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Chinese networking equipment manufacturer ZTE is taking ZTE Mzanzi, an SA company in which it has a minority equity stake, to the high court in Pretoria in an effort to have an interdict the latter company won against Telkom overturned. ZTE Mzanzi, led by Tumi Magasa, won the interim court interdict at the end of March, preventing

Telkom has embarked on a multibillion-rand refresh of its access network into homes and businesses. Investors will probably decry the cost of taking fibre-optic infrastructure closer to and even into homes, but group CEO Nombulelo Moholi is at least leading the fixed-line operator in the right direction

Telkom’s management team failed to follow internal tender procedures and is to blame for a court interdict on Friday that prevents it from continuing with work to improve its access network into homes and businesses. This is the allegation levelled against the operator by networking equipment vendor ZTE Mzanzi, a joint venture between China’s ZTE and local black empowerment

It’s almost the end of another busy year in SA’s technology industry. We know what our favourite stories were in 2011, but which articles did you, TechCentral’s readers, pore over the most? These are the pieces, in ascending order from 10 to one, that generated the most reads during the year

Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturer Huawei — that’s wah-way to the uninitiated — has recently expanded into consumer electronics. On Wednesday, the company’s SA office unveiled its first foray into the

China has a way of making Americans nervous. Whether it’s blowing up satellites, cuddling up to North Korea or being accused of fiddling its currency, the US just doesn’t trust its newest rival for global dominance. And this distrust

Telkom has secured a US$127m (R900m) loan from China with a term of up to seven years. It will use the money, at least in part, to fund its fledgling mobile business, 8ta. China Export and Credit Assurance