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4:10

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.

2:50
25 Mar

Telkom to cut IP Connect broadband prices

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

4:50

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.

2:20
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.

2:50
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.

3:10
Jan 23, 2020

Cable ship finally departs to fix broken submarine cables

Weather conditions permitting, it is anticipated the vessel will reach its first repair site on the evening of 28 January.

3:00
Jan 21, 2020

Openserve diverts traffic after dual submarine cable break

The Telkom subsidiary cannot give clear timelines on when the broken subsea cable systems will be fully restored.

0:50
Jan 17, 2020

Ndabeni-Abrahams concerned about Telkom’s massive job cuts

The comms minister schedules an urgent meeting with Telkom following reports the telecoms giant plans to trim its workforce.

1:20
Jan 16, 2020

Openserve hit by dual submarine cable break

The company liaises with the WACS and SAT3/WASC consortiums to determine the cause of the simultaneous loss of service on both cable systems. 

2:40
Jan 16, 2020

Union slams Telkom for paying execs R100m then retrenching workers

A company cannot pay its executive team more than R100 million and then get rid of 3 000 of its workforce, says Solidarity.  

2:00
Jan 16, 2020

Telkom to cut thousands of jobs

Faced with declining fixed voice revenues, the company will shed thousands of jobs as it reduces its wage bill.

1:20
Dec 18, 2019

Cable theft hampers services in Mitchells Plain

Openserve customers in the Western Cape suburb have been left without full services following a major incident of cable theft.

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