So far, it seeems the #DataMustFall call for the price of mobile data on major South African network fell on deaf ears as Cell C has revealed its annual price increases, which include the upping of data bundles.

As of 1st February 2017, prepaid and contract customer can expect to pay more for their internet, SMSes and voice services.

Below are tables detailing the price increases.


The cheapest Cell C data bundle will now cost you R10.


Free WhatsApp on the TRACEMobile package will no longer be available. Users will have to use their data or buy WhatsApp bundles.

Contract Voice

Applicable connection fees, subscription fees, usage charges, SIM card fees, goods fees and any other charge relating to the provision of Cell C’s services will also be increase next month.