Telkom’s Openserve has started deploying fibre in city and suburban blocks, rather than across entire areas, in its war on copper cable theft.
Telkom’s sprawling wholesale division, Openserve, is likely to be the next unit of the telecommunications group to be listed on the JSE.
Telkom CEO-designate Serame Taukobong believes the company’s investments in a range of areas will stand it in good stead in the coming years.
Telkom’s rapid mobile growth continues unabated, with the telecommunications group reporting a 36.3% increase in subscribers year-on-year in the quarter ended 30 June 2021.
Sipho Maseko, who announced last week that he will step down as Telkom CEO next year, saved the company from impending ruin. That might sound like an overstatement; it’s not. By Duncan McLeod.
South Africa’s mobile operators, including Vodacom, MTN and Rain, are set to face a big challenge to their business models from an unexpected quarter: fixed-line broadband. By Duncan McLeod.
Less than a year after joining Telkom’s board, former Openserve CEO Alphonzo Samuels has resigned as a non-executive director. The company has also appointed two new directors.
Price cuts at Vumatel, to be implemented from next week, are not a risk to parent CIVH’s balance sheet and are only likely to register as “blip” in the company’s long-term growth trajectory, CIVH CEO Raymond Ndlovu said.
Promoted | Openserve is boosting its customer experience by providing customers with accessible information, additional communication platforms and self-enablement tools through its digital channels.
When the Internet Service Providers’ Association was founded 25 years ago, its principal raison d’être was fighting Telkom’s monopoly. Now the company has been accepted as a member.