The race to bring affordable broadband to South Africa users is still on, and iBurst has now come up with an entry-level package of just R49.00 per month. 

TThe Play Special 40Mb package offers speeds up to 17 times faster than dial-up, as well as unrestricted VoIP and Data Carry Over.
“iBurst now possibly offers the most affordable entry level broadband package in South Africa,” says Thami Mtshali, CEO of iBurst.
Valid until 31 August 2007, subscribers have the option of including a laptop modem or USB modem for a total subscription fee of R69 per month or a desktop modem for a total subscription fee of R89 per month.
“Play Special is about getting people onto the first rung of the broadband ladder,” says Mtshali.
The package includes a free mailbox with five aliases and a 10Mb limit and a free fax2email service. Anti-virus and anti-spam protection is also available at no charge.
iBurst’s data top-up product, Bandwidth Booster, can be purchased by Play Special subscribers should they reach their monthly data allocation of 40Mb. They will be able to buy 500Mb of out-of-bundle data for R189 and 1 000Mb of out-of-bundle data for R249.
Play Special subscribers selecting the R49.00 per month no modem option will be subscribed to a month-to-month contract, subscribers selecting the R69.00 per month laptop or USB modem option will be subscribed to a 24-month contact and subscribers selecting the R89.00 per month desktop modem option will also be subscribed to a 24-month contract.