The Phone Book is South Africa's most comprehensive listing of residential, business and government contact details in alphabetical order.
The information is now also accessible online on http://phonebook.yellowpages.co.zaEnter the surname or business name, then (optionally) the city or suburb and then the results are displayed. You can then search within the results to reduce the hits further:
Some businesses also have a ‘free call’ link which rings your phone and connects you to the business:
You can also share the number that you have found:
‘Save it’ to your address book, or FaceBook
’Share it’ allows you to SMS the details to your cell phone, or email it to yourself or others, or Instant Messenger it, or Blog it.
Downloads various toolbars and accelerators as well: http://www.yellowpages.co.za/downloads.jsp
*) Toolbars for Internet Explorer, Firefox.
*) Search Bars for Google Desktop, Windows Vista, Mac OS.
*) iGoogle module.
*) Accelerator: Yellow Pages IE8
Now, if everyone used this service then we wouldn’t need to print and deliver those unwieldy telephone directories to all corners of South Africa!
Other services from the web site is: http://maps.yellowpages.co.za/ to get maps and directions for South Africa.