Cell C’s WhatsApp promotion, which was due to end on 31 March 2015, gets extended again.

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The promotion launched on 19 October last year and was extended to 31 March 2015. Now, Cell C has confirmed that its WhatsApp promotion will be further extended to 30 June 2015 via a text message to its customers:

Due to popular demand, Cell C is extending the Free WhatsApp promotion until 30/06/2015.

The promotion provides WhatsApp without incurring data charges to Cell C contract customers as well as its MegaBonus prepaid customers. The promotion applies automatically to these customers.


Cell C’s WhatsApp promotion allows customers to send and receive messages, pictures, videos and voice messages for free. This gives customers the ability to use the popular messaging app anywhere at any time without incurring the usually data charges associated with the app.

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Co-founder of WhatsApp, Brian Acton, has previously stated that:

WhatsApp is pleased to partner with Cell C as it presents this unique offering to users in South Africa. With over 600 million active users around the world, we remain focused on helping people communicate and stay connected in a way that has become a part of everyday life.