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 |  South Africa: Government Is Not Planning To Sell Stake In Telkom, Says CEO

Mr Sipho Masego, chief executive officer of Telkom South Africa, has responded to recent reporting indicating the South African government is planning to offload part or all of it’s more than 45% stake in the company.   Accordingly to Mr ...
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Telecom  |  South Africa: Telcos Gear Up For ‘Battle Royale’ Over 5G

By all indications, South African telco majors are gearing up to might big battles over who get 5G access. Telkom, MTN and Vodacom are all readying the war-chest for winning the fight.   Leading contender so far is Telkom, which ...
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Telkom South Africa’s Mobile Network Takes A Knock Due To Lockdown Usage - Reports

Telkom South Africa’s mobile network has reportedly taken a hit in recent weeks, with users experiencing much slower download speeds and higher latency compared to the period before the COVID-19 lockdown started. Over the past few weeks, Telkom subscribers have ...

ICASA And Telkom South Africa Embroiled In Spectrum Spat - Reports

South Africa’s communications regulator ICASA is involved in a dispute with Telkom following the regulator’s allocation of additional spectrum to the nation’s telcos. Telkom, the telco that operates both cellular and landline services, claims that the regulator has “expropriated” a ...

Telkom And Cell C Sign Agreements With South Africa’s Competition Commission - Reports

Telecoms operators Telkom and Cell C have reportedly inked agreements with the Competition Commission over IP Connect’s pricing as well as data prices respectively. Telkom agreed to reduce wholesale broadband access fees response to IP Connect pricing concerns raised last ...

Telkom South Africa: 2300 Prospective Retrenchees Opt For Voluntary Severance Packages - Reports

Approximately 2 300 Telkom staff members have opted for voluntary severance packages since the rollout of a business restructuring process earlier this year, according to the telco’s Spokesperson, Namalungelo Faku. In January, Telkom announced that almost 3 000 jobs were ...

South Africa: Telkom Share Price Tumbles After $90m Restructuring Bill Announcement

The shares of South Africa’s partly state-owned Telkom tumbled by 16.93 percent on the JSE last week Friday after it announced that the first phase of its restructuring would cost $90 million. Telkom said that the restructuring - in which ...

Telkom’s Retrenchment Plan Receives Go-Ahead From South Africa’s Labour Court

Telkom has received the go-ahead to continue its retrenchment process after Johannesburg’s Labour Court last week dismissed an application that was launched by two unions for an interdict to pause it. The application was filed by the Communication Workers Union ...

South Africa: Telkom To Auction Off More Assets Amidst Financial Woes

The financially-constrained Telkom is reportedly looking to sell off more properties, saying that the proceeds would be used for the modernisation of its network. GoIndustry, the liquidity services marketplace has announced the online auction of some of Telkom’s real estate ...

South Africa: Unions To Take Legal Action Against Telkom’s Retrenchment Plans - Reports

The South African Workers Union (SACU) and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) have reportedly threatened to either take legal action or down tools against Telkom in a bid to prevent the retrenchment of 3000 employees. Telkom is scheduled to meet ...

Telkom Calls For Investigation Of Vodacom And Liquid Telecom’s Roaming Deal - Reports

Telkom has called for the Competition Commission and the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) to launch an investigation into the recently-announced roaming deal between Liquid Telecom and Vodacom. Vodacom said that this roaming deal witah Liquid Telecom would ...

South Africa: Telkom To Cut 3000 Jobs In Openserve Business -Reports

Telkom has revealed that it will let go of as many as 3 000 jobs in its wholesale Openserve business – the division that is responsible for the building and maintenance of its mobile networks and fixed-line – and in ...