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telkom mobile

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    Activating a SIM Card-------Telkom Support(bloody)Useless!!!

    Hi There, I have recently lost my 4G/LTE sim card and bought a replacement sim card at a Pep Store to be activated when phoning Telkom Mobile support I have phoned 081 180 (Telkom Mobile support) and keep getting the automated response that all "their" consultants are"so called busy". I...
  2. R

    Telkom LTE unNATable?

    Hi, Started having a strange issues with SmartDNSproxy this week on my TM LTE uncapped (R529p/m) link. Multiple resets and sometimes it works but usually not. Websites would load sometimes and other times not. Changing to Quad9 or Cloudflare or Google DNS addresses and everything except...
  3. S

    Apple iPhone 7 - Blacklisted? Network Lock? Huh?

    Hi guys, Bought an iPhone 7 Plus from a mutual friend, someone who I trust(ed) to not sell me stolen goods. Phone came all neat in the box, all accessories there, serial checked out fine and there’s no issues with iCloud. He even showed me the proof of purchase slip (1 yr old phone, for the...
  4. L

    Unable to see Telkom LTE network

    I have 2 different blackberry phones(PRIV, Key One , Key2), each purchased from Vodacom, which I believed were not network locked. I recently switched to Telkom Mobile and have noticed that LTE is not available to either for these phones. I am able to access LTE on every other network with...
  5. L

    Best Cell Network for Cape Town is?

    What is the best Cell network to use for Cape Town area, I move travel a lot during the days and Telkom Mobile just doesn't do it for me anymore.
  6. B

    Telkom mobile LTE Carrier agrigation?

    I’m curious to know if Telkom mobile LTE sims can achieve carrier agrigation between their 1800Mhz FDD and 2300Mhz TDD LTE, and if this is the case is it possibly why Telkom LTE is so Battery heavy.
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    Telkom LIT video - Netflix?

    I'm on Telkom Mobile, which makes streaming video much more practical affordable thanks to its "LIT video" service, which zero-rates video streaming. The problem is that currently only Google Play Movies, DStv or Showmax are supported, with no mention of Netflix . Is there any indication from...
  8. Jamie McKane

    I happily used Telkom Mobile in Hermanus even though it had no coverage

    I happily used Telkom Mobile in Hermanus even though it had no coverage During a recent trip to Hermanus, I discovered that Telkom had no native mobile network coverage along the road from Cape Town, or in the town. As an occasional traveller who lives online, leaving the house with...
  9. S

    Telkom Mobile IP address Black listed

    Not sure if any one else is having the same issue as me and a couple colleague every IP address i receive on my phone from Telkom Mobile is black listed and then my mail account is blocked because i am assessing it from a "BAD" IP . I tried calling Telkom spent and an hour and half trying to...
  10. K

    Telkom Mobile Bundle Failure

    In a true to form fashion of the beloved Telkom Mobile, any bundles purchased, Voice or Data will not be credited to your account due to some delay on their end. Not sure when it started but I have been waiting for 13 hours now for my purchase from last night to reflect on the account. :confused:
  11. M

    Telkom Mobile - Roaming on MTN - connectivity issue

    Hi All, Bit of a strange one. My wife and I both have Telkom Mobile contracts. We both roam permanently on MTN as we find we get less dropped calls and the internet is more reliable. Recently we have noticed that switching between wifi and cell data there seems to be a massive delay...
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    WASP's billing me without consent. Anyone else?

    Morning Guys and Girls. I was wondering how often this happens to people without them knowing. I get SMS's every now and then, for some subscription service or the other, but normally i just ignore them. So this morning I decided to see what this is all about, as it often states "Thank you...
  13. M

    Telkom Mobile Non-Delivery

    I've ordered a Huawei P10 lite on a Freeme mobile contract on the 8th March 2018. On the 14th of march I received and SMS saying the delivery will take place within 3-5 days, with an order number to use as a tracking number and the debit order going off in my account. After 3 days, and the...
  14. B

    New sim only contract

    Good day I am coming to the end of my current Vodacom contract, and I dont want to stay with them as their packages are too expensive. I'm only looking for a sim deal. I use approx 150-200 minutes per month and have a second sim with 1GB Telkom data, so therefore dont really require data...
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    Telkom Data Depletion SMS's

    Im a Telkom customer using a Huawei B315 on a 20G+20G package. Recently i've noticed an annoying number of messages from Telkom on the Router that states "Your internet access has been paused because you are using out of Bundle Data." I have 219 of these messages at the moment of writing...
  16. Bond

    Telkom 1GB All net data @ R39.50 (7 days)

    Is this a promo, is it new, who has info?
  17. 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...
  18. R

    Telkom mobile is offline way too often

    For the last two days I havent been able to check my balance or load bundles, even Telkom's call centre was offline after holding for 10 minutes. This is happening more often and telkom never sends out a notice or apology to let clients know whats happening. It only seems to be interested in...
  19. D

    SmartBroadband Wireless - Telkom Network Only or Roaming Too?

    Hi Are the SmartBroadband deals Telkom-network-only, or do they also use the 2G/3G roaming network (MTN?) as well? I'm just trying to establish how much coverage these deals can take advantage of (I move around so specifying a single location to check for a coverage check won't work, I need...
  20. Bond

    Telkom Mobile Call Center/Customer Care Non-existent (Aug 2017)

    I waited forever to be connected to "the next available consultant".