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Telkom has rubbished claims by a trade union that a jobs bloodbath is looming at the telecommunications operator. The South African Communications Union claimed on Monday that the company intends slashing its workforce in half – firing 9 500 of Telkom’s 19 000 employees – within the

British telecommunications giant BT has named former IBM sub-Saharan Africa GM Oliver Fortuin as its new MD following the resignation of Keith Matthews. Fortuin, who was also a former GM of IBM’s PC Company in Africa, takes the top job at BT with immediate effect. Most recently, Fortuin, who has an MBA from Open University

Telkom Business has introduced new mobile broadband products which it says provide sufficient data monthly to allow buyers to run a small business for prices starting at R249/month. The new packages include a month-to-month contract option, called Data Max 15GB, that offers 15GB of data a month

Deon Liebenberg, until last week the MD of Samsung Electronics in SA, has been appointed as the head of Telkom Business Mobile with immediate effect.
Liebenberg headed up Samsung in SA for the past year. Liebenberg will report to Telkom Business MD Brian Armstrong. Liebenberg joined

Telkom Business is cutting the cost of its uncapped fixed-line broadband products by up to 27% on high-end packages. Customers on slower connections are having their line speeds increased. Customers on 384kbit/s and 1Mbit/s uncapped Internet packages will be upgraded to 1Mbit/s and 2Mbit/s

Telkom Business is moving closer to full fixed-mobile convergence and unified communications by bundling fixed and mobile products and offering customers a single bill. The company plans to launch two dozen fixed-line and mobile product