Buy a smartphone and get value back in data

Terms and Conditions

The customer will be sent a message every 30 days to satisfy a recharge criteria, if the customer meets the recharge criteria within that 30 days he\she will qualify for the data allocation or else the allocation for that period is forfeited. At the first month of joining the promotion customers must ensure to opt into the buy and get via USSD string

When customers forfeit a month due to non-compliance of either opt in/recharge criteria this does not extend the 12 months of the campaign.

  1. The Vodacom Buy and Get value and get smartphone retail campaign (the “Promotion”) will run from 08h00 on 01 August 2020 until 17h00 on 31 March 2021 (both days inclusive) (the “Promotion Period”).
  2. New and existing Vodacom prepaid customers (excluding Community Service and SIGI customers) can participate in the Promotion, excluding Post-paid and Hybrid/Top-Up customers (both new and existing)   (the “Qualifying Vodacom Customers”).
  3. Qualifying Vodacom customers purchasing a new and qualifying Vodacom issued device (the “Qualifying Device”), as per the below table in para 4(g), during the Promotion Period from a participating Vodacom Franchise or National Chain store (the “Participating Stores”) will be eligible to qualify for monthly data allocation, provided a Qualifying Vodacom Customer recharges – for 3G devices, with R12,00 every 30 days, for a period of 12 months;

– For 4G devices, with R29, 00 every 30 days, for a period of 12 months to redeem the free data provision.

The data allocation is determined by the Qualifying Device, as per the below table in para 4(g).

  1. An additional allocation of1GB  YouTube data for the 1st three months of purchasing qualifying 4G smartphone devices only valid for 7 days.
  2. Qualifying Vodacom customers will be eligible to qualify for the following benefit when participating in the Promotion:
  3. A  data bundle is valid for  7 (seven) days (the “Data Bundle”) from up to 72 (seventy two) hours from the date of activation (there are recharge criteria);
  4. The Data Bundle has a 12 month recurring cycle, i.e. customers will receive their data allocation once every month (to use the data for seven (7) days) and they will receive monthly allocations for twelve (12) months provided that a Qualifying Vodacom Customer recharges with R12,00 every 30 days;
  5. The Data Bundle has a 12 month recurring cycle, i.e. customers will receive their data allocation once every month (to use the data for seven (7) days) and they will receive monthly allocations for twelve (12) months.
  6. The Data Bundle size is dependent on the Qualifying Device;
  7. Qualifying Vodacom customers need to opt into the Campaign on a monthly basis via USSD string *123*333# to retrieve the bundle;
  8. Customer journey:
  • Step 1- Customer purchases participating device and inserts Vodacom sim card
  • Step 2- Welcome SMS which notifies customers they are part of the promotion and should opt in to promotion with USSD details to claim incentive
  • Step 3 Customer recharges with monthly criteria to qualify for the incentive
  • Step 4 SMS sent to customer with USSD details to claim incentive
  • Step 5 Customer dials USSD string *135*333# to opt in to the promotion
  • Step 6 Incentive is allocated to customer

Below are the Qualifying Devices, validity periods, and data bundle sizes applicable to each particular Qualifying Device:

