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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.