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.


Treasury unveils portal to measure damage from July riots

Government says the portal will be used to establish the extent of the damage, so that it can make more informed decisions on the support mechanisms.


Spectrum stalemate jeopardises SA’s growth, warn analysts

Given the slow pace of economic development, it’s in the country’s best interests to accelerate spectrum allocation, say analysts and industry players.


'Fresh start' after ICASA concession, comms minister undaunted

Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni will continue engagements with the telcos in search of an amicable solution for much-needed spectrum allocation.


ICASA fails to reach out of court settlement with spectrum litigants

Despite the parties’ best efforts, a comprehensive settlement has not been achieved at this stage, says the telecoms regulator.


Operators question ‘premature’ returning of temporary spectrum

Mobile operators call on the regulator to again extend the temporary spectrum allocation, as the country is still battling the COVID-19 pandemic.


Lunga Siyo appointed CEO of Telkom Consumer

Lunga Siyo is set to take over from Serame Taukobong, when the latter assumes the position of group CEO designate.

25 Aug

SA’s eSIM market competition intensifies with Telkom entry

With the current SIM forecast to be obsolete in the next decade, Telkom becomes the latest local telco to introduce eSIM support for its customers.

Aug 20, 2021

Telkom commits R10m to assist SMEs affected by unrest

The company says it has heeded the call to help clean up, rebuild and grow South Africa by launching the SME Relief Project.


Blow to SA telecoms industry as two stalwarts pass on

The industry mourns the passing of Dr Gabrielle Celli, former head of regulatory affairs at Telkom, and Pakamile Pongwana, former CEO of ICASA.


Women-led start-up wants share in fibre land grab

Terabit Technologies sets its sights on Africa’s fattening fibre market, with plans to expand operations to the rest of the continent.

Aug 5, 2021

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.

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