What you'll need

To get FREE access to MWEB-approved WiFi hotspots, you need to be an MWEB ADSL customer, with an installed Fon-enabled router. MWEB WiFi is available through two options:

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Fon Hotspots

As an MWEB ADSL customer with a Fon-enabled router, you can use your home connection out of home and get FREE WiFi at a range of MWEB-approved WiFi hotspots, including 17 million international Fon hotspots and 25 000 local Fon hotspots.


What is Fon?

Fon runs off Fon-enabled WiFi Routers, turning homes into hotspots and allowing users to get a FREE WiFi at millions of Fon hotspots worldwide. The MWEB WiFi routers are Fon-enabled.

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VAST Hotspots

MWEB Fon and qualifying existing MWEB customers can access FREE WiFi at over 2 000 VAST hotspots. In addition to the FREE WiFi, customers will also be able to top-up or purchase additional WiFi bundles at any of the VAST hotspots.


What is VAST?

As Africa's first open access WiFi provider, VAST aims to get customers connected, as seamlessly as possible. MWEB has partnered with VAST to enable you to use your WiFi data at any VAST hotpots.


Non-MWEB customers can also purchase MWEB WiFi access to VAST hotspots.
MWEB customers, who are not MWEB Fon customers and do not have an MWEB Fon router, get 300MB of FREE WiFi access to local VAST hotspots.

WiFi Terms & Conditions

*T&Cs Apply. Access to Fon for MWEB Fon subscribers only. Line speeds quoted are best effort and represent "up to" speeds.

**Price incl. VAT. Excludes delivery fee.

About WiFi

What is WiFi?

WiFi is a way to wirelessly connect to the Internet without plugging in a cable to your computer.

What is a WiFi hotspot?

A hotspot is generated by a WiFi signal and it is a place where you can access WiFi.

Why should you use MWEB WiFi?

Using MWEB WiFi at MWEB approved hotspots is a way to use your in-home or Small Business fixed line connection out of home when on-the-go to save on your mobile data costs. MWEB gives customers access to different WiFi networks, which means you can stay connected in a range of places locally and when travelling internationally. This is especially important given the cost of mobile data.

How do I get access to MWEB WiFi?

MWEB has different WiFi options.

As an MWEB Fon customer with a Fon–enabled Router, you get FREE access to a range of MWEB approved WiFi hotspots, including:

  • Millions of international Fon hotspots
  • Thousands of local Fon hotspots
  • Thousands of local VAST hotspots

MWEB customers, who are not MWEB Fon customers and do not have an MWEB Fon –enabled Router, get 300MB of FREE WiFi access to local VAST hotspots.

MWEB Fibre customers also get 1GB of WiFi access to local VAST hotspots.

Non–MWEB customers can also purchase MWEB WiFi access at VAST hotspots.