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#DataMustFall: R2K picketers call for cellphone companies to ring in the changes

2017-09-19 15:36

Civil organisation Right2Know has led pickets outside the four major telecommunications companies in Gauteng, demanding affordable voice and data costs for South Africans.

Right2Know to lead protest for cheaper data prices

2017-09-19 06:11

Civil organisation Right2Know will on Tuesday protest at headquarters of South Africa’s four largest telecommunications companies in Gauteng, demanding that the price of cellular data decrease.

Telkom alerts shareholders about state’s SAA rescue mission

2017-08-30 09:20

Telkom has advised its shareholders to exercise caution when dealing with its shares, as it announced government’s proposal to reduce its 39% stake.

SAA to dump routes

2017-08-27 05:58

National carrier SAA is dumping routes, reducing flights and getting rid of some of its airplanes – all in a desperate bid to stay aloft.

Selling R14.4bn Telkom stake for SAA not a done deal – Gigaba spokesperson

2017-08-23 18:00

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba is discussing the option of selling government’s 39.75% stake in Telkom with three Cabinet ministers, says his spokesperson Mayihlome Tshwete.

State asset sales could plug budget and revenue holes - economist

2017-08-03 06:01

The government has a number of options to raise money for the fiscus and plug budget holes if it chooses to go the route of private sector participation, says an economist.

Gigaba could target R14bn Telkom stake for massive SAA bailout

2017-07-21 11:09

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has revealed the need to sell state assets in a bid to inject nearly R16bn into SAA so it can repay loans.

SA said to consider state internet company merger

2017-07-14 16:10

SA is considering a merger of state-owned technology firms Broadband Infraco and Sentech to speed up the roll-out of high-speed internet, say people familiar with the matter.

ALERT: Moody’s downgrades Eskom, Sasol, MTN, ACSA… and more

2017-06-14 06:01

Moody’s has downgraded the credit ratings of Eskom, Sasol, MTN, ACSA and taken action on eight other South African corporates.

Telkom raises dividend 56% as carrier enters next growth phase

2017-06-05 08:57

Telkom's full-year earnings and dividend both rose as South Africa’s biggest landline provider enters a new phase of growth by giving more autonomy to its four business units.

 

Steven Friedman: SOEs shouldn't be used as pawns in SA politics

2017-09-19 07:36

Privatisation talk in South Africa shows how state owned enterprises are being used as tools for enrichment by the connected and less as key elements of development, says Prof Steven Friedman.

Friends & Friction: There’s an enterprising upside to monopolies

2017-09-03 06:00

Sometimes a monopoly is a good idea.

PIC may buy into Telkom to save SAA

2017-08-27 06:00

The custodian of government employee pensions, the Public Investment Corporation (PIC), could buy part or all of government’s stake in Telkom.

Telkom launches its zero-rated streaming platform LIT

2017-08-24 16:27

Fixed and mobile operator Telkom has bolstered its service offering to customers with its game-changing zero-rated streaming platform LIT.

Telkom makes push for FreeMe by killing contract offerings

2017-08-16 20:38

Fixed and mobile operator Telkom has removed numerous contract options in efforts to drive customers towards its FreeMe offering.

Telkom wins landmark case against Vodacom

2017-07-27 10:08

Mobile and fixed-line operator Telkom has won a landmark case with costs against rival network Vodacom for unlawful use of its infrastructure.

These SA companies enter Moody's Crossover Zone

2017-07-20 18:47

Moody's Crossover Zone report analyses global non-financial companies closest to the line separating investment grade and speculative grade.

Telkom CEO hangs up on empowerment

2017-07-07 06:00

Why appoint an international advertising agency when the job can be done better by local black talent, asks Tshwane Malope.

Cell C's big, cheap data bundles to shake up market

2017-06-05 12:25

Mobile network operator, Cell C has reacted to decreasing data prices by slashing prices on its data deals. Its offering now rivals Telkom’s FreeMe bundles.

Telkom to split company into four units - sources

2017-06-01 16:40

Telkom SA, taking the next step in a four-year turnaround under chief executive officer Sipho Maseko, will overhaul its structure to spur profit and may consider offering stock in some of its units in the future.

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