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Telkom’s past indiscretions are coming back to haunt it. The JSE-listed telecommunications operator has warned shareholders that it expects headline earnings per share from continuing operations for the six month to 30 September 2012 to be at least 65% lower than the same period in 2011. At the

Not only is Telkom appealing against the Competition Tribunal’s ruling that found the fixed-line operator guilty of anticompetitive behaviour, but now the Competition Commission has filed “cross appeal” against sections of the tribunal’s findings and wants Telkom to face a higher penalty than the R449m the tribunal imposed on

The Competition Tribunal last week fined Telkom R449m for abusing its dominance in the telecommunications industry between 1999 and 2004. Assuming Telkom doesn’t appeal against the decision, half of the penalty is to be paid within six months of the tribunal’s decision, with the balance is payable within 12 months

Telkom’s R449m fine handed down this week for anticompetitive practices could be only the start of its problems. Senior competition lawyers are expecting a string of damages claims from its competitors. The Competition Tribunal found Telkom guilty of anticompetitive practices, which opens

The Competition Tribunal has found Telkom guilty of abusing its dominance in the telecommunications market between 1999 and 2004. The company stood accused of abusing its dominance by charging excessive prices, refusing access to an essential facility and engaging in price discrimination thereby making its downstream

The Competition Tribunal has fined Telkom R449m for abusing its dominance in the telecommunications industry over a five-year period between 1999 and 2004. “The tribunal concluded that Telkom leveraged its upstream monopoly in the facilities market to advantage its own subsidiary in the competitive value-added network

After more than eight years of investigation, Telkom’s day of reckoning has arrived. The Competition Tribunal will on Tuesday rule on allegations of anticompetitive behaviour by the incumbent fixed-line operator. If found guilty, the tribunal could impose a fine on the company of more than R1bn

The constitutional court has dismissed an application for leave to appeal lodged by the Competition Commission and Tracetec against vehicle tracking companies Altech Netstar, Matrix Vehicle Tracking and Tracker. The applicants have been ordered to pay costs. In 2005, Tracetec lodged a complaint

Mobile operator Cell C is in talks with Vodacom about renegotiating the 15-year roaming agreement the two companies signed in 2001. Cell C CEO Alan Knott-Craig says the discussions with Vodacom “are going in the right direction”, but he says he

ZTE Mzanzi has accused its partner, China’s ZTE, of “throwing it under a bus” when it terminated agreements with the local, black-controlled company. It’s also accused it of colluding with competitor Huawei. TechCentral broke the news on Thursday