Browsing: Openserve

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

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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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There must be open access for all: Ispa

The Internet Service Providers’ Association, an industry body that represents many of South Africa’s ISPs, believes regulatory intervention is needed to force operators to open their networks to resellers. That this hasn’t happened

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Vumatel goes live with 200Mbit/s fibre

Fibre-to-the-home operator Vumatel has officially launched 200Mbit/s fibre options on its network, it said on Wednesday. The products will be available in both symmetrical and asymmetrical versions

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MWeb cuts Openserve broadband prices

Following the cuts in wholesale prices announced by Telkom’s Openserve infrastructure division last month, MWeb, one of South Africa’s largest Internet service providers, has announced new, lower-priced

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Telkom in radical overhaul of fixed broadband

Telkom is moving to shake up the broadband market in South Africa and arrest the decline in the number of fixed lines in service by slashing prices, doubling speeds, doing away with separate telephone line rentals