DEVICE Data allocation Device technology
Vodacom Vibe 3G 2.8″  NL 150MB 3G
Vodacom Vibe 4G Network Locked 150MB 4G
Vodacom Smart Kicka 4 Gold (M) 150MB 3G
Kicka 2 White 150MB 3G
Vodacom Smart  Kicka 4 VE 16GB(NL) 200MB 3G
Vodacom Kicka 4 Network Locked 200MB 3G
Vodacom Kicka 4 Plus Network Locked 250MB 3G
Mobicel Glo Network Locked 250MB 3G
Tecno Pop 2 Mini Midnight Black NL 250MB 3G
Vodacom Aspire 5 LTE NL+ PowerBank 500MB 4G
Hisense U605 400MB 3G
Vodacom Kicka 5 500MB 3G
Vodacom Smart E8 (Nl)F&D 500MB 4G
Mobicel Beam 5″ Network Locked 500MB 3G
Alcatel 1  Network Locked 500MB 4G
POP 2 AIR 5″ Gold Bronze 500MB 3G
Tecno POP 2 Air Gold Bronze NL 500MB 3G
Tecno Pop 2 X Air Aurora Blue 5″ LTE NL 500MB 4G
Mobicel Geo Network Locked (5.45″/LTE) 600MB 4G
Mobicel Ruby 5.45 Network Locked 600MB 3G
Kicka 6 LTE Black 650MB 4G
Hisense U962 650MB 3G
Alcatel 1T 7 3G  (NL) 650MB 3G
Tecno Pop 2 X  Aurora Blue 5.5″ LTE NL 650MB 4G
Hisense U963 650MB 4G
Vodacom Smart 4G 700MB 4G
Hisense Infinity E6 700MB 4G
Alcatel 1T 7 3G 700MB 3G
Hisense 1B 700MB 4G
Tecno Pop 2 x Plus 700MB 4G
Hisense U40 700MB 4G
Hisense E8 Blue 900MB 3G
Hisense E8 Titanium 900MB 4G
Nokia C2 900MB 4G
Huawei Y3 2018 900MB 4G
Alcatel 1V 5.5″ 4G Network Locked 900MB 4G
Samsung Galaxy A2 Core 1GB 4G
Nokia 1 Plus Blue 1GB 4G
HISENSE INFINITY E9 1GB 4G
Hisense Infinity E30 Lite 1GB 4G
Hisense Infinity E30SE 1GB 4G
Huawei Y5 Lite 1GB 4G
TECNO SPARK 4 Air 1GB 4G
Hisense E9 Black + B U605 1GB 3G
Nokia 2.2 1.2GB 4G
Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 1.2GB 4G
Huawei T3 7″ TAB 1.2GB 3G
Nokia 5.1 16GB Black 1.5GB 4G
Vivo Y91C Black 1.5GB 4G
Samsung Galaxy J4 Core 1.5GB 4G
Hisense Infinity E30 1.5GB 4G
Huawei Y5 2019 1.5GB 4G
HUAWEI Y7 2018 1.5GB 4G
Honor 8s Black 1.5GB 4G
Alcatel 3T 8″ 4G Tablet 1.5GB 4G
Tecno Spark 4 Misty Grey 1.5GB 4G
  1. The Data Bundle offer will only be activated if the qualifying Vodacom customer exclusively uses the new or existing Vodacom Prepaid MSISDN (phone number) on the Qualifying Device purchased at a Participating Store.
  2. The Data Bundle is valid for use within (seven) days from date of activation of the sim card in corresponding IMEI, which may take up to 72 (seventy two) hours.  Data allocation for months 2 (two) to (12 (twelve) will be provided to customers in a 30 day cycle, and all such Data Bundles are also valid for use within (seven) days from date of activation of the respective bundle.
  3. Data may not be transferred, furthermore data may not roll over into the next month.
  4. Data allocated does not apply to data roaming.

Data allocated will not carry a separate out of bundle rate and the standard out-of-bundle rate specific to the customer’s prepaid price plan will apply for any out-of-bundle usage. Customers will receive an SMS notification once their data bundle is allocated

  1. The Promotion is only valid in Participating Stores during the Promotional Period.
  2. The duration of the Promotion may be extended or curtailed at the discretion of Vodacom.
  3. In the event of a dispute in regard to any aspect of the Promotion and/or the Terms and Conditions thereof, Vodacom’s decision will be final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
  4. Neither Vodacom or any other person or party associated with the Promotion, their associated companies, agents, contractors and sponsors and any of its personnel involved in the competition, shall be liable whatsoever for any loss or damage incurred or suffered (including but not limited to direct or indirect or consequential loss), death or personal injury suffered or sustained arising from participation in the Promotion.
  5. If Vodacom is required by law to alter or cancel any aspect of the Promotion or to terminate it as a result of changes in legislation, or for any reason whatsoever, it will have the right to terminate the Promotion being offered, with immediate effect and without notice. In such event all participants hereby waive any rights which they may have against the Vodacom and its associated companies, agents, contractors and/or sponsors.
  6. All information relating to the Promotion which is published on any marketing material will form part of these Terms and Conditions. In the event of any conflict between such marketing material and these Terms and Conditions, these Terms and Conditions shall prevail.
  7. These terms and conditions must be read in conjunction with the standard Vodacom standard T&Cs.