copper cable theft
Nov 13, 2017

Joburg mayor blames 'inside job' for R2m data centre heist

The city was robbed of copper cables worth R2 million at its data centre and disaster recovery centre.

Sep 11, 2015

Govt moves in on cable thieves

Cabinet approves a Bill that reclassifies copper cable theft as an economic crime.

Mar 5, 2015

Telkom moves from copper to wireless

The telco will soon replace its copper-based connection used for its fixed-line prepaid service with wireless technology.

Dec 10, 2010

Copper theft knocks economy

The South African economy suffers an estimated R5 billion in losses per year due to copper cable theft.

May 28, 2010

Royal Security mum on copper theft

New accusations surface against Telkom and its hired security companies.

Aug 17, 2007

Copper market drives theft

Cable theft cost Telkom over R300 million in replacement and security in the past year.

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