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July 11th, 2016 by


When it comes to internet access, there are many options to choose from and once you’ve selected which ISP you’ll be using, you need to choose between capped and uncapped packages. In this article we take look at Telkom uncapped.

Telkom Uncapped: Things to Consider

If you decide to choose a Telkom uncapped package, there are a few options you might want to consider

ADSL

Plan 2Mbps 4Mbps 10Mbps 20Mbps 40Mbps 100Mbps
Cost R229 R286 R574 R999 R1 439 R2 149

 

Each of the above plans includes the following:

  • 1 concurrent session
  • 3GB mailbox

It’s important to note that the above costs do not include line rental and that it is subject to Telkom’s Acceptable Usage Policy.

The company also offers a do Uncapped option which is essentially a lite version of its ADSL uncapped offerings aimed at those who only need to be online to check things such as their email.

The Uncapped offerings are:

Package do Uncapped Lite do Uncapped Basic do Uncapped Advanced do Uncapped Advanced Plus do Uncapped Premium Plus do Uncapped Elite do Uncapped Elite Plus
Cost R224 R394 R585 R898 R999 R1 498 R2 038
Line Speed Up to 1Mbps Up to 2Mbps Up to 4Mbps Up to 8Mbps Up to 10Mbps Up to 20Mbps Up to 40Mbps
Includes Modem No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

Each of the do Uncapped offerings comes with 1 Email account (with 3GB storage and 5 aliases), is subject to Telkom’s Acceptable Usage Policy and does not include the monthly cost of line rental.

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unnamed 2 - Telkom Uncapped: A Buyers Guide To ADSL, LTE & WIFI

LTE

Telkom offers a SmartBroadband Uncapped Wireless package (with a Huawei B315 LTE Router) at a cost of R799 p/m.

The package includes:

  • Free Unlimited Wi-Fi Bundles (10 GB FUP)
  • Out of bundle rate for data: R0.29 per MB
  • P2P (Peer-to-peer) bundle with 50 GB fair usage policy cap
  • Unlimited Anytime Data
  • Free SIM & Connection
  • LTE Wi-Fi Router and external pointing panel antenna included
  • Subscribers need to link a secondary mobile device to their plan via their My Telkom Mobile account in order to consume the free Wi-Fi bundle

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unnamed 2 - Telkom Uncapped: A Buyers Guide To ADSL, LTE & WIFI

Fibre

Telkom currently does not offer uncapped Fibre. However it does offer Fibre internet packages:

Package Fast Faster Even Faster Fastest
Cost (monthly) R699 R849 R1 099 R1 599
Data cap 50GB 50GB 100GB 200GB
Line Speed 10Mbps 20Mbps 40Mbps 100Mbps
Extras Free night surfer Free night surfer Free night surfer Free night surfer

 

The Boltspeed Fibre plans include:

  • Free installation and setup
  • Free Wi-Fi router
  • Free Night Surfer data – uncapped and unlimited data between midnight and 7am
  • Included data – you can always top up if you reach your cap

If you want to find out whether or not Boltspeed fibre is available in your neighbourhood click here.