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2018-04-06| Telkom to offer new Huawei P20 series

The new Huawei P20 series of devices, including the P20 Lite and P20 devices, are available on Telkom FreeMe contracts from Friday 6 April 2018. The P20 Pro will be available from Friday 13 April 2018...


2018-03-29| Telkom Outlines Barriers to Further Lowering the Cost to Communicate in South Africa

Speaking in Parliament this week, Telkom, South Africa’s lowest data provider at R0.29 per MB outlined measures that could further lower the cost to communicate for South Africans...

2018-03-20| Telkom implements new harmonised short codes

Telkom confirms that it will implement the new harmonised short codes for customer support on its network in accordance with ICASA’s Number Plan Regulations...

2018-03-07| Telkom enables free voter registration

Telkom announced today that it has zero-rated access to the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) website for mobile users on its network to enable ...


2018-02-26| Telkom to offer the new Samsung S9 and Samsung S9 Plus with FreeMe Deals

Telkom today announced that the new Samsung S9 and S9 Plus smartphones will be available on its data driven FreeMe plans from 16 March 2018 in stores and online...

2018-02-08| Telkom chops prices for Chinese New Year

To celebrate Chinese New Year, Telkom and Huawei have announced eight unbelievable mobile deals, including handsets and free gifts on Telkom’s popular FreeMe data-centric contracts, available from 11 February to 5 March 2018.

2018-02-05| Telkom Invests in Network Optimisation with Massive MIMO Technology

Telkom has successfully concluded Africa’s first demonstration of 2.3GHz LTE TDD Massive MIMO (Advanced Multiple Antenna System). This technology represents the next step in Telkom’s continuing network evolution, as the company continues to optimise...