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Make the first step – Join the Global Network

E-tel Express – Franchise Success Story

Thank you for your franchise enquiry. Herewith please find the enclosed information regarding the E-tel Express Postal, Courier, Telegram, Business & Communication Franchise opportunity.



Communications and connectivity remains the core of any business, along with the need for personal usage when e-shopping, using e-commerce or simply staying in touch with a valued friend or client.

E-tel Express provides fast and cost effective methods of communication and communication products to its Store customers, as well as offering a range of communication services that a customer can even access and use from home.

It is this global focus and dedication that has helped the team behind the E-tel Express franchise concept, to grow the group worldwide.


E-tel Express franchising offers a one stop retail opportunity in the business and communications industry, ranging from:

  • electronic communication (email, internet access, e-commerce, e-shopping);
  • business communications (photocopying, laminating, binding, printing, stationery);
  • message services (Sms, Fax, Telegram, telex etc);
  • postal courier services (telegram delivery, local and international courier, mail box rentals, etc).


E-tel Express is part of the Network Telex Group of Companies established in the UK in 1991 and celebrating is 25TH Year in 2015.

The Group has a global footprint and continues to grow from strength to strength. Communications technologies have changed dramatically over the years, but the E-tel Express brand has continued to evolve in order to make state of the art electronic communication available to its customers worldwide.

E-tel Express is a full member of the Franchise Association of South Africa.

Training & Support:

Franchisees are carefully selected and the E-tel Express ideology is transferred through face to face, personal, in-depth and onsite training.

We offer guaranteed support and assistance with new premises site location, store set up, printing and design enabling a full turnkey opening and we provide a wide variety of marketing materials to increase your sales.

Instant income is achieved by the handling of telegrams and documents as part of the existing Network Telex global network.


More information:

  • The total turnkey set up cost is in the region of R295,000 exclusive of VAT including franchise joining fee of R50,000
  • The total set up cost will vary slightly, depending on the size of the proposed location and excludes landlord, Telkom and working capital (we recommend R100 000 or 6 months operating expenses).
  • Store size range 60 – 80 meters

Finance Options Available – Purchase Monthly to E-tel Express