the phones, I was told that I can only get the phones once I receive a confirmation sms that the port has been approved which could take anything from 1 hour to 24 hours and I should walk around in the center for a...

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Monday 22 April Registered & logged in on Virgin Websige & requested call back regarding applying for a contract. Was contacted on Wednesday morning. Upon verification of personal details, there was unfamiliar contact numbers and account information which was given to me by the Tele Agent. I informed him that this information was incorrect and that I had never had an account with the mentioned clothing retailer, nor had I ever resided in the Western Cape. The gentleman said that he would...

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2012 October I opened an account with vodacom and took a Nokia lumia 610. The subscription was R134 pm x24. I was given 100 megabyte of data per month. I had two sim cards, the contract sim and my prepaid sim. I would the data bundles that they give and if I over use it they would debit from my account immediately. In November 2012 I wanted to pay more than I was paying so that I can finish paying quick. I went there and they told me that am owing R2400. Nothing happened on my bank account...

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I’m an engineering student, currently studying at Stellenbosch, who moved to a new flat this year. I need internet access for my studies and so on the 9th of February, I made the mistake of taking out an 8ta Internet 10 Promo contract. I checked 8ta’s coverage map carefully before the signing of the contract, but on the 11th of Feb when I got to my flat I had absolutely no reception despite what the coverage map displayed. The very next day I phoned 8ta, hoping to resolve the problem...

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On more than one occasion I have been faced with impolite and uncooperative staff at the MTN shop in Summerstrand village. When I received an upgrade I ordered accessories and covers for my smart phone and went in once a week to collect them only to be told, in an unapologetic manner that they "had not yet arrived" - 8 months down the line I am still waiting. After about a month my phone had a chip in the body that caused no mechanical damage but would have been prevented had the sales staff...

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My office gets Locked if I'm not home as my business operation deals with clothing And I have had my samples stolen before. The day a Telkom technician stole a gold wedding band out my office was 2 weeks ago. I am 31 weeks pregnant and couldn't go downstairs with the technician and explained I had a suture in my cervix and supposed to be on bedrest. I had unlocked my office for the adsl installation and explained where the area was that I presumed was the connection. He had the office to...

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My Statement of 03/06/2012 = -R0.01.No further Statements,e.mail or coms.Now I am blacklisted,must pay a Lawyer extra and when I ask, get referred to next and next.... person . I owe them.How must I know? I phoned customer care asking for a statement and somebody to call me to explain. Nothing. You must pay!!They don't care as long as you pay. Phone the Lawyer, Same story. Please pay now.What? No statement? I will pay but feel sold out. No more Vodacom for me or family . Thank you for...

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RE: Final Demand from Autopage Cellular Head Office received on the 22nd April, 2013 To whom it may concern On the 22nd April, 2013, I received an email of final demand from Autopage Head Office requesting payment on my account. I find it quite entertaining that none of your hard working staff had contacted nor invoiced me prior to your email pertaining to your demand; knowingly payment has been made via debit order above and beyond the monthly subscription rate of R 471.00 dated the...

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After spending the whole day on the 18 April with no service, I use my ipad to check emails on the 19th. When I check my balance at 7:30, all my data, including the night surfer has zero balance. when I call them they say I used 900MB of data whithin 2 minutes in the morning and they cant explain the zero balance on night surfer. 8TA SUCKS.

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The Manager at the Newcastle Mall (Kwa-Zulu Natal), is very unprofessional and has no respect for clients. I am a loyal client off vodacom for the past 17 years and such manager told me to take my business elsewhere. I needed assistance with a sim swop and only had a drivers licence as identification. He refused to assit me and was rude and unprofessional

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FRAUDULENT CONTRACT! I have an 8ta contract and phone of around R417.50 p/month which my wife uses for her business (for the free landline number). During January a telephone marketer called her and she was polite enough to listen to him, but she also refused the contract he was marketing. The next bill we received in February stated that the contract has been changed to R1266.50 p/month with an addisional R1700 penalty for changing an existing contract!!! No communications or new phone, just...

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I have 2 cell contracts with Vodacom. My first BB curve 9360 I got in February 2012 gave me numerous problems. I sent it in for repairs on 02.11.2012 through Hificorp. 26 days later I got my phone back,was informed that it couldnt be repaired &was replaced. I fully charged the phone before using it. 9 days later I started having same problem again regarding the battery life.I requested a replacement battery -was told I should send the phone in again.I depend on my phone for work so that wasnt...

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My phone (Samsung Galaxy S2 – i9100) battery has been spontaneously draining from about 40-50% to zero. When I got the phone, I was told I need to use the Glen for any repairs/problems as it is the nearest service centre. When I first handed it in for repairs at the Glen, I was told to keep the battery & back cover of the phone. They did a software update to the Ice Cream Sandwich version but the problem persisted. Due to the Glen being too inconvenient to get to (its about 45minutes...

