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.


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.


Eskom chairman joins MultiChoice board

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

25 Jun

Telkom boss sells R10.8m worth of shares

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


Supply chain security: what could possibly go wrong?

You must who in your supply chain is connected to your network, says Telkom’s Steve Jump.

Jun 5, 2019

Social impact, skills development contribute to BCX B-BBEE level one status

The status change comes as a result of parent company Telkom being granted B-BBEE facilitator status.


How Telkom’s broadband business has evolved

Telkom’s strategy to move customers from legacy copper-based services to newer technology results in a boom for its mobile broadband business.

May 28, 2019

More job cuts at Telkom

Telkom’s financial results reveal the group cut over 2 000 jobs last year, at a cost of R728 million.

May 28, 2019

Telkom CEO asks for 'sensible' spectrum pathway

South Africa needs an enlightened spectrum allocation process which fosters competition in the mobile market, says Telkom group CEO Sipho Maseko.

May 27, 2019

Telkom pulls in 4.5m new subscribers

Telkom sees an 86% increase in its mobile subscribers and now has 9.7 million customers in SA.

Apr 30, 2019

Telcos ignore half of social media complaints

Almost 45% of complaints on social media go unanswered by telecoms operators, says BrandsEye.


Telcos hit back at CompCom data report

The Competition Commission's reliance on data from 2017 leaves MTN and Vodacom fuming, as they say a lot has changed in the mobile data pricing sector in the past 18 months.

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