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Telkom, Absa partner on broadband

Absa and Telkom are cosying up over broadband. The two companies said on Monday that they had signed a collaboration agreement in terms of which Telkom will offer Absa customers rewards when subscribing to Telkom’s broadband products. The agreement

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Telkom upgrades DSL users

Telkom is again upping speeds for broadband digital subscriber line (DSL) users and, in some cases, is also adjusting its prices. The move comes just a day after group CEO Sipho Maseko told TechCentral that speeds of up to 10Mbit/s may soon represent the entry-level tier of broadband offered by

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Telkom bosses get huge pay hikes

Telkom’s bosses received huge pay hikes in 2013, despite deepening financial woes at the telecommunications group. Former group CEO Nombulelo Moholi, who left Telkom in March, took home slightly less money than she did in the prior year – a total of R11,6m, from R12,1m before – but this

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‘8ta is Telkom’

8ta, the consumer mobile arm of telecommunications operator Telkom, has agreed to sponsor South Africa’s Premier Soccer League (PSL) for the next five years. This puts paid to talk, initiated by Telkom, that the 8ta brand was to be retired in favour of Telkom Mobile. Telkom

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Telkom joins Twitter

Telkom now has a presence on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. The company says it made the move to allow customers to engage with the company on channels they may find preferable to call centres or e-mail. A number of parody Telkom accounts exist on social networks

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Line down? Telkom has an app for that

Telkom’s residential and business customers can now log service faults and track their progress to resolution using a new application designed for Apple’s iPad and for Android devices. The app, which is available in Apple’s App Store and in Google’s Play store, allows users to find the exact location

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Guptas score in Telkom bonanza

Telkom agreed to sponsor a series of 12 breakfast events hosted by The New Age newspaper this year for a whopping R1m/breakfast, correspondence in TechCentral’s possession shows. The sponsorship, for the 2012/13 financial year, marks the second year the fixed-line operator has paid

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How much Telkom top brass earns

Brian Armstrong is the second highest paid member of Telkom’s executive committee after CEO Nombulelo Moholi. Armstrong, who heads Telkom Business, took home R10,5m in the 2012 financial year, of which R2,8m was in the form of a guaranteed package and R6,7m was in fringe and other benefits

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Telkom boosts ADSL speeds

Telkom has finally lifted the lid off its plans to increase fixed-line broadband speeds. The company is doing away with its 384kbit/s service and replacing it with a 1Mbit/s product. Customers with 1Mbit/s lines will in future connect at 2Mbit/s. The operator emphasises that these