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Vodacom to ramp up investment in fixed lines

South Africans are too reliant on mobile for Internet access and more investment needs to be made in fibre-based fixed-line infrastructure to address this, according to Vodacom Group CEO Shameel Joosub. Speaking

Podcasts
TalkCentral: Ep 215 – ‘Allo, Google?’

In this week’s episode of TalkCentral, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg talk about Google’s desperately confused instant messaging strategy. What’s gone wrong, and why the company’s plan to fix it might not

News
Openserve doubles home fibre speeds

Telkom’s wholesale division, Openserve, has introduced a speedier fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband plan offering 200Mbit/s download speeds to consumers. Previously, the company’s fastest FTTH

Duncan McLeod
Telkom’s spectrum plan is a terrible idea

I must admit I’m a little surprised by Telkom’s call this week at a high-stakes government workshop for all unassigned broadband spectrum to be allocated to a single wholesale network provider. I’m surprised because Sipho Maseko

In-depth
SA’s big operators feel the pinch

South Africa’s big telecommunications operators are feeling the pinch of the tough economy, but financial results published in the past 10 days show Vodacom is weathering the storm better than its rival Telkom

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Storms ‘wreak havoc’ on Telkom’s Openserve

The recent devastating storms that affected the eastern side of South Africa have “wreaked havoc” on Telkom’s wholesale arm, Openserve, the company said on Thursday. The storms have led to a significant increase in network-related

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