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By Staff Writer

On the back of Telkom’s recent introduction of a range of mobile voice bundles, Telkom today announced four new SmartPhone plans offering customers three times the value of the plan they purchase.

“These new plans give Telkom customers more choice as well as three times the value,” says Attila Vitai, Telkom’s Managing Director: Consumer and Mobile Services.

As an example, the Smartphone Basic package allows customers to pay R50 and receive 150MB of data, 150 SMSs, and 150 total voice minutes. This is made up of 50 minutes for Telkom mobile calls, another 50 minutes for Telkom fixed-line calls, and the remaining 50 minutes for use on other networks. As a result, customers need never go out of bundle again.

Customers are able to top up the service they use most often. An individual who makes calls to Telkom fixed-line numbers more often than other types of voice calls can top up just with the minutes of the same calling type rather than going out-of-bundle.

Telkom offers best value for prepaid consumers, according to new study  published on Monday by Tarifica, a leading telecommunications pricing research firm.

The plans are broken down accordingly (SIM only):

Package Price All Network Minutes Telkom Mobile Minutes Telkom Fixed Line Minutes SMS Data (MB) Free Wi-Fi
SmartPhone Basic R50 50 50 50 150 150 Yes
SmartPhone Essential R100 100 100 100 300 300 Yes
SmartPhone Advanced R200 200 200 200 600 600 Yes
SmartPhone Premium R300 300 300 300 900 900 Yes

 

Customers will be able to subscribe to these plans from 22 July. The plans are designed for those looking for exceptional value at an affordable price, and can be bundled with a wide range of handsets.

“We’re continually expanding our mobile voice services in order to deliver the best value to our customers, so keep watching this space,” says Vitai.

More information on the bundles is available at www.telkom.co.za.

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