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Telkom should be structurally separated into two businesses, wholesale and retail, to facilitate greater competition in SA’s telecommunications industry, says new Democratic Alliance (DA) shadow communications minister Marian Shinn. Speaking to TechCentral in her first wide-ranging media interview

BT Group (formerly British Telecom) is expanding its presence in sub-Saharan Africa, including in SA, doubling the number of people it employs across the Middle East and Africa and investing in fibre-optic telecommunications infrastructure, the company said on Tuesday

BT Group is playing coy over its plans to invest significant capital in fibre-optic network infrastructure in SA, but TechCentral understands an announcement about its plans is imminent. Company executives skirted the issue at a press

The TechCentral team brings you a special edition of the TalkCentral podcast this week in which we interview communications minister Roy Padayachie about growth and job creation in SA’s technology industry. We poll the minister on a plan

A senior BT Group official has hinted that the company, formerly known as British Telecom, is “close to” investing in fibre projects in Africa, and in “SA in particular”, as demand for high-capacity infrastructure in the region explodes. A “data tsunami”

The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) is taking a bold gamble in its efforts to unbundle the local loop, the last mile of Telkom’s copper cables that connect consumers

Telkom has an uphill battle ahead of it when it comes to unbundling the local loop. However, a company with a great deal of experience in what the process entails, BT Group (formally British Telecom), says the SA fixed-line incumbent is