Telkom sells 170 000 FreeMe bundles in 6 months

It used to be all about voice. Those glorious years are over. Now it’s about data.

Sipho Maseko, Telkom CEO

Our packages are data-led propositions.

Sipho Maseko, Telkom CEO

People are watching less TV; they’re streaming more.

Sipho Maseko, Telkom CEO

Government has left us alone. That has worked very, very well.

Sipho Maseko, Telkom CEO

Telkom sold 170 000 prepaid FreeMe bundles in the six months to September.

FreeMe offers customers a data bundle with free voice, WhatsApp calls, text and Wi-Fi.

According to an analysis by Tariffic, the FreeMe packages are the top choice for high data and voice users in South Africa.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko.

Maseko discussed his company’s good results.

Listen to Maseko in the audio below.

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