The high price of smartphones in Africa, often the result of high taxes, is undermining the continent’s digitisation.
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Telkom, which has already turned off its 2G network, will likely switch off 3G services soon, too.
Telkom has become the latest telecommunications operator to announce plans to hike its prices.
Telkom expects to play host to the launch of the first mobile virtual network operator on its network by year-end.
Telkom has become the fourth network operator in South Africa to launch 5G services.
After recent price increases on some tariff plans by MTN and Vodacom, Telkom has followed suit with price bumps on its own.
Promoted | Huawei and Telkom have supported a 5G livestream of Africa’s endangered penguins to highlight role of 5G in conservation.
Less than three years after terminating its roaming agreement with MTN in favour of a similar arrangement with Vodacom, Telkom is back roaming on the MTN network.
Telkom has appointed Lunga Siyo as CEO of its consumer business with effect from 1 October 2021. The role had been filled until now by incoming group CEO Serame Taukobong.