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I submitted an application for a vodacom contract at Incredible connection (Greenacres PE) on Sun.17.03.2013 for an IPad4 I was informed that the deal had been approved and that I could collect on Thurs. 21.03.2013 On Wednesday (20.03.2013) I was contacted by Sunita, who confirmed that I could come in on Thurs. to collect the device. Wed afternoon , at 16:45 she called me to advise that my details needed to be verified and that I would not be able to collect on Thursday. Fri...

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My contract at Autopage expired 3 years ago. I send a fax to Autopage to stop the contract. Untill today Autopage still subtract a monthly fee of R196.70. All calls to autopage are not attended to. All e-mails are ignored. They owe me money now. Please look into this problem. EH Rossouw

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I’m an existing account holder with Vodacom, where I have numerous contracts with Vodacom My main account number 0721899800 was due for an upgrade and I did so on 2nd January 2013. I wanted a good phone and was willing to pay in and even increase my current contract from R135 per month to R315 per month. I took a Sony Xperia go, who has some wonderful features, I had to pay in to get the phone, which I did. A few days after I had the phone, I contacted Vodacom in Tygervalley and...

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MTN does not supply NANO SIMCARDS for prepaid customers with iPhone5. They advertise LTE but can't deliver the service. What is the diff to give a Nano Sim for Contract or Pre Paid?? WAKE UP MTN!! Do you want us to go to Vodacom rather???

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I am very angry with the service received from vodacom, a year ago I asked for an amount to settle my contracts I had as I wanted to pay them up a year earlier than they were due as I didn't want debt anymore, at the beginning of this year vodacom just debited an amount of my bank account without my permission, when I contacted them they said it was the amount left over after I paid up my account, the guaranteed me this wouldn't happen again, now I get an invoice e mailed to me for R912 to be...

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I have wrote complaints on their websites but no reply until I wrote a complain on hello peter on the 27th Feb 2013 and the reply was that I will be contacted but till today its the 13th Day but no reply, seriously now what must I do to get help at Nashua? No one cares? Its been 13 days and I have not received any contact from Nashua till today, and in all for the incident of the report at the branch it has been 23 days, how disguising is this? I have been a client from 2009 and this year I...

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I have the same complaint as many online. Vodacom have promised me an upgrade since January on my contract from top up 1000 to XXL package. THEY called me to offer me the upgrade, THEN they didn't do the upgrade. I was on month to month and was NOT tied into a contract. Now after 3 months of no upgrade CANNOT cancel the upgrade and continue with my month to month which with Vodacom's BAD service could cancel anytime. NOW I can't cancel either and I am the one bearing the enormous cost of...

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On the 31st january i took my phone in for repairs and now today (1st march) my phone came back the way it was and it was not repaired. My phone is still under warranty. The lady who created the cellular repairs job card told me now that the repair people at nashua didnt fix my phone because they didnt got a ansher from me when they tried to phone me. So how can the use that as an excuse? i took my phone in cause it had a problem and they didnt loan me a phone so how can they call me on my...

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18/1: After a week of phoning the Nashua Call Centre, and they don't return calls when they say they would, and holding almost every time for longer than 10 minutes, based on information they provided I might or might not get reports in an indeterminate time detailing information on billing which I dispute. Personnel I had to deal with: Peter Eillers, Sifiso Kgrapi, Roelandi Kruger, Charmaine, Elize. I have detailed dates and times of every encounter I had with them this week. The...

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Made a complaint 20/02/13 and no response yet. I changed my debit order details in September 2012 I have 2 contracts with them and they have only been debiting the 1. The other is 90 days in arrears and i informed them they are liable for the cost as iu made the change in september and the didnt. now they have cut both contracts i dont have any service and they feel i must pay for a mistake made by them. If they listen they can understand the logic but they cant take ownership of their mistakes.

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I am being overcharged by hundreds of rands monthly even though i can prove that I am not over using my data,but no one can help,not their call centre agents/the personell that sold me the contract.I am extremely frustrated and wish that they were as helpful as they were when selling me their product.I will never recommend them or use them ever again, so be warned!!!

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I took a Sony Xperia Go phone, with Mtn. Being attracted by the phone being water resistant. Enjoying my new phone on a rainy with all the ports closed. The next day it did not switch on again, then took back to the store on the 24 November 2012, after the assessment it was deemed water damaged, and was never replaced. But I was really confused that, Mtn and Sony displayed false and misleading information to me as a customer. The product*phone* did not satisfy its intend use and would...

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Telekom gate branch, is always understaffed, and there is usually one consultant that is only available,and the others are walking about aimlessly. Customers wait for long periods of time before they can be attended to.

