Some South African consumers are resorting to alternative means of accessing data to avoid paying Cellphone companies exorbitant charges. They accuse mobile phone giants of taking them for a ride, by offering cheap data that expires after a day. The Competition Commission's Data service market inquiry has revealed that cellphone companies charge low-income consumers excessive prices for prepaid data. And say the companies can't justify differences in pricing between prepaid and contract offerings.
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