On 3rd August, 1000 polling stations are going to be set up with free WiFi as Municipal elections take place, courtesy of Telkom.

The telco says it is providing the free Wi-Fi to showcase its network, which will utilise Telkom’s existing LTE/4G infrastructure.


Telkom will also fulfil the requests of broadcasters and media channels through the use of dedicated Internet links.

Telkom will provide a variety of ICT solutions to be sure that every point of the electoral chain.

The solution include access for the IEC’s wide-area network through Telkom’s virtual private network services platform, which uses multiple access mediums, including satellite technology, Diginet/Martis, Metro LAN, ADSL and ISDN technologies.