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  1. Pewee

    Best mobile network?

    The best mobile network in Gordon’s Bay, Cape Town, and why? I’m looking at prepaid deals. Thanks.
  2. M

    My experience porting from MTN to Telkom mobile

    [10:08 - 16 November] I just thought I should share my experience porting from MTN to Telkom mobile. A lot of people have been complaining about how expensive data is, and I've noticed that Telkom mobile has some great data deals. So I went to Telkom Mobile Mall of Africa. I'm not really sure...
  3. K

    Telkom LIT Experiences?

    I wanna get Telkom's LIT streaming service soon :), and I wanted to know if anyone can share their experiences with it? It's a great deal for me personally. But I don't really trust Telkom. :D (I know all the "Fair Usage" and video quality limit stuff btw)
  4. C

    Black Friday Deal Help

    Good Day. The order number for 5 GB Black Friday 2016 special is MJO20161128004. Though it is more than 5 days I still have no information on when I will receive the device. called the helpline but after being on hold for 26 minuets I gave up. Posted on hello peter and still no feedback...
  5. Y

    Need help flashing Telkom software onto mobile modem

    Hi guys. I have a VodafoneMobileWifi-ADC8C7 mobile modem which obviously used to serve Vodacom. But, I had it "unlocked" at a Vodacom shop in order to use a Telkom SIM but the UI is still that of Vodacom. Is there a way I can ghange the user interface to that of Telkom? Then I can view my...
  6. L

    Why approve a contract if you don't have the stock (IT IS NOT FAIR ON CUSTOMERS!)

    :mad::mad:I took out two contracts for the Huawei P9 lite at the Adderley street Telkom branch. I ordered black and gold they said they were receiving stock this week. Now when I call to ask "around when this week?", they saY they did receive stock but only for the customers that had signed...
  7. B

    Vodacom to Telkom smooth port experience

    Hi everyone. I noticed a couple of posts regarding bad Telkom porting experiences. I have been meaning to port to Telkom from Vodacom since the Free Me packages was announced. I was hesitant due to the mentioned posts, but decided to bite the bullet. I can't be more impressed than I am at...
  8. D

    Telkom changes prepaid data bundle structure and prices - 8Ta USB Dongle - advise pls

    Can anyone please suggest an alternative to me? (link/ URL to forum thread would also be helpful, thx in advance) What I require: 1) USB Dongle (I wonder if I can re-use my Huawei E173 with a sim card from another network?) 2) 12 month prepaid airtime converted into data (Prices please...
  9. F

    Tracking your Telkom's SmartBroadband Uncapped order

    Hi Anyone who's successfully applied for the Telkom SmartBroadband uncapped deal, will know that you get e-mailed a Ticket number to follow up on your order status... Unfortunately the E-mail does not describe how to go about following up on this ticket number, and when trying to input the...
  10. S

    Totolink G300R 300Mbps 3G/4G Wireless N Router But will it work?

    Hello my informative friends :) I am looking at buying this router for myself and since I am going to be the only one using it I don't see why I need to buy an expensive brand also I have read alot of positive reviews on this (little guy) my question is as follows: -Will it work with my ZTE...
  11. I

    MTN, CellC, 8ta and vodacom sim cards sending and receiving SMS throughput

    Good day Does any one know how many SMS's can be sent per hour for any of the mobile operators in S.A? Like can I send 1100 SMS per hour using my phone(Android)? Android SMS limit can be extended to 1100. Just warried about the operators. I am not looking for bulk solutions or...
  12. C

    LTE Speeds in Noordwyk

    Hi I'm interested in that TelkomMobile 60Gb+60Gb bundle. I'm getting 5.68M speedtest using my Huawei 5331 HSPA mifi. Is this TelkomMobile data or all networks? I'm asking cos the test said "Hosted by Cellc" Acacia Street West
  13. P

    LG G3 + 8ta sim card

    Hi All, I got a new LG G3 today and decided to pop in my 8ta sim card.. When i switch it on, it asks for the pin code, and then "emergency calls only" and next to the signal strength icon i a little circle. I got the phone from cell c, but i do doubt that its network locked, since it...
  14. A

    Telkom Mobile false contract advertising

    I recently signed a telkom mobile sim only contract month to month which included 1gb of data as advertised in their website (porting my number). After signing the deal, I didn't receive my 1gb of data and subsequently complained, got a case number and was told that it was an error on their...
  15. Kevin Lancaster

    From Heita to Telkom Mobile to Telkom

    From Heita to Telkom The Telkom Mobile brand was discontinued in October 2014 – this was its journey from inception
  16. DA-LION-619

    My Windows Phone Apps

    I'm consolidating everything into this one thread, which will make it easier for app updates. EyeWitness News Gumtree SA K53 Learners Encyclopedia K53 Learners Quiz Lotto SA Sicki-Pedia Telkom Mobile YTS
  17. J

    Purchased BIS but BBM and Emails do not work!

    Hi there guys, I recently moved from 8ta's R30 Social Plan to the normal R59 BIS plan and I have not been able to connect to BBM or Emails! However, Whatsapp and all other applications work. I have tried many things such as taking my battery out, going to host section in options and pressing...
  18. T

    So I am using an 8ta Telkom stick and experiencing google chrome location problems

    What happens is, that I stay in Gauteng right. But when I put in the 8ta sim-card/"USB stick" into my computer the internet location goes to DURBAN, KZN, CAPE TOWN and even Centurion........of which latter is a place in Gauteng but not in the area where I stay. I stay near Pretoria, but not...
  19. Kevin Lancaster

    Telkom’s new look

    Telkom’s new look Telkom is punting its new corporate look, which the company says is cleaner, fresher, and brighter
  20. R

    8ta speed has DECREASED recently.

    I have been on 8ta for over 1 year and its always been great - good gaming, streams and downloads. But over the past two months it has gotten really slow, gaming is unbearable and streams are laggy. I remember getting 900kbps download speeds now its 300kbps. Anyone else have this issue? If...
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