Telkom ADSL ISP pricing comparison

Telkom Internet increased its ADSL cap sizes today. We take a look at how it stacks up against other ADSL ISPs

By - January 31, 2012 Share on LinkedIn
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Telkom Internet increased their ADSL cap sizes, providing their subscribers with more data at the same price.

DSL blended data will automatically be added to Telkom Internet’s current 4GB, 8GB and 16GB data packages at no additional charge.

The company informed customers that 1GB subscribers will not benefit from the increased data allowances, but encouraged them to upgrade to a 5GB package for only R20 extra per month.

Telkom’s new data bundle sizes mean that the company is now one of the most affordable ISPs for capped products, especially when comparing their 20GB data pricing.

The table below compares Telkom’s new package prices with similar products from competing ADSL ISPs.

ISP Data allowance Price (R) Cost/GB (R)
@lantic*** 1 15 15
Axxess 1 19 19
Openweb 1 19 19
Afrihost 1 29 29
Web Africa* 1 29 29
MWEB** 1 29 29
Telkom Internet** 1 79 79
@lantic*** 5 60 12
Axxess 5 95 19
Openweb 5 95 19
Telkom Internet** 5 99 19.80
MWEB** 4 99 24.75
Web Africa* 5 239 47.80
Cybersmart 10 99 9.90
@lantic*** 10 135 13.50
Telkom Internet** 10 149 14.90
Afrihost 10 190 19
Axxess 10 190 19
MWEB** 10 190 19
Openweb 10 190 19
Web Africa* 10 399 39.90
Telkom Internet** 20 239 11.95
@lantic*** 20 285 14.25
Axxess 25 475 19
Openweb 20 380 19
Web Africa* 20 799 39.95
*Includes additional off-peak data
**Includes additional free local data
***First GB free
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