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WiFi Calling – What You Need To Know
02 Oct 15
WiFi Calling

You may have recently heard that Cell C have launched WiFi calling in South Africa. In fact the entire Cell C customer base were switched over to WiFi calling on the 1st October 2015

The reason for the offering, says Cell C CEO Jose Dos Santos is that "With thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots nationally and millions more internationally, this service will really provide customers with an affordable mobile service anywhere in the world.”

How does it work? Wi-Fi Calling turns any Wi-Fi hotspot including your work or home modem into a cell phone base station. This base station provides cell phones with extended coverage.

This means that Cell C customers can now make calls and send SMSs over any open Wi-Fi network.

Do I need to download software? No. customers do not have to download an application. In order to use WiFi calling all you will need to do is enable the service via your phone settings.

What will I need? A supported Wi-Fi enabled handset (Cell C list these below). A Cell C USIM Connection to a Wi-Fi network/hotspot.

Main benefits include: International travelers at a Wi-Fi enabled hotel get to make calls at their local Cell C tariff plan rates.

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