Analysts say Telkom problems self-inflicted, as job cuts begin
As the company begins retrenchment consultations, analysts say most of its problems emanate from protecting legacy technologies.
Openserve diverts traffic after dual submarine cable break
The Telkom subsidiary cannot give clear timelines on when the broken subsea cable systems will be fully restored.
Ndabeni-Abrahams concerned about Telkom’s massive job cuts
The comms minister schedules an urgent meeting with Telkom following reports the telecoms giant plans to trim its workforce.
Telcos urged to minimise jobs bloodbath amid Telkom retrenchments
With Telkom looking to let go of 3 000 employees, analysts say operators must shift some of the affected employees to new revenue lines.
Union slams Telkom for paying execs R100m then retrenching workers
A company cannot pay its executive team more than R100 million and then get rid of 3 000 of its workforce, says Solidarity.
MNOs deploy additional resources as load-shedding bites
Mobile operators are investing hundreds of millions of rands to mitigate the effects of Eskom’s rolling blackouts.
Big blow for Vodacom, MTN as CompCom orders data cost cut
The two dominant telcos have been lambasted for having a strong monopoly in the mobile data sector.