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

Nov 13, 2017

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

Govt moves in on cable thieves

Sep 11, 2015

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

Telkom moves from copper to wireless

Mar 5, 2015

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

Copper theft knocks economy

Dec 10, 2010

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

Royal Security mum on copper theft

May 28, 2010

New accusations surface against Telkom and its hired security companies.

Copper market drives theft

Aug 17, 2007

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