Go-slows hit Telkom call centres

2015-03-23 09:59

Staff intimidation and walk-outs have allegedly affected Telkom’s call centres as discussions with unions about the company’s restructuring plans have fallen through.

Complaints over SA’s ‘poor’ broadband situation

2015-03-11 10:06

Decent internet products are hard to find in South Africa, say a number of Fin24 readers.

Telkom: Union ‘misrepresented facts' of court order

2015-02-26 12:16

The telecoms network has hit back at a statement made by a union regarding a Johannesburg Labour Court order.

Union to launch mass action against Telkom

2015-02-18 19:16

The Communication Workers Union plans to embark on mass action against Telkom's imminent retrenchments.

Jobs on the line as Telkom plans to close shops

2015-02-16 15:42

Retrenchments could hit the phone company as it plans to shut down several stores and restructure other parts of its business.

Problem with 10111 number - police

2015-02-12 21:03

Problems are being experienced with the 10111 number due to Telkom network-related problems.

Telkom, MTN continue roaming talks

2015-02-12 10:45

The two phone companies have been in discussions for around a year over the possible network sharing agreement.

Telkom and BCX in licence application rethink

2015-02-03 12:51

Fixed line telecoms operator Telkom is no longer looking to the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) for approval of its bid to buy BCX.

SA ‘favours’ Vodacom sale in Eskom bailout

2015-02-02 14:34

SA will probably first sell its stake in Vodacom as it disposes of state assets to raise funds for power plants needed to stoke economic growth.

Gloves off in battle for SA broadband

2015-01-16 08:30

The battle for the internet in South Africa has taken a dramatic turn as telecoms giants swing punches at each other.


Telkom edges closer to sealing BCX deal

2015-03-17 13:28

An African regional competition body has given Telkom the green light for the R2.7bn deal.

Govt rules out Telkom stake sale

2015-03-03 16:30

Minister says government does not plan to sell its stake in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed telecoms company in order to raise money for Eskom.

Telkom ordered to halt retrenchments

2015-02-25 16:16

The telecom firm's planned retrenchment of 105 workers has been halted by the Johannesburg Labour Court, following an urgent application from a union.

The 20 stores that Telkom plans to shut down

2015-02-17 10:31

Details have emerged about the exact stores that phone company Telkom plans to close because of their poor financial performance.

Zuma's Telkom announcement prompts questions

2015-02-13 13:08

Telkom’s relationship with government is under the spotlight after President Jacob Zuma said it will be the “lead agency” in a broadband roll out project.

MTN 'exploring' Telkom acquisition

2015-02-12 14:14

MTN has held exploratory discussions in recent months about a possible offer for Pretoria-based Telkom, according to people familiar with the matter.

Telkom 'mulls' selling phone towers

2015-02-06 09:23

The phone company is seeking to cut costs on a struggling mobile service and is considering a sale of a network of telephone towers in the country, according to a report.

Telkom warns of online recruitment scam

2015-02-03 10:12

Fraudsters have turned to online classifieds website Gumtree in a bid to lure unsuspecting victims into ‘Telkom Internship’ scams.

Vodacom plans connecting 150 000 homes to fibre

2015-01-26 13:53

South Africa’s biggest mobile phone network plans to connect 250 000 homes and businesses to fibre broadband over the next three years.

SA asset sales may raise R86bn - Barclays

2015-01-14 19:00

South Africa could raise more than R86bn from the sale of assets as it seeks to support state companies including Eskom, Barclays says.

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