23 November 2014 – TELKOM is now offering its customers that upgrade to a 10Mbps or faster Telkom ADSL line a new Internet-connected DStv Explora decoder for free as part of a 24-month subscription to Telkom will bundle the new DStv Explora decoder with its SmartHome Premium package for R899 on a 24 month contract.
The offer Â is now available from (yesterday) 22 November 2014 to both new and existing Telkom customers.
Telkom will also make the DStv Explora decoder and DStv WiFi Connector available at Telkom stores, where customers can get the DStv Explora for R1 999 and the DStv WiFi Connector for R399.
DStv customers will need to link their DStv Explora to their existing internet router, either by Ethernet cable or using the DStv WiFi Connector to enable these new services.
With Telkomâ€™s superfast broadband offer customers will be able to take full advantage of the DStv connected services. Customers get an additional 300 titles of the latest and greatest series, movies and other exclusive content on DStv Catch Up Plus through the internet enabled DStv Explora decoder.
Remote recording Â allows customers to record their favourite programmes from a remote location.
â€œAccess to entertainment content is one of the many possibilities that superfast broadband can enable. We are excited to offer customers access to seamless connectivity at superfast speeds that will ultimately amplify their entertainment experience. Going forward we continue to explore opportunities in which we connect our customers to even more content avenues,â€ says Telkom Group CEO, Sipho Maseko.
Imtiaz Patel, Group CEO for MultiChoice South Africa says, â€œOur connected services give our DStv Premium customers access to an even bigger world of entertainment on DStv Catch Up Plus.”
“Thanks to remote recording, our customers wonâ€™t miss any of their favourite shows. Our partnership with Telkom enables our customers to unlock these innovative services.â€ – MULTICHOICE