The city was robbed of copper cables worth R2 million at its data centre and disaster recovery centre.
Cabinet approves a Bill that reclassifies copper cable theft as an economic crime.
The telco will soon replace its copper-based connection used for its fixed-line prepaid service with wireless technology.
The South African economy suffers an estimated R5 billion in losses per year due to copper cable theft.
New accusations surface against Telkom and its hired security companies.