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Ihave been a vodacom user for the last ± 10 years. I recently took out a contract at Vodacom, paying R320 p/m for a BlackBerry curve 9360. I took out the contract around February/March 2012 and since then I have only had problems with the network and service of Vodacom as a service provider. The first problem is that I specifically chose the 9360 as it has the 3G option, which is must faster than the EDGE option and from day 1 I had issues with my internet/network connection. The 3G...

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I upgraded my contract with cell c on 14 January 2013 and the cell phone was deliverd on 17 January 2013. That very same date i called their call center to request for a sim swap since the new cell phone came with a micro sim card. the call centre agent then escalated my request to the CELL C sim swap department and promised me that the department will call me as it at takes 24 to 48 hrs for the sim swap to be made. Then on 21 February 2013, i called them again and i also called on 22 and...

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Tzaneen area Limpopo Vodacom signal not too bad but they need to increase tower capacity to accomodate more callers. Every day we phone and calls simply get disconnected ! This has been going on for months on end.I wanted to do a network swop and Vodacom wanted R8924-00 to cancel Talk 500 package! What a help! Pay up and shut up attitude !

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For days now vodacoms black berry services have been down. Since I'm using my outher black berry wich is with mtn to lodge this complaint I asume the problem is with vodacom and not black berry. When one phones vodacom custemor care u are simply told the prob is ongoing sorry good buy. That helps me and my busines zip. I wil now be switching all my phones to anouther network. No use having a smart phone when u have a stupid network

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For the past two years, since returning to South Africa, I have been trying to change my phone number and account into my name (from that of my parents). I've visited Vodacom Branches 10+ times and I have had to phone multiple people: Accounts, Credit, Sales Consultants, Heads of Customer etc. I've presented the same Documentation 6+ times to different people to get the Account changed into my name (Bank Account, Proof of physical address, Affidavit from Father, Mother's ID, My ID, etc.)...

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I applied for a cellphone and laptop contract a month ago at MTN in Stellenbosch in the Eikestad Mall. These contracts was both approved immediately. Sadly till today I have not recieved the goods. After 2 weeks of doing the app I visited the branch to find out how far the application is since no one even bothered to notify me of the progress. I was told the laptop was not yet delivered. I visited the branch after 3 weeks twice, again I was told to just wait. No feedback give. After the...

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I purchased a cellphone contract phone on October 2011 for 24 month with a cellphone warranty of 24 months for any damage on the cellphone, I started having problems with the cellphone where on the BB 9800, the front top keypads (green answering button, Menu Button, Escape Button, Red disconnection Button) got detached from the cellphone, maybe it was my fault, none the less, i used the cellphone with no problems as I knew that the warranty will not cover that, now I have a problem where the...

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How can vodacom have specials on T.V big posters on windows and NO stock in the shops. I have been a vodacom customer for many years and had never had such bad unmannered service in my live. At both the vodacom shops the assistents are unprofesional and not friendly at all. A week ago I went there tofind out what I will needs to get a BlackBerry Curve the special on TV and in there windows and today on my return there is not one that they can sell met it is 2weeks before X-mas. Must I go to...

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I have a Vodacom account Burnard, Raaff & associates are handling my account as I could not pay my account due to some reasons they are handing me over for R 8 108.17, for airtime I have never received I refuse to pay this not I have a court summons, that is just nonsense how can they make you pay for something you never got will they even give me 8000 airtime that is just nonsense, the service is so rude you cannot talk to these people with the aptitude has if this has never happened to them...

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Been battling for nearly a year for MTN to fix my account, Bradley in February said that it is sorted and can expect my credit and since then he is not responding on any of my emails.

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I HAVE A BLACKBERRY CONTRACT WITH CELLC IN OCTOBER THEY DEDUCTED R37.00 FROM MY RECHARGE AMOUNT I PHONED THEM ON VARIOUS OCCASIONES AND EVERYTIME I PHONE THEY GIVE ME A REF: NOS THAT CARRIES NO WATER REALLY. THEY TELL ME THAT THEY GOING TO REFUND ME FOR WITH THE AMOUNT FOR MORE THAN A MONTH AGO. I RECHARGED R70.00 ON THE 21/11/2012 AND MADE A CALL I WAS DOUBLE CHARGED R24.44 AND 7MIN 45SEC WAS DEDUCTED. I PHONED THEM AND NO ONE WAS ABLE TO TELL ME WHAT HAPPENED TO NEITHER THE MINUTES NOR...

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this is the worst service i have ever had. my blackberry constantly freezes downloads... but when i put in my MTN simcard it works fine. i then go to vodacom and tell them the whole story... they say it is a software problem. i give it in for a software update... i get it back on the 1of nov then it still doesnt work so the same day we send it back to go to johannesburg... later i call in to check up... they then tell me that it was booked i. on the 14th of nov and that i had to wait 3...

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