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  • Telkom Recruitment scam

    Telkom and MTN deal denied by Competition Commission

    August 18, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom and MTN deal denied by Competition Commission

    The Competition Commission in South Africa has informed Telkom and MTN that it has not recommended the approval of the proposed radio access network sharing and bilateral roaming deal proposed by Telkom and MTN. According to the Competition Commission:...

  • Telkom Recruitment scam

    Telkom announces next steps in turnaround strategy

    July 13, 2015 • Company News, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom announces next steps in turnaround strategy

    Telkom has revealed the next steps in its strategy to position the company for a more competitive environment and to ensure its sustainability over the long term. According to Telkom, it respects the decision of the Labour Court handed down last week (8 July...

  • Telkom Recruitment scam

    Telkom plagued by persistent recruitment scam

    May 21, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom plagued by persistent recruitment scam

    A recruitment scam offering paid “Telkom internships” at the company upon payment of a “booking fee” of R90 is currently still in operation. The scam first came to light in February 2015, according to a statement issued by Telkom. According to Telkom,...

  • Telkom considering sale of mobile phone towers in South Africa

    February 6, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom considering sale of mobile phone towers in South Africa

    According to a report by Bloomberg, South African telecommunications provider Telkom, is looking to cut costs on its mobile service offering by selling off a section of mobile phone towers – in South Africa. Bloomberg cited that individuals with...

  • Telkom SA plagued by yet another scam

    February 3, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom SA plagued by yet another scam

    According to a release issued by Telkom, the telecom operator has been made aware of a recruitment scam promising successful candidates a paid “Telkom Internship” at the company upon payment of a “learnership fee” of R90. According to Telkom: “Upon...

  • Telkom SA warns businesses of possible crime syndicate

    October 15, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom SA warns businesses of possible crime syndicate

    Criminals intent on stealing valuables from homes and offices are attempting to gain entry into business as well as residential premises by posing as Telkom technicians. Ms Jacqui O’ Sullivan, Telkom’s Managing Executive: Corporate Communication, says...

  • Is Telkom’s fair usage policy really fair?

    August 29, 2014 • Features, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Is Telkom’s fair usage policy really fair?

    Telkom informed its customers that it will be enforcing its fair usage policy. According to the telecom giant, the reason behind the move was in the spirit of enhancing the Internet experience of all its users. To add to this, at the beginning of August 2014,...

  • Telkom rejects allegations that race will result in retrenchment

    July 9, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom rejects allegations that race will result in retrenchment

    Trade union Solidarity and the South African Communications Union (Sacu) launched a campaign against Telkom, accusing the group of attempting to carry out large-scale retrenchments where race was to be used as a criteria. Furthermore, Solidarity stated that...

  • Telkom SA, UJ launch design competition

    November 13, 2013 • Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on Telkom SA, UJ launch design competition

    Telkom South Africa has teamed up with the Department of Graphic Design of the University of Johannesburg to launch a competition inviting second year graphic design students to create graphic work around the theme of “Telkom Convergence.” The...

  • Telkom SA broadband trial a success

    February 25, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Telkom SA broadband trial a success

    Telkom South Africa is pleased to report that its high-speed broadband trial has been successful. The pilot started in October 2012 and has given participating Internet customers access to speeds of up to 20Mbps and up to 40Mbps. “The pilot has seen...

  • Telkom SA can overcome headwinds says Moholi

    November 19, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Telkom SA can overcome headwinds says Moholi

    Outgoing Group CEO of Telkom South Africa, Ms Nombulelo Moholi announced the Group’s Interim results of the six months ended 30 September 2012 and expressed her confidence the company will be able to overcome the challenges it faces. “Telkom is engaged in...

  • Telkom South Africa selects Huawei SingleFAN for Ultra-Broadband Access Network

    June 7, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom South Africa selects Huawei SingleFAN for Ultra-Broadband Access Network

    Huawei, a global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today announced it has been selected to deploy the next-generation ultra-broadband network access for Telkom South Africa. By employing Huawei’s SingleFAN solution, the...