This article is for South Africans that make use of Telkom mobile network. The usual way of purchasing data is to buy an airtime voucher and convert it to data bundles. Well, things have improved a bit as technology keeps improving day by day. Telkom is doing well to make it much easier for its customers to enjoy their services.
How to buy data on Telkom
- They now offer a pin-less data voucher which is for pre-paid data bundles. You can purchase this voucher via Point of sale systems within the Telkom Direct Stores and flagship stores. Once you have purchased it, You can then recharge with a data bundle directly.
- The second section is a pin-based data voucher that allows you to buy prepaid mobile services using a unique PIN. When you purchase it, dial *188*PIN# and the data will be loaded on to the SIM card.
- The last method works through the use of their app. Follow the below steps
Dial *180# and choose the option ‘bundle purchase.
Log in to your self-service portal and click on the “purchase bundle” option.
Telkom Stores, FNB, ABSA, Nedbank, Standard Bank, Edcon, Ackermans, Flash, PEP, Shoprite, Dunns, Foschini and Shoe City are some of the stores and institutions from where you can buy data bundles.
Download the Telkom mobile app on your phone. Log in to the app and instantly purchase your data package.