Telkom data prices in 2021

Telkom data prices in 2021

Telkom data prices are the most affordable in South Africa. Most people use the wireless cellular connection for browsing because internet-enabled cellphones are more available, and data is cheaper than before. Demand for reliable and affordable data keeps increasing since the internet is necessary today, and Telkom data is the first choice for many South African internet users.

Telkom data prices
Telkom data prices. Photo: StuffSA
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There are several types of Telkom internet packages for prepaid, hybrid, and post-paid subscribers to select. Understanding Telkom data prices, bandwidth, and other details will help you choose an ideal package for your needs but consider factors like speed, affordability, and the type of online tasks you want to do before you settle on a data package.

Telkom data prices south Africa

Buy Telkom data by logging into the self-service portal, dial *180# to buy data from airtime, or use the downloadable Telkom App (from Google Play Store or IOS App Store). Dial *188# or use the other two options to check data balance. Here are some of the best Telkom data deals 2021:

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  1. FreeMe bundles
  2. Social bundles
  3. Once-off data bundles
  4. Monthly recurring bundles
  5. Time-based data bundles
  6. Telkom LTE deals

1. FreeMe bundles

The package saves you from high data prices. Voice call minutes and SMS bundles are an added advantage to the FreeMe bundles that allow you to send messages and make calls via WhatsApp, play video games, and stream videos on YouTube. FreeMe prepaid options include:

  • FreeMe 1.5GB at R139
  • FreeMe 6GB at R289
  • FreeMe 11.5GB at R389
  • FreeMe 28GB at R689

2. Social bundles

Telkom data prices
Telkom data prices. Photo:
Source: UGC

Telkom social bundles give subscribers access to all social media platforms to stay connected to the rest of the world. Dial *180# to select a suitable package from the daily, weekly, and monthly plans.

Daily social bundles

Buying daily bundles is suitable for those who want to spend enough time on social media without interruptions and have a budget of how much money they would like to spend on data daily. These 24 hour long bundles have these options:

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  • 25MB at R2
  • 50MB at R3
  • 75MB at R4
  • 100MB at R5
  • 250MB at R10
  • 500MB at R15

Weekly social bundles

These bundles last for seven days, and they cost less than daily data because data prices are directly proportional to the bundle size and how long it takes for activations to expire. Available options for weekly social bundles include:

  • 100MB at R5
  • 250MB at R8
  • 500MB at R12
  • 1GB at R18
  • 2GB at R35
  • 3GB at R60

Monthly social bundles

The monthly recurring bundles are available for users who prefer monthly subscriptions to daily or weekly plans due to their busy schedules. These Telkom deals last for 31 days, and the options to select from are listed below:

  • 100MB at R10
  • 250MB at R15
  • 500MB at R25
  • 1GB at R40
  • 2GB at R70
  • 3GB at R100

3. Once-off data bundles

Telkom data prices
Telkom data prices. Photo: Telkom_Digital
Source: Twitter

Once-off Telkom data bundles allow subscribers to access data services on both Telkom and MTN roaming network. Some of the once-off bundles have Night Surfer and Anytime data components that expire after 31 days. The night surfer data only roam on the Telkom network and its consumption time is from 12 am until 7 am.

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On the other hand, Anytime data allows users to access the internet on both the Telkom network and MTN roaming network. You have several months after the date of purchase to renew your subscription. Here are alternatives to select:

Current month to the next month

  • 25MB at R7.30
  • 50MB at R14.65
  • 100MB at R29.25
  • 250MB at R39.50
  • 500MB at R69.60

Current month + 2 months

  • 1GB + 1GB (1GB Night Surfer + 1GB Anytime) at R100
  • 2GB + 2GB (2GB Night Surfer + 2GB Anytime) at R140
  • 3GB + 3GB (3GB Night Surfer + 3GB Anytime) at R201
  • 5GB + 5GB (5GB Night Surfer + 5GB Anytime) at R301
  • 10GB + 10GB (10GB Night Surfer + 10GB Anytime) at R505

Current month + 6 months

  • 20GB at R905

Current month + 12 months

  • 50GB at R1815
  • 100GB at R3227

4. Monthly recurring bundles

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Telkom data prices
Telkom data prices. Photo:
Source: UGC

Telkom debits the previous month's leftover bundles before reactivating data deals. The out-of-bundle rate is R0.30 per MB and access to Telkom and MTN 3G roaming network. Options available in this plan are:

  • 25MB + 25MB Anytime at R7.50
  • 50MB + 50MB Anytime at R14.45
  • 100MB + 100MB Anytime at R29.25
  • 250MB + 250MB Anytime at R39.95
  • 500MB + 500MB Anytime at R69.50
  • 1GB + 1GB Anytime at R100
  • 2GB + 2GB Anytime at R140
  • 3GB + 3GB Anytime at R201
  • 5GB + 5GB Anytime at R301

5. Time-based data bundles

Determining the time you spend online helps you minimize data wastage. This package provides people with dedicated schedules for using the internet. Below are the alternatives that the package offers:

  1. Hourly data: 75MB per hour at R5
  2. Daily data: 150MB per day at R10

Data Bundles:

  • 100MB at R10
  • 200MB at R19
  • 500MB at R29
  • 1GB at R49

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6. Telkom LTE deals

Telkom data prices
Telkom data prices. Photo:
Source: UGC

Telkom LTE deals come with several lucrative options that you would never regret buying. The uncapped LTE allows you to use as much data as you want without worrying about hitting a data limit. You can buy any of these alternatives:

1. Wireless 5GB at R249

2. Wireless 20GB at R455

3. Wireless 30GB at R555

4. Wireless 50GB at R759

5. Wireless 100GB at R1059

Telkom contracts for broadband packages require subscribers to link their secondary mobile devices to their bundles' plans via their mobile account to access the free WiFi bundle. The broadband package has these services:

  • 20GB Anytime data
  • 20GB Telkom night surfer times (midnight - 7 am).
  • Free Unlimited WiFi bundle (10GB FUP)
  • R0.30 per MB out-of-bundle rate
  • Available on 2300MHz LTE/LTE-A network (Subject to coverage check)
  • LTE/LTE-A WiFi Router included (With Contract) (Subject to coverage check)
  • Free SIM & Connection (available with a device only)

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The attractive Telkom data prices have played a critical role in connecting South Africans to the internet regardless of their social classes and income level. Identify the package that will work best for you and subscribe to enjoy a fast and reliable internet connection.

DISCLAIMER: This article is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional advice or help and should not be relied on in making decisions. Any action you take upon the information presented in this article is strictly at your own risk and responsibility!

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