947 Cycle Challenge welcomes new sponsor

2016-06-28 14:14

947 has announced a new partnership with telecoms giant Telkom to host the 20th edition of the Cycle Challenge.

Fear over Telkom’s line rental becoming a ‘hidden cost’

2016-06-09 12:18

Fin24 users have questioned whether Telkom will really do away with its line rental item cost in consumers’ bills or just absorb the cost in other bill items.

Telkom puts retrenchments on hold

2016-06-07 12:03

Telecommunications firm Telkom says there won't be forced retrenchments for the next two years, after the company cut almost 4 000 jobs during the last financial year.

Telkom shares jump amid almost 4 000 job cuts

2016-06-06 13:09

Telkom shares rose the most in seven years as South Africa’s biggest landline provider reported higher full-year earnings and that it has cut almost 4 000 jobs.

Telkom to sponsor SA Olympics team

2016-06-02 11:32

Telkom has announced that they will be the official Olympic sponsor of the South African Olympic and Paralympics teams.

Cable theft costs Telkom over R200m

2016-05-30 14:44

Local telecommunications company Telkom says cable theft has cost it over R200m in losses during its 2015 financial year.

Cwele: SOE cost-cutting plan under way

2016-05-10 14:51

The department of telecommunications and postal services has started to accelerate the rationalisation of state-owned entities to save money, says a minister.

Africa-Asia trade prompts new subsea cable talk

2016-04-25 11:31

Growing trade between Africa and Asia has prompted talk of a new mega subsea broadband cable along Africa’s eastern coastline, says a Hong Kong ICT firm.

MTN bombs on customer satisfaction, says survey

2016-04-20 11:38

Local mobile network MTN is falling behind its rivals when it comes to customer satisfaction scores for wireless internet services, says a survey

Tito Mboweni receiving 'excessive' pay - PIC

2016-04-07 16:03

The PIC has attacked pay policies in the country, taking issue with pay packages of high profile figures, including Accelerate Property Fund chairperson Tito Mboweni.


Telkom to tap Vumatel’s fibre network

2016-06-20 13:10

Telecommunications company Telkom plans to start selling its internet services over rival Vumatel’s fibre network.

Telkom’s line rental fee to be a thing of the past

2016-06-08 10:56

Telkom is eyeing removing the line rental cost item from its internet bills for consumers, according to a report.

Govt’s Telkom stake not for sale, says Cwele

2016-06-07 10:26

Telkom’s growing share price justifies why government shouldn’t sell its stake in the company, says Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele.

Telkom records lower profits amid job cuts

2016-06-06 09:06

Telkom has reported an after tax profit fall of 25.4% following its application of severance packages for employees in its annual results.

Here's where Vodacom is rolling out fibre broadband

2016-05-31 09:00

Vodacom has announced new pricing and areas covered by its fibre to the home (FTTH) rollout plan.

Why the telecoms industry is in a bind

2016-05-25 09:02

The telecoms sector faces a conundrum as demand for data continues to soar ahead of voice. But revenue from data is growing at a significantly slower rate than the increase in data traffic.

Telkom’s job cuts bill surges to R2.2bn

2016-05-09 16:27

About 4 200 Telkom employees have accepted voluntary early retirement and severance packages at cost of R2.2bn to the company, according to a market update.

Telkom plays down role in new mega cable

2016-04-20 12:39

Local telecoms company Telkom says it hasn’t financially committed to a new African undersea cable despite signing a memorandum of understanding on the project.

New mega broadband cable planned for SA

2016-04-18 16:27

Broadband connectivity in South Africa is set for a boost after Telkom and MTN inked an agreement on Monday to build a new cable along Africa’s eastern coastline.

Over 1 000 staff choose to leave Telkom

2016-04-05 14:16

Telkom is said to have accepted 1 184 applications for voluntary redundancy, reducing its workforce by about 8.5%.

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