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South Africa has some of the most expensive data in the world.
Mobile now accounts for 25.7% of Telkom’s overall revenue, compared to 3.2% in 2013.
Mweb prices dropped by more than R40 across the board, and at Web Africa prices dropped by roughly R100.
Cell C, the country’s third largest mobile operator, said during load shedding nearly 30% of its network is affected by vandalism.
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But getting the SIM card proved to be a problem.
Government is said to be considering selling its stake in Telkom, in order to save the troubled SAA. This has brought back debates about what is the right thing to do around the country’s state owned enterprises, says Seán Muller.
Telkom has granted R1bn in financial assistance to subsidiary Business Connexion (BCX) for working capital and debt commitments.
Local mobile operator Cell C has taken aim at Telkom with the launch of its new home and office broadband offerings at aggressively priced packages.
Telkom said that a union-led strike outside its Centurion offices in Gauteng has turned ugly with employees being “aggressively intimidated” and “threatened with violence”.
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5G promises to be up to be 20 times faster than 4G.
From the beginning of March, South Africans have to be warned if they use out-of-bundle data, and they will also be able to roll over data.
Although Telkom appointed a new head of customer service in June this year - who promised to have a task force in place by August to resolve consumer complaints - many customers are still complaining that their complaints are not resolved, with no feedback about what is being done to help.
Telkom says a proposed lowering of South African call termination rates could force the partly state-owned company to cut jobs and services such as public phones and connections to rural areas.
Telkom tried to overturn planning rules entirely when it comes to telecommunications. But the City of Cape Town gets to decide what is built where, the high court says – even if national legislation says cellphone towers are important for everyone.
Telkom SA SOC Ltd. plans to break out its telecommunications towers and real estate assets into a separate unit that may then be listed on a stock market, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Telkom and Cell C are now offering students affected by current protests free data to access academic material after missing lecturers.
Striking Telkom workers have denied involvement in the alleged sabotage of several network facilities across the country.
Vodacom has become the first network to respond to drastic mobile price cuts from Telkom – quietly unveiling a variety of new contract packages.
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