You need to finish reading the latest FunDza short story but your data is about to run out… Oh no!! What to do? You simply HAVE to find out how the story will end!

Well… you don’t need to worry if you’re a MTN or Cell C customer – you can read FunDza for FREE – all thanks to!

Yes, we mean it – there are absolutely NO data costs when you read through! So that means you can read as often and for as long as you like without using up any of your precious data! Now there’s no more need to miss out on those weekly stories, blogs, articles or Fanz poems.

Here’s a step-by-step guide to your fundzalicious reading pleasure…

1. If you’re on an Android device, you can install the FreeBasics app. Find it here

2. If you don’t have an Android phone – or you don’t want to install the app – then you can find FreeBasics through your browser. Type in into the URL field.

3. Turn mobile data ON in your phone’s settings – FreeBasics is free, so it won’t deduct from your airtime balance.

4. Open the app/site and accept the Terms and Conditions. This will bring up a list of possible sites/apps to connect with.

5. If you are on Cell C, scroll down the list and select ‘A cellphone library!’.

6. If you are on MTN, you need to search for FunDza. So follow these instructions:
– Click on ‘Add More Free Services’
– In the search bar type ‘FunDza’
– Click on the option ‘A cellphone library!’
– Click on the ‘Add’ button

7. Enjoy the reading experience – all for FREE!

Try it out and let us know if you struggle to access on FreeBasics. You can email us for help on or call us on 021 709 0688.

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