8ta slashes broadband prices

8ta slashes broadband pricing by up to 25% for new and existing subscribers

By - January 11, 2012
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8ta announced today (11 January 2012) that they have reduced broadband rates for once-off Internet packages as well as post-paid Internet packages.

8ta has also revised its contract terms, which now include month-to-month, 12- and 24-month terms.

The month-to-month contract excludes a modem, while the 12- and 24-month contracts will include a modem.

“Existing 8ta Internet subscribers will automatically be migrated to the new price plans, and after their contracts are up for renewal they can also opt to subscribe on a month-to-month or 12 month contract basis,” said Managing Executive of Telkom Mobile, Amith Maharaj.

Once the monthly recurring post-paid Internet package has been depleted, users will be charged an out-of-bundle rate of R 0.30 per MB. Once-off Internet subscribers will be charged an out-of bundle rate of R1.00 per MB.

The following tables list 8ta’s latest mobile data prices for contract and prepaid subscribers.

Post-paid Internet bundles: month-to-month contract

Data Plans (Incl.VAT) Existing RRP New RRP With National Roaming (on MTN)
Revised In-bundle rate Out of Bundle Rate Bundle size
Internet 1 (No Device) R 195 R 150 R 0.23 R 0.30 650MB
Internet 2 (No Device) R 280 R 210 R 0.14 1.5GB
Internet 3 (No Device) R 500 R 410 R 0.13 3.2GB
Internet 4 (No Device) R 800 R 666 R 0.13 5GB
Internet 6 (No Device) R 1,600 R 1,200 R 0.12 10GB
Internet 7 (No Device) R 4,000 R 3,000 R 0.12 25GB

Post-paid Internet bundles: 12-month contract

Data Plans (Incl.VAT) Existing    RRP New RRP With National Roaming (on MTN)
Revised In-bundle rate Out of Bundle Rate Bundle size
Internet 1 R 195 R 165 R 0.25 R 0.30 650MB
Internet 2 R 280 R 225 R 0.15 1.5GB
Internet 3 R 500 R 440 R 0.14 3.2GB
Internet 4 (with Huawei B683) R 800 R 715 R 0.14 5GB
Internet 6 (with Huawei B683) R 1,600 R 1,250 R 0.12 10GB
Internet 7 (with Huawei B683) R 4,000 R 3,050 R 0.12 25GB
Internet 4 (with Huawei B660) R 800 R 710 R 0.14 5GB
Internet 6 (with Huawei B660) R 1,600 R 1,245 R 0.12 10GB
Internet 7 (with Huawei B660) R 4,000 R 3,045 R 0.12 25GB

Post-paid Internet bundles: 24-month contract

Data Plans (Incl.VAT) Existing    RRP New RRP With National Roaming (on MTN)
Revised In-bundle rate Out of Bundle Rate Bundle size
Internet 1 R 195 R 150 R 0.23 R 0.30 650MB
Internet 2 R 280 R 210 R 0.14 1.5GB
Internet 3 R 500 R 410 R 0.13 3.2GB
Internet 4 (with Huawei B683 or B660 Router) R 800 R 666 R 0.13 5GB
Internet 6 (with Huawei B683 or B660 Router) R 1,600 R 1,200 R 0.12 10GB
Internet 7 (with Huawei B683 or B660 Router) R 4,000 R 3,000 R 0.12 25GB

Pre-paid once-off Internet bundles

Data Plans (Incl.VAT) Existing    RRP New RRP With National Roaming (on MTN)
Revised In-bundle rate Out of Bundle Rate Bundle size
Once-Off Internet 100MB R 50 R 40 R 0.40 R 1.00 100MB
Once-Off Internet 250MB R 100 R 80 R 0.32 250MB
Once-Off Internet 500MB R 150 R 120 R 0.24 500MB
Once-Off Internet 1GB R 250 R 200 R 0.20 1GB
Once-Off Internet 2GB R 380 R 266 R 0.13 2GB
Once-Off Internet 5GB R 800 R 666 R 0.13 5GB
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