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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.