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Zero Rated Data to Students, Staff and Applicants to Specific Wits Sites

Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom Subscribers

All registered students, staff and applicants who make use of Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom networks, that access specific URLs will be zero rated.

This initiative means that subscribers will not be charged when they visit these specific Wits sites. 

IMPORTANT NOTICES

Students should have some data on their phones in order to reach the zero-rated site. They will then not be charged for data used while in the site.

Wits Library site:  Kindly note that Students and Staff are able to browse databases, e-books, journal articles and other Library resources on the Library site, without incurring data charges on the mobile networks as detailed below, however, data charges apply when Students and Staff want to download e-books, journal articles, presentations, videos etc. that is not linked to the Wits domain (not a Wits site).

Wits-e / SAKAI Kindly note that Students and Staff are able to browse the Wits-e / Sakai site without incurring data charges on the mobile networks as detailed below, however, data charges apply when Students and Staff want to download documents, articles, video presentations etc. that is not linked to the Wits domain (not a Wits site).

Key Websites

Students
DescriptionLinksCellCMTNTelkomVodacom

LMS - course material

https://wits-e.wits.ac.za

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Wits Teaching and Learning Media

https://view.wits.ac.za

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Maths - LMS

http://courses.ms.wits.ac.za/moodle/

No

Yes

Yes

No

School of Therapeutic Sciences - LMS

http://stselearning.health.wits.ac.za

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Microsoft Teams

https://teams.microsoft.com

No

No

No

No

Microsoft Streaming

https://web.microsoftstream.com

No

No

No

No

Big Blue button

https://bbb.wits.ac.za

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Online studies

https://witsstudyonline.instructure.com

No

No

No

No

PearsonMyLabs

http://www.wits.mylabsplus.com/

No

No

No

No

Library

http://www.wits.ac.za/library/

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Staff
LinksTelkomVodacomMTNCellC

https://www.wits.ac.za

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

https://www.wits.ac.za/access/

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

http://connect.wits.ac.za/

No

No

Yes

No

http://www.wits.ac.za/library/

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

List of Sites by Service Provider

Zero Rated Websites - Cell C
Zero Rated Websites - MTN
Zero Rated Websites - Telkom
Zero Rated Websites - Vodacom

Data Saving Tips

If you have any queries or concerns, please contact ICT Service Delivery at ithelp@wits.ac.za or 011 7171717 or log a ticket at https://witshelp-ism.saasiteu.com/ and the ticket will be routed accordingly.

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