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6:30
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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.

3:00

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.

0:50
17 Jan

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.

5:00
16 Jan

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.

2:40
16 Jan

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.  

2:00
16 Jan

Telkom to cut thousands of jobs

Faced with declining fixed voice revenues, the company will shed thousands of jobs as it reduces its wage bill.

1:20
Dec 18, 2019

Cable theft hampers services in Mitchells Plain

Openserve customers in the Western Cape suburb have been left without full services following a major incident of cable theft.

7:10
Dec 10, 2019

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.

4:50
Dec 9, 2019

Top CEOs call out CompCom over #DataMustFall

Telkom’s Sipho Maseko and Johan van Zyl of African Rainbow Capital argue that the competition watchdog’s decisions on data prices will do more harm than good.

5:50

CompCom, ICASA headed for #DataMustFall battle

The Competition Commission declares data costs are too high and takes Vodacom and MTN to task, while ICASA maintains data prices are just right.

3:10

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.

2:50
Nov 29, 2019

Cell C rejects Telkom’s takeover bid

Telkom receives written notice from the Cell C board of directors rejecting its non-binding proposal.

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