Browsing: Alphonzo Samuels

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Telkom mulling 2G network switch-off

Telkom is giving serious thought to switching off its 2G network to focus on 3G and 4G/LTE – and later 5G – in the process freeing up spectrum for data-led mobile offerings. That’s the word from CEO Sipho Maseko, who was

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Telkom’s spectrum plan is a terrible idea

I must admit I’m a little surprised by Telkom’s call this week at a high-stakes government workshop for all unassigned broadband spectrum to be allocated to a single wholesale network provider. I’m surprised because Sipho Maseko

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Openserve again slashes wholesale broadband prices

Telkom’s Openserve has announced sweeping price cuts to its wholesale broadband IP Connect pricing and to its fibre access portfolio as competition in South Africa’s fixed broadband market intensifies. The price cuts come on top of

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Cable break downs Sat-3

The Sat-3 cable has been cut 53km into Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Cape Town, though the impact on services for consumers has been minimal, Telkom subsidiary Openserve said on Friday. Openserve has diverted international

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Telkom to boost DSL to 100Mbit/s

Telkom has revealed a plan to speed up its copper-based broadband digital subscriber line network to up to 100Mbit/s. The telecommunications group’s CEO, Sipho Maseko, said at its annual

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