South Africa’s Vodacom Group has unveiled substantial roaming discounts for Vodacom South Africa subscribers using their mobile phones in the four African countries where it operates, namely: the Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Mozambique and Tanzania. In addition, cut-price tariffs are also available in Kenya and Ghana, where Vodacom’s UK-based parent company Vodafone Group has subsidiaries in the shape of Safaricom (Kenya) and Vodafone Ghana. Data rates have been slashed by more than 70%, from ZAR17.50 (USD2.25) per MB to just ZAR5 per MB. In addition, roaming customers will also enjoy free incoming calls when they travel in these countries. Local voice call are now priced at ZAR2.90, with calls to South Africa or other international destinations priced at ZAR5.00. Incoming SMS are free of charge, with local and international messages priced at ZAR1.50 per SMS.