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Telecom  |  South Africa: Telkom Offers To Buy Rival Cell C

Telkom SA SOC Ltd. has offered to buy Cell C Pty Ltd. and merge South Africa’s two smallest mobile network operators in an effort to better compete against larger rivals, according to sources close to the matter. The bid reportedly ...
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Telecom  |  South Africa: Telkom CEO Opposes ICASA’s 5G Licensing Proposal -Reports

Telkom SA’s CEO Sipho Maseko has declared that South Africa’s communications regulator ICASA is making a terrible mistake in the way it intends to license access to the much sought-after 5G-suitable 3.5GHz radio frequency spectrum band. ICASA took the industry by ...
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South Africa: Telkom And Vodacom In Legal Battle Over Laying Of Fibreoptic Cables

South Africa’s telecommunications giants Vodacom and Telkom are reportedly in the midst of a bitter court battle over the laying of fibreoptic cables. A ground-breaking judgment that could ultimately speed up the provision of fibre internet to people who reside ...

Telkom South Africa Appoints Two New Executives

Telkom SA SOC Ltd announced that the Chairman of the Telkom Board and independent Non-Executive Director Jabu Mabuza had resigned from his role on Thursday, February 21. The resignation will be effective as of 31 May 2019. Mabuza’s position will ...

Telkom Kenya To Invest Millions In Expanded Network Capacity And Coverage

Telkom Kenya will dedicate over $9.8mil into the optimisation and expansion of its 3G and 4G network. The network roll-out will ensure the improvement of mobile connectivity by boosting the quality of service to users. Mugo Kibati, the CEO of ...

Telkom Considers Making A Second Bid For Cell C

Telkom is said to be considering making an offer to buy a majority share in Cell C that would lead to the amalgamation of South Africa’s third- and fourth-largest mobile-phone operators, according to individuals familiar with the matter. The former ...