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17 October 2014


The new Samsung Note 4 smartphone is now available at Telkom stores countrywide on the SmartPlan 50, SmartPlan 100 and Completely Unlimited deals.
The Note 4 is packed with new features. Movies and games come to life with the vivid display of the Super AMOLED Quad HD screen, and you’ll take brighter, blur-free photos with Smart Optical Image Stabilising and the ultra-wide selfie option. Best of all, the phone boasts 30% faster charging.
Samsung’s Note 4 is best experienced with a quality network and plenty of data. Telkom was recently voted fixed and mobile broadband provider of the year by readers of a leading online publication, and provides value-for-money contracts that ensure you’re always in touch.
The entry-level SmartPlan 50, priced at R449 a month, gives you:
  •          50 voice minutes per month
  •          500MB data, in addition to 75MB which is a standard feature of the plan per month
  •          Unlimited calls to Telkom Mobile numbers for the first 12 months
The SmartPlan 100 package, priced at R499 a month, aimed at consumers who are medium voice users looking for additional data benefits, includes:
  •          100 voice minutes per month
  •          Unlimited data until March 2015, and 1GB of data per month for the remaining period of the contract, in addition to 150MB which is a standard feature          of the plan
  •          Unlimited calls to Telkom Mobile numbers
Completely Unlimited offers people who call a lot and use a lot of data the comfort that they will always be in contact while managing their monthly telephony expenses. The package, at R1499 a month, includes:
  •          Unlimited voice minutes
  •          Unlimited SMS
  •          Unlimited data on the Telkom network
Consumers on this plan never have to worry about running out of data or voice minutes, and enjoy the convenience of a flat monthly rate.
All three plans offer free Wi-Fi access at 2500 hotspots around the country.
“We’re delighted to be able to offer a premium product such as the Samsung Note 4 to our customers, and we expect the device will be in high demand. The Note 4 is available from our stores, or can be ordered online at,” said Attila Vitai, Managing Director: Telkom Mobile and Consumer.
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