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MTN opens its fibre network to others

MTN South Africa said on Monday that it plans to open its fibre-to-the-home network to other Internet service providers from September. The move, which brings MTN in line with other fibre providers such

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Cable break downs Sat-3

The Sat-3 cable has been cut 53km into Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Cape Town, though the impact on services for consumers has been minimal, Telkom subsidiary Openserve said on Friday. Openserve has diverted international

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Vumatel to offer 200Mbit/s home fibre

Vumatel will introduce a new, 200Mbit/s fibre-to-the-home offering on 1 August, according to several Internet service providers. The company itself is not saying anything – a spokesman was unable to comment

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Behind Telkom’s massive restructuring plan

Telkom will soon have a new name. CEO Sipho Maseko is leading a major restructuring at the partly state-owned company that will result in “Telkom” becoming the consumer-facing retail telecommunications brand sitting under a new, “Remgro-style” corporate centre.

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Telkom to boost DSL to 100Mbit/s

Telkom has revealed a plan to speed up its copper-based broadband digital subscriber line network to up to 100Mbit/s. The telecommunications group’s CEO, Sipho Maseko, said at its annual

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Telkom cuts wholesale broadband prices

Telkom wholesale division Openserve is cutting IP Connect prices again in a move that should ultimately lead to lower prices for fixed-line broadband users. IPC is the way in which Internet service

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Vodacom unveils uncapped fibre plans

Vodacom has finally announced uncapped plans for fibre-to-the-home broadband across a range of infrastructure providers where it acts as an Internet service provider. The uncapped price plans have been introduced in addition to the existing

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Telkom wants to get rid of payphones

Zero. That’s how many payphones Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko wants to retain. “If I could get to zero, I’d be very happy,” he said in an interview with TechCentral on Tuesday. Telkom currently has about 20 000 payphones on its network, down

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ISPs tell mobile networks to open up

The Internet Service Providers’ Association (Ispa) on Monday called on South Africa’s mobile operators to “embrace the open-access spirit” of government’s national integrated ICT policy white paper by launching “genuine wholesale service offerings”. This, the association said