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Duncan McLeod is editor of TechCentral.

Telkom could win the race to be the first large telecommunications operator in SA to launch a commercial fourth-generation (4G) mobile network using long-term evolution (LTE) technology. TechCentral has established exclusively that Telkom has been working closely with Korea’s KT Corp on plans to build

Telkom CEO Nombulelo Moholi admitted that the telecommunications group had made a hash of its investments elsewhere in Africa. “A lot of the investments we made we shouldn’t have made,” she told analysts and journalists in Rosebank, Johannesburg

The primary focus of Telkom’s mobile arm, 8ta, will in future be on providing next-generation mobile broadband more than voice services, the acting CEO of the mobile unit, Jacques Schindehütte, said on Friday. Schindehütte, who is also Telkom’s

In a development that must be exercising the minds of Telkom’s management team, the telecommunications operator’s revenues from data fell by 1,7% in the 2012 financial year to the end of March. Data is the fastest-growing area of the telecoms industry, so the decline in revenues is concerning

As expected, Telkom has turned in a weak set of financial results for the year ended March 2012. Headline earnings per share have slumped by 33% to 324,7c, with the number of fixed lines in service falling below 4m for the first time in decades. As a result, the group’s board has decided not to pay a

The MD of Telkom’s international operations and subsidiaries, Motlatsi Nzeku, is “retiring” from the telecommunications group, effective immediately.
The controversial Nzeku was fired by former Telkom Group CEO Reuben September in 2009 for allegedly leaking internal Telkom documents to a Sunday

Government first raised the idea of a deal between Telkom and Korea’s KT Corp. So, last week’s decision by cabinet not to support the transaction comes as a surprise and a setback for the JSE-listed company and raises serious concerns for shareholders and

There are three things that strike you as you take HTC’s new flagship Android smartphone, the One X, out of its box. The first is how big the screen is; the second how thin and light it is for such a large phone; and, the third, how gorgeous its curved design looks. In the 130g HTC

Less than a week after cabinet said it would not support a proposed deal to sell 20% of Telkom’s equity to Korea’s KT Corp, deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe has told delegates at the inaugural ICT Indaba in Cape Town that SA can learn from the Asian economic powerhouse

Telkom has warned shareholders that it expects its results for the 2012 financial year, ended 31 March, to reflect a sharp decline in both basic and headline earnings. According to a statement published on the JSE’s Sens news service on Monday afternoon, the telecommunications group