1. Yoda Arain

    Big Data for Cheap

    I live in an area where there's no fiber, DSL, etc. But LTE service is exceptionally good. I've tested @vodacom, MTN, and @Cell_C (MTN). I'm looking for a high-volume bundle, but with the condition of being most economical. I rely on 200 GB for R349 from Vodacom, or R399 from MTN, or 100 GB for...
  2. pratlou

    Is Rain The Ultimate Bidder For Telkom’s Masts And Towers Business, Swiftnet?

    If the ARC Investment deal with Telkom works out, it could signify a strategic move for Rain and ARC against major masts and towers companies, IHS and American Tower. 
  3. RoLeLu

    Scam or legit?

    Received this message today, not sure if its fake or not.Im not aware of this website/email address and if its legitimately related to telkom or not or just another scam. Any insight would be appreciated. Regards
  4. Jan

    Telkom reports 52% increase in half-year after-tax profits (62% continuing operations)

    Telkom profits surge Telkom released its interim results on Tuesday, reporting that its after-tax profits surged by 52.3% from R641 million to R976 million. Considering only its continuing operations, Telkom’s after-tax profit increased 61.8% — from R487 million during the same period last...
  5. D

    Telkom black friday

    I see that Telkom has a count down on their website for some black friday deals. Anyone interested in what they going to offer this year?
  6. T

    Telkom - new prepaid line woes...

    I may be one of the few people that has had good and reliable service from pre-paid mobile. A couple of days ago I wanted to give a staff member a phone loaded with a Telkom Sim so I could transfer my unused airtime and data to him - like I currently do with my son. So off he went to PeP to...
  7. Hanno Labuschagne

    Telkom appoints Transnet's Nonkululeko Dlamini as new CFO

    Telkom appoints Transnet's Nonkululeko Dlamini as new CFO Telkom has announced the appointment of outgoing Transnet chief financial officer (CFO) Nonkululeko Dlamini as its new group financial head and executive director. Telkom's board said Dlamini would assume her new role as CFO from 1...
  8. B

    Telkom blocking all Apple services.

    I tried opening the AppStore on my iPad and IPhone it wouldn’t connect. Tried Apple Music and Apple TV same thing happened. Then tried to visit the Apple support website and iCloud and got an error. So switched to mobile (Vodacom) and everything started working again. It’s seems that Telkom is...
  9. RoLeLu

    Poor reception on Telkom mobile

    Hello everyone, I've bought a Telkom prepaid sim about a year ago and ever since I've had it I've been experiencing poor reception/signal and as a result, unstable internet. I had planned to use this sim for casual mobile gaming but that is not viable due to said poor reception. I would be...
  10. Jan

    Telkom 5G mobile network starts going live

    Good news for Telkom mobile data customers MyBroadband testing has shown that some Telkom mobile data customers are being allowed on the Telkom 5G network, with real-world speed testing results. We recently noticed the 5G connection icon pop up when we inserted a Telkom prepaid SIM in a...
  11. Jan

    MTN, Vodacom, and Cell C talk about 5G in South Africa

    MTN, Vodacom, Cell C weigh in on 5G in South Africa 5G promises significant benefits for consumers and businesses in South Africa, and the technology's reach in South Africa is growing. According to Jacqui O'Sullivan, MTN's chief sustainability and corporate affairs officer, the mobile network...
  12. G

    Port Telkom "Landline" Sim

    I apologise if this has already been covered but I have scoured the forums and couldn't find anything. We had a normal landline that was connected to copper. When Telkom decided to replace the copper line with fibre they obviously did away with the normal fixed copper landline and gave the...
  13. Hanno Labuschagne

    SA mobile data prices compared with African and overseas countries

    SA mobile data prices compared with African and overseas countries South Africa's mobile data prices are relatively expensive compared to some other African countries. However, we compare fairly well to the UK, UK, Netherlands, and Germany. We compared the price of 1GB, 5GB, and 10GB of...
  14. Jan

    Don't shout at your ISP or Disney+ too much over WACS cable break problems

    Slow Internet in South Africa — Who to blame Although it seems logical to blame Internet service providers and platform operators like Disney+ for badly performing online services in South Africa, they aren’t the main culprits for the country’s current connectivity problems. Internet users in...
  15. Jan

    Telkom doubles down on 0% salary increases

    Telkom offers workers 0% salary increase Telkom and two unions representing most of its workers have failed to reach an agreement over salary increases for the 2023/2024 financial year. This week, an alliance consisting of the Communications Workers Union and South African Communications Union...
  16. Yoda Arain

    eSIM on Prepaid! Almost impossible

    After the break of news that Vodacom is offering eSIMs to Prepaid users last month on the forum and then later on MyBB, I tried my luck. I went to a Vodacom store at a nearby mall, and the staff said their system doesn't yet have the functionality to offer eSIM to prepaid customers. I thought I...
  17. Jan

    Analytico: ISPs with the strongest brand in South Africa (April 2023)

    Afrihost crushes the competition Afrihost has extended its lead over Vox, Telkom, and Rain as the Internet service provider (ISP) with the strongest brand in South Africa. This was revealed in Analytico’s 2023 South African Broadband and ISP Brand Report released this week.
  18. Jan

    Telkom quarterly trading update - revenue up, Ebitda down, selling off Swiftnet, stakes in Openserve and BCX

    Telkom earnings pummelled by load-shedding and people not paying their bills Telkom has released a trading update for the quarter that ended on 30 June 2023, reporting 3.8% higher group revenue, while group Ebitda declined 4.2%. By the end of the quarter, Telkom reported that its revenue was...
  19. MDKza

    WiFi calling FQDN's for all the major operators currently

    Recently had to scrape this info together. Hope it can help someone else in future. - Vodacom - Telkom - Cell-C - MTN
  20. Jan

    Vodacom vs MTN consumer brand battle

    Marketing battle between Vodacom and MTN Vodacom had a slight edge over MTN as the top mobile broadband provider in South Africa, with Telkom and Rain sighting for third place. Cell C failed to make a real showing. This was revealed in Analytico’s 2023 South African Broadband and ISP Brand...