South Africa: Telkom Mobile offers free unlimited Wi-Fi

April 25, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms

Telkom Mobile offers free unlimited Wi-Fi access at over 400 hotspots across the country to subscribers on qualifying plans.

Attila Vitai, managing director of Telkom Mobile. (Image source: File)

“We are especially pleased to offer subscribers on qualifying Telkom Mobile SmartPlan, SmartSaver, SmartInternet, SmartInternet Promo, SmartInternet Saver plans free unlimited Wi-Fi,” says Mr Attila Vitai, Managing Director of Telkom Mobile.

Pre-paid and top-up subscribers are also allocated free Wi-Fi access for seven days or 30 days, subject to product-specific terms and conditions, when they recharge with airtime.

Subscribers who are not on qualifying plans can buy Telkom Mobile Wi-Fi ad hoc bundles valid for 30 minutes for R25 or 60 minutes for R40.

“Telkom Mobile is rolling out an extensive network of Wi-Fi hot spots. So far there are more than 400 secure Wi-Fi hotspots concentrated in metropolitan areas across the country,” explains Mr Vitai.

Subscribers are advised to check that there is a Telkom Mobile Wi-Fi hotspot nearby before buying an ad hoc data bundle. Once they have established availability of Wi-Fi access, customers can purchase a Wi-Fi bundle by dialling *180# or from the Self Service Portal at

“Telkom Mobile is geared to meet the demands of the data hungry consumer. Providing free Wi-Fi to our subscribers is just another way of us fulfilling this commitment,” concludes Mr Vitai.

Subscribers can find Wi-Fi hotspots in their area by visiting

Staff Writer



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