Since Telkom announced its mobile wireless internet service there have been lots of questions asked and some have been answered.
Here are mine.
I have a Telkom phone line at home and .384 Telkom all access internet connection (I work from home). Costs: DSL Fast R133.33 excl VAT, Telephone line R116.93 excl VAT, T1 AllAccess 5Gig R130.70 excl VAT total R380.96 excl VAT. VAT at 14% (which I pay) R53.33. NOTE THIS EXCLUDES COSTS OF PHONE CALLS PLUS VAT! Figure an additional R114 for these VAT included and my total monthly telephone bill comes to R548.29.
Now if I drop the phone rental and hence the ADSL and go for 8ta, I will get 10Gig data at 7Meg speed for R199 per month (Vat included???). PLUS the cost of the modem, PLUS R200 installation fee.
Now for the kicker. What about cost of telephone calls? How do I get phone calls with 8ta? AND, what happens to these costs AFTER the 24 month promo? Will they suddenly increase drastically?
So based on these facts, how do I proceed? Let's have your thoughts.