Basic guide to buy data on Telkom mobile in 2020

Telkom is one of the best communication service provider in South Africa. Some of the products offered by the company include voice, internet, and network services.

The company functions in over 38 countries across Africa, making it easy for subscribers to enjoy affordable internet and call at a lower rate.

In this article, we’ll guide you how to buy data on your Telkom mobile. Read on to know:

How do you buy bundles through Telkom Mobile?

There are various ways to purchase Telkom internet on your mobile phone .

  • Dial *180* to select the bundle package that you want.
  • You can also top up your bundles by logging on to the self-service portal and then buy the bundle from there. Moreover, the portal has various tools that you can use to view your usage and top up more internet.
  • Use the Telkom mobile app that is available for both iOS and Android devices, but in this case, you will need an internet connection to log in.
  •  You can also purchase mobile internet from Telkom stores, Ned bank, Flash, FNB, Standard Bank, PEP, Edcon, ABSA, Shoprite, Foschini and Shoe City.

How much is data on Telkom mobile?

Here are the prices of prepaid bundles. Once-off bundles are valid for 2 months apart from the 20 GB, which is valid for 6 months and the 50 GB and 100 GB bundles, which are valid for 12 months. Note that these prices are as of December 18th, 2018, and the company may offer different prices for the holidays and other occasions as they deem fit.

For FreeMe bundles, you will pay as follows:

Here are the prices for time-based bundles.

How do I purchase Telkom mobile data directly without topping up airtime?

It is not a must to have airtime for you to purchase bundles for your mobile phone. To do so, you need to purchase a PIN-less or PIN-based voucher. A pinless voucher permits one to get an electronic PIN-less voucher through point of sale systems found in the Direct Stores as well as other shops. Then, you can recharge with a package directly without using the traditional method of first purchasing airtime and then converting it to a bundle.

All you need to do after you get the electronic PIN based voucher is to dial *188* PIN# (the PIN is formed of the digits on the PIN-less voucher) and the data will be automatically loaded into your SIM card.

Telkom Mo’Nice deals 

The mobile data deals were crafted to meet the needs of varying clients; hence, the offers and prices for voice bundles and prepaid ones are different for each subscriber as they depend on one’s usage and behavior.

Some of the latest deals for the Mo’Nice campaign include:

  • 45MB (valid for 2 days) – R0.50
  • 250MB (valid for 14 days) – R2.75
  • 1GB (valid for 30 days) – R12.00

To purchase the Mo’Nice data, dial *123#

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