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A Comprehensive Guide To Telkom Kenya's Home Internet Plans: Adorable Option For Every Household.

Telkom home internet
 Telkom Home is a product that connects homes  with super fast uninterrupted 4G internet.
This product targets heavy internet users who would like to stream movies, shows or connect to the internet for whatever reason and is a great alternative to fixed internet including fiber home internet.
Telkom Kenya are working hard to regain it's position in the Kenyan telecommunications space that has been largely dominated by Safaricom, and in order to remain competitive it has had to come with some of the best Data deals in the country only rivaled by Airtel and faiba.
Telkom home is a great product for homes or Small offices, and for businesses there is a different product for them known as Telkom business.
If you are living in a Telkom LTE zone, then you can get unlimited internet connectivity at affordable prices.

Telkom Kenya's Home Internet Plans.

Telkom Kenya offers a range of data bundles for home users, focusing on affordability and flexibility. Here's a breakdown of their key offerings:

Daily Plans

5 GB for Ksh 250 (valid for 24 hours)

Monthly Plans

12 GB for Ksh 1,000

30 GB for Ksh 2,000

50 GB for Ksh 3,000

Unlimited Plan for Ksh 4,000 (FUP of 13.3 GB per day)

Unlimited Plus for Ksh 5,500 (FUP of 16.6 GB per day)

Extended Validity Plans

100 GB for Ksh 6,000 (valid for 90 days)

Telkom's plans are particularly appealing due to their competitive pricing and the inclusion of a 4G router for some bundles, making them a practical choice for households looking to balance cost and performance​.

If you exhaust your bundle plan you have to purchase a new one. Otherwise you will be charged at a flat rate of Ksh. 2 Bob per Mb.
For the monthly unlimited, you can browse at full speeds up to 4Gb per day, up to 6Gb at 1 mbps and 512 kbps if you exceed 6Gb per day.
This means  the unlimited plan gives you up to 120 GB of data per month on full speed, and you can exceed this but at a slower rate.
Closely compared with the Freedom bundles  Telkom home plans seems a little cheaper.
For Ksh.2999, Telkom home gives you 36 GB monthly while for the same amount and validity period freedom bundles gives 35 GB.

Comparing Telkom with Other Providers

To understand how Telkom's offerings stack up against the competition, let's look at some popular alternatives:

Safaricom Home Fibre

Prices start at Ksh 2,900 for 8 Mbps and go up to Ksh 11,999 for 100 Mbps. Safaricom is known for its widespread coverage and reliable service​.

Zuku.

Offers internet plans starting at Ksh 2,799 for 10 Mbps to Ksh 5,999 for 60 Mbps. Zuku also provides TV bundle options for an additional fee​.

Airtel

Their 4G SmartBox plans include 40 GB for Ksh 2,000 and 100 GB for Ksh 4,000, targeting both light and heavy internet users​.

Jamii Telecommunications (Faiba)

Packages range from Ksh 1,000 for 25 GB to Ksh 6,000 for 210 GB, offering some of the most cost-effective data options​ (Techweez)​.

Poa! Internet

Provides unlimited internet at Ksh 1,500 per month with an initial installation fee of Ksh 3,500. This is a budget-friendly option for unlimited access​.

Why Choose Telkom Kenya?

Telkom Kenya's home internet plans stand out for several reasons:

Affordability: Telkom's prices are competitive, particularly for higher data limits and unlimited plans.

Flexibility: A variety of plans cater to different usage patterns, from daily needs to extended validity options.

Inclusion of Equipment: The inclusion of a 4G router with some bundles adds value, simplifying the setup process for new users.

Coverage and Reliability: Telkom has been expanding its network, ensuring reliable service across more regions in Kenya.


What you need to enjoy Telkom home plans.
If you are a new subscriber, then all you need is a 4G enabled router. The router will come with:
  • A 4G SIM card on home profile.(you cannot access home plans on your normal Telkom SIM unless you visit a Telkom shop to be converted to home plan)
  • 10 GB free data bundles valid for the first one month.
If you already have a Telkom router, then you will need to get a 4G SIM card under Home profile.
Those on home talk can directly buy the new bundles but for better experience should ensure both their router and SIM are 4G enabled.
Telkom has two great routers:
 Telkom 4G mifi which is a portable wireless internet router capable of connecting up to 15 users at a go.
Telkom home internet plans
Telkom mifi router 
Then there's  Telkom CPE router which is a heavy duty router. It can connect up to 32 users through either WiFi, LAN or both.
Telkom home plans
Telkom CPE router

Currently there is a limited offer where a new subscriber to this service gets a Telkom 4G CPE router at a cost of Ksh. 9,999.
It comes with 10Gb data valid for one month.
If you get the 10 GB welcome bones as a new Telkom home subscriber then at the expiry of the free data you will need to purchase data either daily, weekly, monthly or 90 day bundles.
choose a data plan depending on your data consumption and financial ability.

Related:
How to subscribe for Telkom home unlimited data plans
Apart from a 4G Telkom router, you are also required to have a 4g sim card, different from your mobile phone Sim card.
To register kindly visit your nearest Telkom Kenya shop.
To purchase a bundle of your choice:
  •  Top up using Telkom Kenya scratch cards or m-pesa pay bill number 220220 and enter your home data number as your account number.
  • Or visit http://myaccount.telkom.co.ke/.
  • Once your account has been credited, diall *222# from your Telkom mobile number or visit your nearest Telkom Shop.
  • You can as well call Telkom care at 100 for assistance.
Please note that all the above home plan bundles are prepay and subscribers can enjoy other Telkom Kenya services like calls at ksh.4 a minute and SMS at 1 Bob a minute.
If you don't use all your data before the expiry of your data plan, the remaining bundles won't be rolled over to the next period. However, if you buy a new plan before the expiry of the existing plan,the bundles will be summed up with the new ones.
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