The numbers are not that surprising, given that Telkom has said it is decommissioning its copper network countrywide. But the group’s 2020 fixed-line performance still makes for sobering reading.
Telkom warned on Monday that its full-year headline earnings per share will fall by as much as 70% as a collapsing fixed-voice business, fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic and costs associated with job cuts hit hard.
Telkom’s retail division has slashed the price of digital subscriber line broadband services for six months as part of a promotion.
Miriam Altman, a commissioner on the National Planning Commission, joins TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod for a discussion on the Covid-19 lockdown, its impact, and how to save the economy.
Podcast | Openserve CEO Althon Beukes spoke to TechCentral on Thursday about why, after so many years of agitation from consumers, Telkom has finally decided to offer “naked ADSL”.
Telkom is introducing a new wholesale product for ISPs that will mean consumers can directly obtain a broadband service from their ISP and will no longer be required to buy a copper line from Telkom’s retail division.