Cell C subscribers can now buy WiFi data on AlwaysOn’s network by charging it to their prepaid airtime or mobile phone subscription. So there is no need to hassle with banking details or credit card when signing into an AlwaysOn hotspot, just login with your SIM charge it back to your Cell C bill.

The bundles AlwaysOn is offering over WiFi are 150MB for R10, 300MB for R18 and 1GB for R50. If you need more, there’s a 5GB package for R250.

It gets better: until 1st December, AlwaysOn is running a promotion for Cell C subscribers for up to 44% discount on bundles under 2GB.

To order AlwaysOn data using Cell C, you need to use the USSD menu on your phone.

  • Dial *147#
  • Select option 4 (Bundles)
  • Select option 6 (WiFi Bundles)
  • Choose a WiFi bundle
  • Confirm the purchase

Just make sure that you use up all of your data, as it does expire after 30 days.

[Image – CC by 2.0/Simon A]
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