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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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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

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MWeb debuts uncapped ADSL for R79/month

Following Telkom’s decision to introduce a wholesale 1Mbit/s ADSL Internet product at less than R50/month, Internet service provider MWeb has debuted an uncapped ADSL solution that costs R79/month. The MWeb product, which excludes ADSL subscription fees and mandatory

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Telkom to spin off its wholesale business

Telkom is planning to spin off its large wholesale services division as a separate business, with its own brand identity, in a move that promises to shake up fixed-line telecommunications in South Africa. Though the company isn’t giving away too much yet – a detailed announcement

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Telkom in bid for rapid ADSL growth

Telkom has introduced a new, entry-level asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) product at a wholesale price of less than R50/month in an attempt to light a fire under demand for fixed-line broadband and to steal market share from the mobile operators

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Is this a changed Telkom?

Telkom surprised the telecommunications industry last week, announcing sweeping price cuts to its wholesale broadband services that should lead to real reductions in retail fixed-line Internet prices. The cuts – which are said to go well beyond what

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Telkom price cuts: ISPs react

Internet service providers have adopted a wait-and-see attitude about the wholesale broadband price cuts of up to 63% announced by Telkom on Thursday. Industry body, the Internet

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Telkom announces sweeping price cuts

Telkom’s wholesale services division has announced sweeping cuts of up to 63% across its product range, including fibre broadband access, IP Connect (used by Internet service providers), resell

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Internet Solutions in R60m network upgrade

Dimension Data’s Internet Solutions has invested in the region of R60m in advanced new fibre-optic networking infrastructure from Infinera that has increased its capacity nationwide seven-fold, with the ability to grow that by 150-fold without “forklifting” hardware

Opinion
The changing shape of African telecoms

For network operators in Africa, the diversity of legal and regulatory systems poses a challenge. As countries’ technology and telecommunications environments mature at different rates, what is legal, acceptable or available in one country may not be so in another. At the recent Capacity

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