Openserve bets on fibre-on-demand strategy for growth

Telkom’s wholesale unit rolls out its fibre-on-demand service, as part of its push to expand its fibre footprint beyond South African cities and suburbs.

Aug 5, 2021

Market lauds Telkom as Maseko hands baton to Taukobong

Analysts believe Serame Taukobong is a good appointment who will calm market jitters initially caused by news of the incumbent CEO’s departure.

Aug 4, 2021

Serame Taukobong replaces Sipho Maseko as Telkom CEO

The company says the CEO designate is a seasoned executive with deep experience in the ITC sector in SA and on the rest of the continent.

Aug 4, 2021

Telkom targets adjacent markets as mobile surge continues

The telephony group is going strong, having produced a stellar performance in the quarter, as revenues in the consumer segment ticked up.

Jul 26, 2021

Analysts hail Maseko’s Telkom ‘masterclass’ as he bows out

Outgoing Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko managed to chip away at all the big three players’ market share, to become a viable competitor, say industry watchers.

Jul 2, 2021

Ex-Openserve boss Alphonzo Samuels quits Telkom board

The telco announces the appointment of Olufunke Ighodaro and Ethel Matenge-Sebesho as independent non-executive directors.

May 27, 2021

Telkom to reuse legacy copper infrastructure in fibre, 5G push

The company plans to repurpose some of its legacy copper infrastructure as it shifts focus to next-generation technologies such as fibre and 5G.

May 24, 2021

Next-gen tech makes lion’s share of Telkom’s income

The company says despite a challenging economic environment, group revenue grew 0.4% to R43.2 billion for the financial year ended 31 March.

May 6, 2021

Telkom fights graft with whistleblowing platform

The company unveils a platform to enable the public to report any acts or suspected acts of fraud, corruption and irregular conduct.

Apr 22, 2021

Telkom defends fibre prices deemed anti-competitive

The company says its prices are not anti-competitive, but designed to serve South African consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 12, 2021

Herotel positions to become national fibre player

Although the operator has announced compelling fibre prices, analysts say its footprint remains small, fragmented and mainly outside the main urban centres of the country.


Openserve continues to transform broadband access in SA

Price reductions for Openserve Pure Connect will be introduced on 1 April.

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