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Telecom Services  |  South Africa: Telkom Sees Revenue Growth - Driven By Mobile Usage Surge

Telkom South Africa has announced bumper revenue growth for the quarter that ended December 2020. According to its financial reporting, Telkom said that its Group's revenues grew by 0.9% in the quarter, on a year-on-year comparison. The Group's growth was ...
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Telecom Services  |  South Africa: Telkom Partially Withdraws Court Case Against Spectrum Allocations

Telecoms giant Telkom has withdrawn part of its court application against the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) that forces the regulator to inform all potential parties interested in the spectrum auction of the proceedings. In late 2020, Telkom ...
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TelkomOne Streaming Service - What's Featured?, What's Missing? And Where It's Going?

TelkomOne, the recently launched subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) and streaming platform owned by Telkom South Africa was put through a review by "TV with Thinus" to check its main features; what it is missing and its forward intentions.   Accordingly, it ...

South Africa: Telkom Video Streaming Platform Expected To Launch On Nov. 5 2020

Telkom, the South African fixed-line infrastructure and services provider, have announced that its long-awaited video streaming platform called TelkomONE will be launched on Thursday, Nov. 5.   According to Ms Wanda Mkhize, the company executive in charge of the platform, ...

Telkom South Africa To Launch Own Video Streaming Platform

Telkom, a large provider of wireline and wireless telecommunications services in  South Africa, has announced it is launching its video-on-demand (VOD) streaming platform. Named "TelkomONE", it is set to be launched on the 30th November 2020. According to the Telkom ...

South Africa: Government Is Not Planning To Sell Stake In Telkom, Says CEO

Mr Sipho Masego, chief executive officer of Telkom South Africa, has responded to recent reporting indicating the South African government is planning to offload part or all of it’s more than 45% stake in the company.   Accordingly to Mr ...

South Africa: Telcos Gear Up For ‘Battle Royale’ Over 5G

By all indications, South African telco majors are gearing up to might big battles over who get 5G access. Telkom, MTN and Vodacom are all readying the war-chest for winning the fight.   Leading contender so far is Telkom, which ...

Telkom South Africa’s Mobile Network Takes A Knock Due To Lockdown Usage - Reports

Telkom South Africa’s mobile network has reportedly taken a hit in recent weeks, with users experiencing much slower download speeds and higher latency compared to the period before the COVID-19 lockdown started. Over the past few weeks, Telkom subscribers have ...

ICASA And Telkom South Africa Embroiled In Spectrum Spat - Reports

South Africa’s communications regulator ICASA is involved in a dispute with Telkom following the regulator’s allocation of additional spectrum to the nation’s telcos. Telkom, the telco that operates both cellular and landline services, claims that the regulator has “expropriated” a ...

Telkom And Cell C Sign Agreements With South Africa’s Competition Commission - Reports

Telecoms operators Telkom and Cell C have reportedly inked agreements with the Competition Commission over IP Connect’s pricing as well as data prices respectively. Telkom agreed to reduce wholesale broadband access fees response to IP Connect pricing concerns raised last ...

Telkom South Africa: 2300 Prospective Retrenchees Opt For Voluntary Severance Packages - Reports

Approximately 2 300 Telkom staff members have opted for voluntary severance packages since the rollout of a business restructuring process earlier this year, according to the telco’s Spokesperson, Namalungelo Faku. In January, Telkom announced that almost 3 000 jobs were ...

South Africa: Telkom Share Price Tumbles After $90m Restructuring Bill Announcement

The shares of South Africa’s partly state-owned Telkom tumbled by 16.93 percent on the JSE last week Friday after it announced that the first phase of its restructuring would cost $90 million. Telkom said that the restructuring - in which ...