Telkom will fight the South African Revenue Service in the constitutional court after an adverse judgment handed down against it at the supreme court of appeal that could severely dent its cash flow.
In the past 20 years, Telkom has lost almost every aspect of the absolute monopoly it once held over South African telecommunications. First, it lost its supremacy over voice communication as cellular rivals challenged it for dominance and won. Today, the cellular operators carry the vast majority of
Telkom’s share price touched a fresh 52-week high on Monday as investors continued to pile back into the company on the expectation that it will begin to deliver on a promised turnaround in its fortunes in 2014. In intraday trading on Monday, Telkom was trading as high as
Telkom has accused the former MD of its international business unit, Thami Msimango, and well-known businessman Mthunzi Mdwaba of violating South Africa’s anticorruption laws over an agreement involving former subsidiary Multi-Links and JSE-listed Blue Label Telecoms. The allegations
The fallout from Telkom’s disastrous Nigeria investment continues. The JSE-listed telecommunications group revealed on Friday in its annual results that it has issued a summons on the listed Blue Label Telecoms, subsidiaries of the company, as well as on a former executive of Telkom claiming an amount
Telkom is a shadow of the company it once was. As little as 10 years ago, it thoroughly dominated SA’s telecommunications landscape. Today, it’s not even among the top 40 companies listed on the JSE. Its market value has dwindled to such as extent that, at R7,8bn, it’s worth less than 5% of Vodacom, in which it once