Browsing: Telkom

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Openserve doubles home fibre speeds

Telkom’s wholesale division, Openserve, has introduced a speedier fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband plan offering 200Mbit/s download speeds to consumers. Previously, the company’s fastest FTTH

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Telkom raises R1bn in bond sale

Telkom has raised R1bn in its first debt issue of the year as South Africa’s biggest landline provider looks to invest in its network and take on rivals including MTN Group and Vodacom Group. After a five-year hiatus, Telkom started

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Telkom launches online retail store

South African technology consumers were disappointed when French telecommunications giant Orange pulled the plug on its local online retail store in 2016. But now Telkom has launched a similar store, promising

Podcasts
Interview: BCX CEO Ian Russell

In this episode of the TechCentral podcast, Duncan McLeod sits down with BCX CEO Ian Russell to talk about the company’s strategy following Telkom’s R2.7bn acquisition of the IT services provider. Russell talks about the

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Telkom’s spectrum plan is a terrible idea

I must admit I’m a little surprised by Telkom’s call this week at a high-stakes government workshop for all unassigned broadband spectrum to be allocated to a single wholesale network provider. I’m surprised because Sipho Maseko

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Government faces more criticism over Woan plan

Civil society groups Media Monitoring Africa and the SOS Coalition have blasted government’s plan to create a wholesale open-access network, or Woan, saying in a submission to the department of telecommunications

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