Browsing: Openserve

Telkom to rebrand field service teams

The Telkom-branded vans dotted across South African towns and cities are an endangered species.
The vans will soon be rebranded as Openserve, in line with Telkom’s move to turn its former

Untangling SA’s big open-access debate

Competition has broken out among telecommunications operators in South Africa as a result of an open-access policy intervention, being the prices which operators pay to access customers on other networks: the call termination rate. Prepaid mobile voice

SA’s ISPs must tap into niches to thrive

As growth rates in providing basic Internet connectivity come under pressure, service providers must tap into fast-expanding niches in order to continue to grow their businesses. That’s the view of

Telkom slashes wholesale ADSL prices

Telkom’s wholesale division, Openserve, has announced it will cut the price of IP Connect, the platform that provides Internet service providers with access to its copper-based broadband ADSL network. The price cut should lead to lower

Telkom’s Openserve to peer at NAPAfrica

This is a turn up for the books. Telkom, through its newly formed Openserve wholesale and networks division, has announced it will peer with other operators and service providers through the neutral Internet exchange point, NAPAfrica. NAPAfrica, which is located

Just how big FTTH could get in SA

South Africa is likely to have more than 360 000 active fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) connections by 2019, new research has found. According to BMI-TechKnowledge, which has published a new report entitled “The Fibre Land Grab: the Status of FTTx in South Africa”, open

Fibre coming to 10 000 Pretoria homes

Telkom’s open-access wholesale infrastructure company, Openserve, has announced plans to deploy fibre-optic broadband infrastructure to 10 000 homes in Pretoria East. Surburbs such as Faerie Glen and Garsfontein will have access to fibre

Openserve: inside Telkom’s radical overhaul

Any Internet service provider that is worried that Telkom’s newly spun-off wholesale and network services arm, Openserve, will provide unfair advantages to the telecommunications operator’s retail arm is welcome, at any time, to come and study the company’s books

TalkCentral: Ep 136 – ‘Open something’

In this week’s episode of TalkCentral, podcast hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about Telkom’s decision to create Openserve. Also on the show this week, we chat about technology shares on the JSE – and one or two non-tech shares, too – and talk about the idea (good or bad?) of a national open-access wireless network

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