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  1. M

    Seeking Contact Information for Telkom / OpenServe

    I am a Master's Student at Rhodes University doing my thesis on South Africa's Internet Economy. Part of it requires that I conduct an interview with a senior official who has intimate knowledge of Telkom's internet infrastructure (optic fibre, copper cables, ADSL and so on). I am hoping someone...
  2. B

    Voice and data on your android phone simultaneously?

    I've recently changed from an iPhone 7 to a Samsung Galaxy S10. On the iPhone I could be on a call, put it on speaker and then open up Google Maps to find an address and view traffic and also generally have data throughput while on a voice call. WiFi - off Mobile data - on With the S10 once I...
  3. RedViking

    Web Africa Telkom LTE (FIXED) R899 - 150GB FUP - 10Mbps Speed

    Is this a good deal? 1. I am currently paying almost R650 for ADSL (220 Telkom + 420 Axxess) for less than 4Mbps line and use about 120-150GB a month. But my line is mostly consistent for 95% of the time. 2. Will the Telkom Fixed LTE be reliable? (from your experience)I know it will also...
  4. K

    Impossible to Cancel Telkom & Get Refunds for Their Mistakes

    Please note, this is in no way intended to be a complaint against the provider in question. I have posted the complaint referenced below on HelloPeter. I am simply trying to provide context on the issue and get advice from this tech community on a way forward. Some Insight on The Issue We...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Telkom Big Deal offers 40GB LTE for R249

    Telkom Big Deal offers 40GB LTE for R249 Telkom has launched its Big Deal for August 2019. This deal allows users to sign up for 20GB Anytime and 20GB Night Surfer LTE data for R249 per month on a 24-month contract.
  6. P

    Need an LTE solution since Telkom refuses to replace stolen cables.

    Recently the copper cables were stolen from the area (reservoir hills, Durban) and Telkom says they WONT replace it at all, AND that there are NO plans for fibre in the area. So now I'm stuck at looking for an LTE solution that will allow me over 200GBs. I'm thinking about using a dual SIM...
  7. Jamie McKane

    Telkom to migrate ADSL customers to wireless and fibre

    Telkom to migrate ADSL customers to wireless and fibre Telkom said it has upgraded over 96% of its prepaid fixed-line customers to wireless prepaid services, which the company said will improve their customer experience. Telkom explained that its wireless service is more reliable than its...
  8. A

    Telkom is ruining my life. Stay away

    Let start by saying this. I DO NOT OWN TELKOM A CENT. I subscribed to a Telkom business line and i used it for 1 year. During this period, all bills were paid promptly and on time without a single default. We then had to move my business due to issues with the building i was operating in. I...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Telkom's switch to Vodacom causes problems for LTE-only users

    Telkom's switch to Vodacom causes problems for LTE-only users Telkom recently switched from MTN to Vodacom as its roaming partner, a move which has caused nothing but headaches for a chunk of its customers. Subscribers who have been using Telkom’s on-network data bundles report that their...
  10. M

    ADSS

    AFL-ADSS® (All-Dielectric Self-Supporting) cable is ideal for installation in distribution as well as transmission environments, even when live-line installations are required. As its name indicates, there is no support or messenger wire required, so installation is achieved in a single pass...
  11. Jamie McKane

    Telkom launches Idols mobile data bundles

    Telkom launches Idols mobile data bundles Telkom has started offering a new type of data bundle from its USSD menus named “IDOLS bundles”. The company confirmed the launch of the new products to MyBroadband, saying that they launched them as part of a campaign to market and expose Telkom...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Telkom price changes - ADSL vs Uncapped Fibre

    Telkom price changes - ADSL vs Uncapped Fibre Telkom will adjust the price of its fixed-line products on 1 September 2019, which will include price increases for its line rental and DSL products. The price for line rental, which all ADSL subscribers must pay, will increase from the current...
  13. Jamie McKane

    Telkom cuts uncapped fibre prices

    Telkom cuts uncapped fibre prices Telkom will adjust its fixed-line prices on 1 September 2019, which include price increases in line rental, voice bundle and ADSL services. The company added that fixed customers on wireless technology will be migrated to SmartVoice during August 2019 and will...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Telkom price increases for ADSL and line rental

    Telkom price increases for ADSL and line rental Telkom will adjust the price of its fixed-line products on 1 September 2019, including price increases on its line rental and ADSL products. The company also announced that its fixed customers on wireless technology will be migrated to SmartVoice...
  15. D

    No Telkom service during 30-day cancellation period

    Apart from a billing screwup that I can't get fixed (debited twice for R2300), I now have no services during the 30-day cancellation period for a Telkom mobile contract. Of course now I'm on pay as you go, and so can't get through to contract support (even if such a thing did exist). How on...
  16. T

    Telkom making me go crazy

    Hi Everyone. I am not sure if this is the right place to query about this. But my ADSL 4Mb/s line with Telkom has not been working for almost 2 months now. I am a working university student. I can safely say that the reason my results are so bad is because of telkom and now it turns out I might...
  17. M

    Issues with FreeMe LIT bundles on Telkom-Vodacom roaming

    Good day all Is anyone else experiencing data issues with the new Telkom-Vodacom seamless roaming agreement? Previously with MTN roaming, I was able to enjoy my LIT packages without issue. Now it seems like when seamlessly roaming on Vodacom, their systems prefer normal data to LIT data. As a...
  18. yayokb

    Need to change ISP, need to find max supported speed

    Hello guys! This is my first post so sorry if this is just another repeat of someone else's post. But, I really need the help. I'm a teenager who is this household's only hope in finding out the best package for us and whether or not we're being overcharged. Currently, we have a 4Mbps 40GB +...
  19. Jamie McKane

    Telkom CEO cashes out R10.8 million in shares

    Telkom CEO cashes out R10.8 million in shares Telkom has announced that its CEO, Sipho Maseko, has sold 112,368 of his Telkom shares, amounting to R10,800,531. Telkom has had an excellent share price run in 2019, increasing from R61.96 per share in January to its current share price of R96.90.
  20. Jamie McKane

    Telkom is getting beaten by other fibre providers

    Telkom is getting beaten by other fibre providers Telkom financial results for the year ended 31 March 2019 revealed a massive decline in fixed broadband subscribers – down from 981,176 in March 2018 to 847,650 in March 2019. This is by far the biggest fixed broadband decline Telkom has ever...
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