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Frequently asked questions: ltea

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What happens to my LTE Advanced connection if I relocate?

Because this is fixed wireless broadband service we can't guarantee network coverage and reliability if you relocate. 

My area is currently not eligible for LTE Advanced. Who can I contact to query on when my area will get the service?

You can fill in your location on the coverage map and fill in the form to register your interest and we will get in touch when your area qualifies.

I live in an area covered by Telkom’s LTE Advanced network. Will I qualify for the SmartBroadband Uncapped Wireless offer?

Unfortunately not. Only select LTE areas qualify for this promotion. 

Which router do I get with the LTE Advanced service?

You will get a Huawei E5186 LTE router. This is an LTE category 6 device, supporting maximum downlink speeds of up to 224Mbps and uplink speeds of up to 10Mbps.

You will get a Huawei E5186 LTE router. This is an LTE category 6 device, supporting maximum downlink speeds of up to 224Mbps and uplink speeds of up to 10Mbps.

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Why is LTE Advanced better?

Being a mobile solution LTE Advanced does not require a wire-connection that goes into your home. It is completely plug n’ play. You can connect up to 32 wireless devices ...

Being a mobile solution LTE Advanced does not require a wire-connection that goes into your home. It is completely plug n’ play. You can connect up to 32 wireless devices simultaneously. At peak speeds of 150Mbps, you can:
Download an 10 GB HD movie in less than 8 Minutes
Download a 500 MB TV Series in less than 25 Seconds
Download a 60 MB music album in 9 seconds
Download 40 photos in 8 seconds
Allow lag-less online gaming at up to 150Mbps

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What is the difference between LTE and LTE Advanced Technologies?

LTE Advanced supports a lower latency in comparison to LTE technology. This is important in supporting services that require real time online capability like online gaming and high Quality of ...

LTE Advanced supports a lower latency in comparison to LTE technology. This is important in supporting services that require real time online capability like online gaming and high Quality of Service (QoS). LTE Advanced QoS provides a guaranteed experience for voice and data services in comparison to LTE, which provides best effort service. This makes it the best alternative to providing a fixed wireless service.

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What is LTE Advanced technology?

LTE Advanced, also known as 4G, is the next evolution from LTE technology. LTE-Advanced provides superfast internet that can turn your home into a fully connected WiFi hotspot, at lightning ...

LTE Advanced, also known as 4G, is the next evolution from LTE technology. LTE-Advanced provides superfast internet that can turn your home into a fully connected WiFi hotspot, at lightning speed.

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What is LTE Advanced?

LTE-Advanced, also known as 4G is, the next evolution from LTE technology. Telkom is the first to commercially launch this technology in South Africa.

LTE-Advanced provides theoretical network speeds of ...

LTE-Advanced, also known as 4G is, the next evolution from LTE technology. Telkom is the first to commercially launch this technology in South Africa.

LTE-Advanced provides theoretical network speeds of up to 1Gbps downlink and 500Mbps uplink speeds which is double the speeds of what LTE can achieve currently.

It gives you superfast internet that can turn your home into a fully connected Wi-Fi hotspot, at ground breaking download speeds of up to 150Mbps. This is three times faster than the best ADSL service currently on offer in the market.

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