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> I've just been to S. Africa and over there "Vodacom" (which is
> probably Vodafone but in fact a UK Voda SIM says it is roaming when
> connected to it) offer PAYG data for R2 (about 14p) per megabyte.
> This is many times cheaper than the cheapest UK PAYG deals I know of.
> It is so cheap there isn't any point (for most people) in getting
> ADSL, and is so cheap that VOIP over 3G is viable so no need for a
> land line either.
> The bad news is that roaming isn't supported for data, and works only
> in half a dozen countries for voice. Also it cannot be topped up other
> than through a purchase of a card in SA, so even if one could get
> cheap data roaming abroad (e.g. in the UK) one could not top it up.
> Contract data is down to 1.5p per megabyte, increasing to £1/MB when
> roaming which is still way cheaper than any other roaming data deal
> I've seen.
Wouldn't want to live there though.