Telkom boss blasts Treasury’s view of SA's telecoms industry

Sipho Maseko slams National Treasury’s view in the country’s telecoms sector as ‘incoherent, ill-thought-out and chaotic’.


More unhappy consumers porting their mobile numbers

Over eight million customers to date have switched network providers due to dissatisfaction with the service and finding better deals elsewhere.

30 Aug

Telkom plots fintech deals to diversify business

The operator has spent a lot of time investigating and planning the right partnerships to offer payment and insurances services.


How SA operators' 4G availability compares

With a score of 83.6%, MTN remains the leader in Opensignal’s 4G availability measurements.

Aug 16, 2019

When Telkom switches off ADSL…

With performance and price points on par with LTE, HTS satellite offers attractive options for reliable off-grid business connectivity, says Q-KON Africa.

Aug 1, 2019

Gauteng promises free Internet to township households

Through a partnership with Vumatel, the Department of e-Government is looking to connect citizens in identified townships.

Jul 29, 2019

Openserve prioritises network modernisation

The company migrates customers from legacy copper to new fibre and investigates ways to remodel its systems.

Jul 26, 2019

BCX restructuring gaining traction, says Telkom

The telecommunications company says its subsidiary is arresting declining financial performance and is now ‘stabilised’.


Criminal syndicates wreak havoc at telco base stations

South African mobile operators lose hundreds of millions of rands due to criminals and vandals targeting their base stations, and they say the battle is far from over.

Jul 9, 2019

Fibre providers make a play for Soweto

Fibre network providers flock to lay fibre in Soweto, but pundits believe it’s likely to remain a premium service that mostly appeals to high income earners.

Jul 9, 2019

Eskom chairman joins MultiChoice board

The pay-TV operator names Jabu Mabuza and Fatai Adegboyega Sanusi as independent non-executive directors.

Jun 25, 2019

Telkom boss sells R10.8m worth of shares

Sipho Maseko disposes of 112 368 of his shares, banking over R10 million in the process.

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