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I diss the Rain downloads in Africa, says disgruntled internet ...


I diss the Rain downloads in Africa, says disgruntled internet customer

Watchdog rules that internet provider Rain can’t substantiate its claim of providing ‘unlimited data 24/7’

Cape Town bureau chief

The operator of SA’s first 5G network has been instructed to stop saying it offers high download speeds or that its unlimited data is continuously available.

Rain, which expanded to Cape Town on Saturday after launching its 5G network in Gauteng in September, was taken to task by the advertising watchdog after a customer complained that his data connection repeatedly failed.

Suvasin Moodley said an online Rain ad was also misleading because it promoted a choice of internet speeds, when in his experience the variability was so great it was impossible even to conduct a speed test...

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