Browsing: Jacqui O’Sullivan

Gauteng storms knock out MTN towers

Severe thunderstorms that struck Gauteng on Monday have knocked out a number of MTN’s high sites, the mobile operator said on Tuesday. “Widespread power outages across many parts of Gauteng, as a result of

TalkCentral: Ep 181 – ‘Gupta sockpuppets’

Andrew Fraser joins the TalkCentral regulars Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg this week to talk about everything tech (and plenty more besides). On the show, Andrew talks about his investigation into the Gupta sockpuppets

MTN poaches communications chief from Telkom

Mobile operator MTN South Africa has poached Telkom’s top communications executive. Jacqui O’Sullivan has resigned from the partially state-owned telecommunications provider, where she has served as managing executive

Telkom to hike line rental fees

From 1 April, it will cost residential consumers 5,3% more per month to lease a phone line from Telkom. Line rental will increase from R189 to R199/month on that date. Meanwhile, a residential telephone line installation rises by

Fractious Telkom strike suspended

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) says it has suspended a strike against Telkom. Hundreds of Telkom workers have been on strike for over a month as they demand an 11% salary increase, six months’ maternity leave, gain-sharing and

War of words as Telkom strike drags on

Telkom and the Communication Workers Union are locked in a bitter battle over continuing strike action. Hundreds of Telkom staff have launched strike action against the company over a pay dispute. The CWU, which

More attacks on Telkom’s network

More than 13 000 customers have been affected by “saboteurs” targeting Telkom’s network, the telecommunications operator said on Sunday. The attacks come as a strike involving members of the

CWU denies sabotaging Telkom’s network

Striking Telkom workers have denied involvement in the alleged sabotage of several network facilities across the country. On Thursday, Telkom put up a R500 000 reward for information regarding

Saboteurs attack Telkom’s network

Telkom has put up a reward of R500 000 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of saboteurs who attacked its network on Wednesday. The company said on Thursday morning that a number of its facilities around