Sep 16, 2020

Telkom seals roaming deal with Norway’s Telenor

Telkom says the managed roaming service deal enables it to utilise and be part of Telenor’s group scale to optimise wholesale roaming revenue and cost.

Aug 6, 2020

BitCo connects to Frogfoot’s home fibre network

The Internet service provider officially launches its fibre-to-the-home services on the Frogfoot home fibre network.

Jul 22, 2020

Telkom drives ‘compulsory’ copper to fibre switch

The telecommunications company is hard at work upgrading its customers from copper ADSL Internet, to fibre.

May 4, 2020

MTN boosts COVID-19 relief as SA gradually returns to work

The company announces an expanded relief package, ranging from ICT equipment to food parcels, as a significant number of businesses resume trading today.

Apr 29, 2020

Telkom unit Openserve to wholesale copper broadband

The company is set to wholesale its copper broadband access network through its new suite of Openserve Pure Connect products.

Apr 24, 2020

Openserve joins Vumatel, Frogfoot in data speed upgrades

Telkom’s wholesale unit upgrades fibre and DSL data speeds for a three-month period, following in the footsteps of its competitors.

Apr 20, 2020

Telkom’s Openserve sees spike in cable theft during lockdown

The company sees multiple incidents of copper theft which, assuming everyone is under lockdown, should not have happened, says CEO Althon Beukes.

Mar 30, 2020

Vessel departs to fix WACS cable as ISPs re-route traffic

While South African Internet service providers redirect traffic, a cable vessel is on its way to fix the broken West Africa Cable System.

Mar 25, 2020

Telkom to cut IP Connect broadband prices

The company reaches agreement with the Competition Commission to reduce its wholesale broadband prices to ISPs.

Mar 23, 2020

Openserve technicians leave en masse as Telkom’s job cuts bite

The company’s network modernisation from copper to fibre means many technicians will no longer be needed.

Mar 5, 2020

Cash-strapped Telkom to auction off more assets

The company looks to sell 53 properties, saying the proceeds will be used to modernise its network.

Feb 19, 2020

SA’s connectivity fully restored after subsea cable fix

South Africans can now breathe a sigh of relief as international connectivity capacity returns to normal, says Openserve.

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