Rain launches voice companies to problem MTN, Vodacom dominance

Rain launches voice companies to problem MTN, Vodacom dominance

South Africa’s data-only cell community operator Rain is increasing its product suite.It can now supply  voice companies on its community, signaling its entrance right into a market dominated by the de-facto duopoly of MTN and Vodacom.

“This has now positioned Rain to enter the market as a full cell community operator, thus changing into the fourth telco after Vodacom, MTN and Telkom, with a community that gives nationwide protection in voice, SMS and information,” Rain mentioned in a press release.

Working on 4G expertise, Rain’s providing will supply high-definition voice calls, information and SMS all through the nation.

 “After buying spectrum within the 2022 public sale, Rain is overlaying its current 4G community with a brand new layer that gives for extra complete attain,” the assertion continued.

With each a nationwide 4G cell community and a 5G community, Rain mentioned it’s now combining “dwelling and cellphone” into one plan, branded rainOne. “Now prospects can join all their units with one month-to-month invoice.”

“Clients with rainOne will be capable of seamlessly port their current quantity and use Rain Cellular as their main SIM, with nationwide 4G cell protection,” the corporate additional added.

“The convergence of a house and cell voice and information choices in a single reasonably priced plan is an innovation we’re assured will attraction to South Africans. We recognise that our prospects have members of the family, so with rainOne we’re catering not just for their must entry the web from dwelling, but in addition outdoors on their cell units,” mentioned Rain CEO Brandon Leigh within the assertion.

The community operator’s “rainOne” providing permits customers to bundle dwelling web ,voice and information companies in a single bundle

“Now prospects have an alternative choice for cell companies from a supplier that has already established a powerful popularity within the dwelling web market. The enlargement of Rain’s community, each by way of 5G protection and spectrum acquisition, signifies that we’re severe about being a serious participant within the cell market as nicely,” he added.

After failing of their bid to merge with Telkom, it seems that Rain have determined to penetrate the cell voice market by means of their very own efforts. With their success in 5G, Rain has the monitor document to indicate that they will deliver the combat to the incumbents.

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