Cheaper Uncapped ADSL

Cheaper Uncapped ADSL


MWEB has slashed its 1Mbps uncapped ADSL pricing by R100 to R199 per month, making faster, uncapped Internet more affordable than ever before. MWEB will offer a free upgrade to all data only uncapped 384Kbps customers.

This is in-line with MWEB’s aim to make 1Mbps Uncapped ADSL the new entry level uncapped product inSouth Africa. The current pricing point equates to a saving of over 33%.

Fast and affordable

384Kbps customers, who upgrade their ADSL lines to cater for 1Mbps speeds, will see their connection speed more than double on their new 1Mbps uncapped packages, while paying R20 less per month for their data.

Derek Hershaw, CEO of MWEB ISP, says MWEB has made the call to use the 30% cut in Telkom’s IP Connect (IPC) pricing in two ways. The ISP will use part of the savings to continue enhancing its Tier 1 network, thereby benefitting all MWEB ADSL customers. The balance is being used to make 1Mbps Uncapped ADSL the “best internet deal in South Africa” by dropping the price on that product to just R199 per month.

“Since pioneering the launch of uncapped ADSL inSouth Africatwo years ago, MWEB has continuously punted an uncapped connection as being key to experiencing the best the Internet has to offer. With increased demand for rich media content, faster speeds have become vital to really enjoying the Internet. We would like to see 1Mbps uncapped packages become the new entry level product for local Internet users.

“To champion this change, MWEB has dropped the price of 1Mbps uncapped ADSL by R100. In the interests of growing fixed-line broadband in SA we look forward to a formal announcement from Telkom to say they’re upgrading all 384Kbps lines to 1Mbps at no extra cost to the end-user,” says Hershaw.

MWEB’s price changes are as follows:

Consumer Products (Shaped)

Data Only Price (excludes all line rentals)

Uncapped 1024 Kbps ADSL

R199p/m (was R299p/m)

Business Products (Unshaped)

Data Only Price (excludes all line rentals)

Uncapped 1024 Kbps ADSL

R799p/m (was R986p/m)

The new pricing ill be available immediately to all new customers, while existing MWEB subscribers will be automatically upgraded from 1 June 2012.

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