ACCESS 3G HSDPA
Whether you're working from home, traveling, or at your favorite coffee shop, the advantages of 3G have been undeniable, and to many people it has become an indispensable tool in communication without borders. Now Vodacom introduces 3G HSDPA - giving you access to the ever-changing global arena of communications - the fastest mobile Internet!
3G HSDPA gives you instant access to seamless wide area coverage and the fastest mobile Internet and company network access available in South Africa!
WHAT IS 3G HSDPA?
3G HSDPA is a 3G enhancement that delivers superior speed. Its performance is comparable to today's wireless LAN services, but with the added benefit of mobility and ubiquitous coverage.
Vodacom's 3G HSDPA Service, is for work, home and online entertainment Experience the benefit of high speed data connectivity with mobility through Vodacom's 3G HSDPA network. With your Vodafone 3G Broadband Mobile Connect Card, you can browse the internet, access your company network and access email as well as download online entertainment applications such as music and games at superior data speeds. In addition, you can send and receive SMS messages and chat online using existing instant messaging services such as MSN.
Mobility:Take the internet and your company network with you - use it when and where you need it with super fast broadband speed.
Speed: The 3G HSDPA technology was built to deliver throughput speeds of up to 1.8 Mbps for downloads, but expect to experience speeds between 400 Kbps and 800 Kbps with peaks of approximately 1.2 Mbps – offering you instant Internet access.
Wide Area Coverage: Vodacom has 3G HSDPA coverage throughout its 3G network providing the widest 3G HSDPA coverage in SA!
International coverage - International roaming on 3G HSDPA is possible through Vodacom's partnership with Vodafone, providing high speed data access in all Vodafone partner networks that offer HSDPA.
Vodacom's 3G HSDPA service is being rolled out in major metropolitan areas throughout South Africa. A 3G HSDPA coverage map is available here.
Simplicity: It is easy to set-up - No ISP, no waiting, no searching for a connection point, just plug and play!
Responsiveness: The latency of interactive applications such as chat and online gaming is reduced with HSDPA, making these applications respond faster.