The new prices apply to capped and uncapped ADSL accounts, as well as bundled products which include ADSL line rental.
From 1 August 2014, Telkom will increase the price of three of its uncapped ADSL products, and reduce the rate of two products.
With some of Telkom’s uncapped ADSL prices increasing, it raises the question how the new prices will stack up against competing products.
The following table provides an overview of uncapped ADSL prices from South Africa’s main ISPs.
|Uncapped ADSL prices (data accounts only)|
|2Mbps uncapped ADSL accounts|
|Cybersmart||Home uncapped ADSL||R195|
|Openweb||Everyday uncapped ADSL||R195|
|Web Africa||Home Uncapped ADSL||R199|
|Telkom Internet||Do Uncapped Basic||R229|
|Vox Telecom||Uncapped ADSL||R239|
|4Mbps uncapped ADSL accounts|
|Telkom Internet||Do Uncapped Advanced||R286|
|Cybersmart||Home uncapped ADSL||R295|
|Openweb||Everyday uncapped ADSL||R295|
|Web Africa||Home Uncapped ADSL||R299|
|Vox Telecom||Uncapped ADSL||R359|
|10Mbps uncapped ADSL accounts|
|Cybersmart||Home uncapped ADSL||R375|
|Vox Telecom||Uncapped ADSL||R399|
|Web Africa||Home Uncapped ADSL||R499|
|Openweb||Everyday uncapped ADSL||R549|
|Telkom Internet||Do Uncapped Premium Plus||R574|
|20Mbps uncapped VDSL accounts|
|Cybersmart||Home uncapped VDSL||R675|
|Openweb||Everyday uncapped VDSL||R995|
|Telkom Internet||Do Uncapped Elite||R1,099|
|40Mbps uncapped VDSL accounts|
|Cybersmart||Home uncapped VDSL||R995|
|Telkom Internet||Do Uncapped Elite Plus||R1,799|