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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

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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

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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

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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

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Telkom strike turns ugly

Telkom said that a union-led strike outside its Centurion offices in Gauteng turned ugly on Monday with employees being “aggressively intimidated” and “threatened with violence”. Jacqui O’Sullivan, Telkom communication

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Telkom vows tough action against ‘saboteurs’

Telkom has promised to seek maximum criminal prosecution against “saboteurs” who cut backbone fibre-optic infrastructure in Limpopo yesterday, affecting the services of thousands of fixed-line and mobile users in

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Free Wi-Fi at polling stations

Telkom has announced it will provide free Wi-Fi Internet access at a thousand polling stations around the country on election day, 3 August. The telecommunications operator said it is providing

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Telkom can now procure out of rivals’ gaze

Telkom can now procure goods and services without having to go through the very public tendering process mandated by the Public Finance Management Act, a development that will help it keep its strategic plans out of the public

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Thieves are walking off with Telkom’s network

Telkom registered more than 6 000 incidents of copper-cable theft on its network in the past year and as a result is now actively moving customers away from the technology to wireless and fibre alternatives. The telecommunications operator said on