Streaming Bundles for our Mobile Customers
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Telkom has made streaming on your mobile device, anywhere, much easier and more affordable. If you want to continue streaming your favourite music or videos while commuting or while you wait for your meeting.
These Mobile streaming bundles are the ones for you.
Save on mobile data costs by topping up with an affordable Video and Music streaming mobile data bundle from Telkom.
Affordable mobile data bundles to stream video from a host of content providers like YouTube, Netflix, and Showmax as well as stream audio music from providers like Simfy Africa and Apple Music.
Telkom Streaming Data bundles have been developed to provide Telkom Mobile customers with affordable data to stream content available from all Telkom Content Partners.
YouTube (incl. YouTube Music), Netflix, Showmax, DStv Now and Google Play Movies & TV
Apple Music, Simfy Africa and Cliff Central.
Please take note that Google Play Music has been shut down by Google and Google has replaced it with YouTube Music effective as from 31 December 2020. Telkom has subsequently removed Google Play Music as a Telkom Music content partner. Since YouTube Music will offer video streaming of music it will be a new Telkom Video content partner. Our legacy FreeMe customers on a 2GB or higher FreeMe plan will no longer be able to use their allocated LIT Music data allowance to stream YouTube Music. Our legacy FreeMe customers on 5GB and higher plans streaming music/video from YouTube Music will still consume from their LIT Video data allowance. There is no impact on the current FreeMe offers since the Data for streaming allows for streaming from both Music and Video content partners. Telkom Streaming Content Partners may vary as additional partners are onboarded or existing partners exit the Content partner relationship. Refer to link below for more information regarding this Google music change: https://support.google.com/youtubemusic/thread/62843644?hl=en
Streaming bundles offer a single bundle for all streaming purposes, provided it is a Telkom content partner.
After topping up with a Streaming data bundle – streaming content from these partners will consume data from your streaming data bundle and not from your plan data. The Telkom Streaming bundles can consume both video and music content from our Music & Video Streaming partners.
All our new FreeMe plans, as from the smallest variation, FreeMe 800MB, comes with an additional Data allocation for streaming that can be used on both our Video as well as Music streaming partners platforms. Should you require more data for streaming during the month you can purchase an additional Streaming bundle valid for 24-hours, 7 days or 31 days. In order to buy just dial *180# from your mobile phone, followed by the option for Bundle Purchases, followed by the option for LIT Bundle, then select LIT Streaming Bundle.
Please note when subscribing to the LIT Streaming Music bolt-on data bundle via USSD, this data will be exclusive for music streaming and only caters for audio and not video streaming via the above Music streaming partners. This Music data cannot be used for streaming music via the You Tube Music platform, since this also includes video streaming of Music.
See below for the different Streaming Data bundle options and prices.
Daily Bundles (24-hour validity)
Weekly bundles (7 days validity)
Monthly bundles (31 days validity)
You can stream music from Apple Music, Cliff Central or Simfy Africa. Create and share your own playlists, or download tracks to listen to offline.
All our new FreeMe offers include data for streaming. Should you require more data for specifically music streaming you can easily buy another LIT Streaming Music bundle. Also via by dialling *180# from your mobile phone. The LIT Music bundle is available at R100 for 10GB Music streaming data. Please not that this data can only be used via our Music partners and will only apply to music audio streaming, it excludes video streaming or music video streaming. It also excludes You Tube Music streaming. You have a choice between the above Music Streaming partners. You can select one or two, or all three – but you’ll have to register and pay for each their respective subscription fee, Telkom mobile offers you affordable data to stream audio music content available from all Telkom Content Partners. Once you’ve done this, you can start music streaming immediately.
Streaming bundles allow you to stream video from content providers like YouTube, including YouTube Music, Netflix, Google Play Movies, Showmax and DSTV Now. All our new FreeMe offers include data for music and video streaming. Should you require more data for specifically video streaming you can easily buy another Streaming monthly bundle, from only a R100 for 2GB of Streaming data.
For Video and Music streaming all you have to do is subscribe to a Telkom mobile service. If you are on a FreeMe package, various allocations of streaming data are already included, if not, simply recharge/TopUp or buy a Streaming Bundle. That allows you to stream voice and music without using up the data in your monthly plan or other data bundles you have purchased.
If you’re an existing Telkom mobile subscriber and want to buy a Streaming bundle all you need to do is dial *180# and simply follow the step-by-step instructions to purchase a LIT_ Streaming Bundle. Alternatively, you can use the Telkom APP as well.
There is a wide arrange of video and music streaming partners you can choose from. (Refer to Current Telkom Streaming Partners above) You can select one or two, or all of them – but you’ll have to register and pay for each, their respective subscription fee. Once you’ve done this, you can start video streaming immediately.
If you’re unsure of which service to choose, some of the service providers do offer free trial periods, so you can test a service before committing. To find out more you can visit their respective sites.
All our new FreeMe plans, as from the FreeMe 800MB, include various allocations of streaming data for both music and video across the FreeMe portfolio. Once this allocation of Streaming data has been depleted, you’ll still be able to stream, but the data you use will be deducted from your All-network data in your plan or you can top up with an additional Streaming bundle.
Telkom’s FreeMe mobile plans as well as Streaming Data bundles have been developed to provide our customers with affordable mobile data to stream content available from all Telkom Content Partners.
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