South Africa’s fastest network just got faster.

  • Get Internet speed that’s up to three times faster than 3G 
  • Enjoy reliable and uninterrupted connectivity especially for advanced tasks such as video chats, conference calling and high-end multimedia apps

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What is LTE?

  •  LTE is a wireless broadband technology designed to support mobile Internet access via cellphones, modems and tablets
  •  It’s up to three times faster than our already fast 3G network
  •  LTE can reach up to 60Mbps in ideal conditions. On average, LTE customers will experience around 15Mbps

Who can get LTE?

You can get LTE if you’re a Vodacom Contract, Top Up or Prepaid customer with:

  • An LTE-capable device or modem that operates on the 1800MHz frequency band
  • A 64k or a 128k SIM card in the device (as the primary SIM card)
  • The FREE LTE service active on the SIM card in your device

Why should I get LTE?

Highly reliable, uninterrupted connectivity

Enjoy all that the Internet has to offer - image-heavy web pages, fancy web pages, music, and video -at a much higher speed than a conventional dial-up modem. 

Smoother connection with less lagging

Get stutter-free video, breezy gaming plus almost instant music and picture downloads.

Great online experience 

Enjoy the entire online experience with high speed and reduced latency. 

How much does LTE cost?

  • LTE is FREE – no activation or usage fee
  • Data usage will be charged at your applicable contract rates whether you’re using 3G or LTE

How do I get and use LTE?

You must enable LTE on your device and activate it on your account.

To enable LTE on your device:

  1. Set the APN of the phone to (you may need to reboot your phone)
  2. Set the network mode on the device to automatic
  3. Your phone will automatically switch to the LTE network when you are within an LTE coverage area
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To activate LTE on your account:

  • Call 082 155, FREE from a Vodacom cellphone for assistance with the set up
  • Visit any Vodacom Shop for assistance 

Report LTE network faults:

To help us fix connectivity problems quickly, please tell us exactly where you experienced poor coverage or had no reception.