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6:00

Telco base stations under siege amid latest load-shedding

As power blackouts persist, mobile operators see a spike in incidents of theft and vandalism of their infrastructure, leaving communities without connectivity.

2:30

President Ramaphosa wants spectrum impasse resolved soon

The president calls for mediation in the legal disputes that have held back the country’s spectrum auction process.

2:30
Thursday

Telkom plans fintech offensive as digital wallet service grows

The company signed up 10 000 subscribers to its digital wallet operated on WhatsApp – Telkom Pay – since its launch in December 2020.

2:30
Tuesday

Telkom launches virtual card for transacting on WhatsApp

The telecoms company unveils Africa’s first Mastercard virtual card for use on WhatsApp, enabling Telkom Pay customers to make e-commerce payments.

4:40
27 May

Telkom to reuse legacy copper infrastructure in fibre, 5G push

The company plans to repurpose some of its legacy copper infrastructure as it shifts focus to next-generation technologies such as fibre and 5G.

4:10
24 May

Telkom unit BCX’s woes persist

The company sees 10% reduction in revenue and says the severe financial pressure experienced by customers led to reduced IT spend and expenditure delays.

3:50
24 May

Next-gen tech makes lion’s share of Telkom’s income

The company says despite a challenging economic environment, group revenue grew 0.4% to R43.2 billion for the financial year ended 31 March.

3:40

Vodacom ramps up fibre plans, signalling multibillion investment

The multibillion-rand fibre investment plan is part of the company’s strategic direction of diversifying revenues from its mobile business.

2:00
20 May

Telkom intros full prepaid international roaming services

Customers can activate international roaming through the telco’s self-service platforms, either via the Web site or USSD.

4:00
May 6, 2021

Telkom uses broadband as bait in new consumer strategy

The company says its primary focus is to make broadband accessible to all South Africans, to drive economic activity following the COVID-19 pandemic.

2:10
May 6, 2021

Telkom fights graft with whistleblowing platform

The company unveils a platform to enable the public to report any acts or suspected acts of fraud, corruption and irregular conduct.

3:50
Apr 22, 2021

Telkom defends fibre prices deemed anti-competitive

The company says its prices are not anti-competitive, but designed to serve South African consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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