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Telkom has launched a “double your ADSL data” promotion – we compare it with other capped products on the market

September 2, 2013
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Telkom has introduced a “double your data” promotion, giving capped data users double their monthly data allowance during the promotional period.

Telkom’s helpdesk confirmed the promotion, explaining that it forms part of their “Telkom Internet soft cap” promotion.

The promotion runs from 1 September 2013 until 31 March 2014.

This promotion ups the value to Telkom Internet ADSL subscribers, raising the question of how the ISP’s new capped accounts stack up against competing providers.

The following table provides an overview of how Telkom Internet’s ADSL data promotion compares with other capped products in the market.

10GB capped ADSL accounts
ISP Monthly data allowance Price Cost per GB
Telkom Internet 10GB (5GB + 5GB) R99 R9.90
Cybersmart 10GB R135 R13.50
Openweb 10GB R148 R14.80
Web Africa 10GB R149 R14.90
MWEB 10GB R199 R19.90
15GB – 20GB capped ADSL accounts
Telkom Internet 20GB (10GB + 10GB) R149 R7.45
MWEB 20GB R239 R11.95
Afrihost 15GB R190 R12.67
Web Africa 15GB R199 R13.27
40GB – 50GB capped ADSL accounts
Vox Telecom 50GB R219 R4.39
Telkom Internet 40GB (20GB + 20GB) R239 R5.98
Axxess 50GB R385 R7.70
Openweb 50GB R398 R7.96
Afrihost 50GB R399 R7.98
Web Africa 50GB R399 R7.98
MWEB 50GB R449 R8.98
100GB capped ADSL accounts
Vox Telecom 100GB R430 R4.30
Telkom Internet 100GB (50GB + 50GB) R645 R6.45
Axxess 100GB R690 R6.90
Openweb 100GB R798 R7.98
Web Africa 100GB R799 R7.99

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