Telkom, a prominent telecommunications company, provides internet services to millions of individuals across the country. With the internet being an integral part of daily life, the company offers a wide range of data bundles to cater to the needs of different users. Telkom data prices are known to be among the most affordable in South Africa, making it a popular choice for many.
Several Telkom internet packages exist for prepaid and postpaid subscribers. Usually, these internet bundle prices vary based on several factors, including cost, speed, and validity.
Telkom data prices in 2023
Telkom data prices have played a critical role in connecting South Africans to the internet regardless of their social classes and income level. The different prices, validity periods, and caps make it possible for every person to choose a data bundle that works for them. Dial *180# to purchase the bundle of your choice.
FreeMe bundles have voice call minutes and SMS bundled in to allow you to send messages and make calls via WhatsApp, play video games, and stream videos on YouTube. These bundles last for 24 or 36 months. Here is a look at the available FreeMe bundles and their respective prices.
|Package||All network data||WhatsApp data||Streaming data||On-net calls||Off-net calls||SMS bundle||Price|
|1.5 GB||1 GB||250 MB||250 MB||500||100||100||R99|
|3 GB||2 GB||500 MB||500 MB||1000||150||200||R139|
|6 GB||4 GB||1 GB||1 GB||1000||200||400||R189|
|11.5 GB||7.5 GB||2 GB||2 GB||1000||300||800||R389|
|28 GB||20 GB||4 GB||4 GB||3000||1000||2000||R689|
|Unlimited||Unlimited||5 GB||5 GB||3000||3000||3000||R1189|
Determining the amount of time you spend online helps you minimize data wastage. FlexOn bundles offer users affordable and flexible options for their mobile data needs in South Africa. The flexible validity period is 24 months and 36 months.
|Type||All network data||Telkom-to-Telkom minutes||All network minutes||SMS bundle||Price|
|FlexOn 2||2 GB||500||75||500||R99|
|FlexOn 6||6 GB||1000||150||1000||R199|
These bundles are designed for heavy data users who require unlimited data for browsing, downloading, and streaming without worrying about running out of data or incurring additional charges.
|Package||All network data||Telkom-to-Telkom minutes||All network minute||SMS bundle||Duration||Price|
|30 GB||30 GB||6000||500||6000||24 months||R399|
|30 GB||30 GB||6000||500||6000||36 months||R399|
These Telkom data deals last for 24 months. They include:
|Package||Night surfer data||Data per month||Anytime data||Price|
|1 GB||1 GB||-||1 GB||R40|
|2 GB||2 GB||2 GB||-||R60|
|4 GB||4 GB||4 GB||-||R100|
|6 GB||6 GB||6 GB||-||R129|
|10 GB||10 GB||10 GB||-||R200|
|14 GB||-||14 GB||14 GB||R259|
|20 GB||20 GB||20 GB||-||R355|
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LTE home internet plans
Home internet plans provide users with reliable, high-speed internet connectivity in their homes or offices. They are available in various pricing options to suit different budgets and usage requirements. Below are the available Telkom LTE data bundles prices.
LTE data contracts
Telkom LTE deals come with several lucrative options that cater to all users' needs, including Telkom night surfers.
These SmartBoardband wireless prepaid data allow one to use as much data as possible without worrying about data limits. You can buy any of these alternatives.
|3 GB + 3 GB||R49|
|7.5 GB + 7.5 GB||R99|
LTE wireless unlimited
These deals are perfect for any internet user who feels restricted when working with a capped data bundle. If you seek the freedom to browse, download, or stream without worrying about hitting your limit, choose one of these bundles.
|250 GB @10Mbps||R129||Off-peak hours|
|250 GB @10Mbps||R299||All hours|
|250 GB @10Mbps||R349||12/24/36 months|
|500 GB @10Mbps||R449||12/24/36 months|
|20 Mbps||R599||12/24/36 months|
|Smart spaces 1||R779||24 months|
|Smart spaces 2||R869||24 months|
|Smart spaces 3||R979||24 months|
Fibre-To-The-Home (FTTH) bundles
Does Telkom have Fiber-To-The-Home? Yes, it does. A fibre-to-the-home service provides an end-to-end fibre-optic cable connection resulting in faster speeds and reliable coverage. Here is a look at Telkom's monthly pre-order packages.
|Core fibre 25/10Mbps||R499|
|Core fibre 50/25Mbps||R649|
|Ultra max 500/250Mbps||R1345|
Telkom's DSL service allows subscribers to have their phone lines split so that data and calls work on separate frequencies. This prevents interruptions to a data connection when a call comes in. Here is a look at the available DSL unlimited bundles currently being promoted.
Telkom emergency top-up data
These emergency data are available in the following denominations:
|Frequency||Data and price|
|Hourly||75 MB for R5|
|Daily||30 MB for R5150 MB for R10.00|
|Weekly||50 MB for R5100 MB for R15250 MB for R30500 MB for R501 GB for R752 GB for R100|
|Weekend||100 MB for R10200 MB for R19500 MB for R291 GB for R49|
|Daily social bundle||100 MB for R5250 MB for R10500 MB for R15|
|Weekly social bundle||100 MB for R8250 MB for R10500 MB for R18|
|FreeMe||300 MB for R29500 MB for R39|
What is LTE?
LTE stands for Long-Term Evolution, a standard for wireless communication of high-speed data for mobile devices and data terminals. It is a 4G (fourth-generation) wireless technology that offers faster download and upload speeds, improved network capacity, and reduced latency compared to previous mobile network technologies.
Can I use FlexOn and Infinite plans in a data device like a router?
No, FlexOn and Infinite plans are intended solely for individual or personal usage on a mobile phone (smartphone).
How do I purchase additional data bundles?
You can purchase data bundles through the following options:
- Telkom mobile app.
- Telkom official website.
- Telkom mobile USSD code,*180#.
How much data can I transfer to other users on the Telkom mobile network?
Customers subscribed to the mobile postpaid, and top-up plans can transfer data in 25 MB, 50 MB, 100 MB, 250 MB, 500MB, and 1 GB. Data transfer is limited to a maximum daily transfer allowance of 1GB and a maximum monthly transfer allowance of 10 GB.
The Telkom data prices for various bundles offer numerous options for customers. The company has data packages to cater for light, medium, and heavy internet users. Additionally, the numerous packages allow one to choose whatever suits them in terms of validity, data limits, and price.
DISCLAIMER: This article is not sponsored by any third party. It 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 to make decisions of any kind. Any action you take upon the information presented in this article is strictly at your own risk and responsibility!
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