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Content Streaming Services  |  TelkomONE Soars Less Than A Year Since Its Inception

According to BMA’s media sources, TelkomONE, an online video and audio streaming service, has seen tremendous weekly growth since its inception in November 2020. However, being in a closed period, Telkom has been unable to provide figures; although, they have ...
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Broadband Infrastructure  |  South Africa: Telkom Accused Of Illegally Using Competitor’s Fibre Infrastructure

As reported in recent news, it has been discovered that Telkom and Openserve, a subsidiary of Telkom, has been illegally using the network infrastructure of their competitors to provide fibre broadband services. The discovery came about during a recent R30 ...
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Telkom Draws First Victory - SA's Spectrum Auction Is Placed On Hold!

The much-anticipated spectrum auction planned for later this month has been placed on hold after Telkom and e.tv secured a favourable judgment against ICASA, allowing their case to be presented at the Pretoria High Court.  This judgment comes as ICASA ...

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 ...

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Telecoms giant Telkom has withdrawn part of its court application against the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) that forces the regulator to inform all potential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 ...

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 ...