Browsing: Alphonzo Samuels

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

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

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

Telkom to show off 4.5G broadband

Telkom plans to showcase 4.5G wireless broadband at its annual Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference, taking place at Fancourt in George next week. Telkom said it is showing off

Telkom to rebrand field service teams

The Telkom-branded vans dotted across South African towns and cities are an endangered species.
The vans will soon be rebranded as Openserve, in line with Telkom’s move to turn its former

Openserve: inside Telkom’s radical overhaul

Any Internet service provider that is worried that Telkom’s newly spun-off wholesale and network services arm, Openserve, will provide unfair advantages to the telecommunications operator’s retail arm is welcome, at any time, to come and study the company’s books

Fibre rivals took Telkom ‘by surprise’

Independent fibre broadband companies’ approach of targeting homeowners’ associations to install their networks took Telkom by surprise, says an official. Fibre broadband providers are moving into suburbs such as Johannesburg to lay high-speed Internet networks that offer faster connectivity than

Telkom spins off wholesale arm as Openserve

Telkom has announced it is spinning off its wholesale division as a separate business with its own brand identity. The new business will be called Openserve and is meant to serve not only Telkom but

Bryanston to get Telkom fibre

One of Johannesburg’s largest suburbs will soon get fibre broadband. This is after Telkom announced plans to connect 12 000 homes in Bryanston. The sprawling suburb will be