Telkom says government has identified potential buyers of stake

2017-11-10 16:50

Telkom executives have met with South African government officials to discuss plans to sell the state's 39% stake.

Telkom to grow zero-rated streaming service, LIT

2017-11-07 21:00

There might be new developments in the offing for fixed and mobile operator Telkom's zero-rated data streaming service, according to a spokesperson.

Govt could dispose of Telkom shares to avoid expenditure breach

2017-10-25 14:22

Government may dispose of a portion of its “well-performing” shares in fixed and mobile operator Telkom in efforts to avoid a R3.9bn expenditure ceiling breach.

Telkom withdraws cautionary on government share sale

2017-10-12 13:12

Telkom has withdrawn a cautionary announcement which indicated that government is considering reducing its shareholding, after rumours that it would be sold to refinance SAA.

#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.


Economic conditions put strain on Telkom results

2017-11-10 11:53

A tough economic environment has put strain on fixed and mobile operator Telkom, according to company CEO Sipho Maseko.

Beyond Telkom: What else will SA sell to avoid expenditure breach?

2017-10-26 19:27

A Cabinet committee has changed its tune regarding a plan to sell its full R13bn stake in Telkom to fund the recapitalisation of SAA and the post office, it was revealed at the mini budget.

Gigaba urged to clarify how much money SAA will get

2017-10-13 15:22

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba should urgently clarify the exact amount of equity he intends to inject into cash-strapped South African Airways, the Democratic Alliance says.

Telkom suspends new work with KPMG pending probe

2017-10-09 12:58

Telkom won’t award any new business to KPMG pending the outcome of an investigation into the firm by the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors.

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.

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