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Mophatlane to lead merged BCX, Telkom Business

Telkom has named Business Connexion CEO Isaac Mophatlane as the new CEO of the merged BCX and Telkom Business entities. The merger of the businesses follows Telkom’s acquisition of BCX last year in a R2,7bn all-cash

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Telkom rubbishes jobs bloodbath claim

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

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IBM veteran to lead BT in SA

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

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Telkom cuts mobile data prices

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

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Telkom snaps up Samsung’s Liebenberg

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

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Telkom cuts uncapped business ADSL prices

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

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Telkom talks up fixed-mobile convergence

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

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Telkom gets aggressive with business mobile

Telkom has launched its first mobile offerings aimed at the business market and is taking the fight to its rivals with aggressive introductory offers on smartphones and tablets. Telkom Business Mobile – the brand the company is using