Our customers hated us — Telkom CEO
Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko said Telkom faced an uncertain future with an unsustainable financial situation, increased competition, and customers hating the company.
Speaking at the annual SATNAC conference, Maseko said between 2012 and 2014, Telkom was facing...
Telkom CEO says a deal with MTN is technically possible
Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko said a deal between MTN and Telkom is possible if it is structured correctly and if the benefits are highlighted.
Bloomberg recently reported that MTN made a takeover approach for Telkom in a deal that would’ve...
What happened at "classified" meeting with South African cellular networks
A solution to the temporary spectrum stand-off between industry regulator Icasa and South Africa's cellular network operators is expected this week.
Telkom cellular towers business listing on the JSE
Telkom says it has made significant progress with its plan to list its masts and towers business, Swiftnet, on Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).
It said that the progress includes, but is not limited to, formal engagements with the JSE.
Telkom to list masts and towers business
Telkom is pursuing a separate listing of its masts and towers business, Swiftnet, on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the company announced on Tuesday.
Swiftnet is a Telkom subsidiary under management by Gyro.
The biggest loser — South Africa's cellphone network users
Vodacom says it is extremely disappointing that the fourth attempt by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) to licence high-demand spectrum has failed.
The mobile network operator said it was especially...
New Telkom Consumer CEO announced
Telkom named Lunga Siyo as the new CEO of Telkom Consumer effective 1 October 2021.
Siyo is set to take over from Serame Taukobong when Taukobong assumes the position of Group CEO Designate.
Telkom price plan — "when they go low, we go high"
Telkom’s new CEO-designate, Serame Taukobong, said that instead of engaging in a price war, they prefer to add more value to remain competitive.
Telkom recently announced that Taukobong would take over from Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko when he...
Telkom fibre overtakes ADSL
Telkom has reached an inflection point where the number of homes connected with fibre surpassed the number of homes connected with copper.
Tekom revealed this information in its trading update for the quarter ended 30 June 2021.
Big Telkom Mobile data growth
Telkom has issued its quarterly trading update for the April-June 2021 period, showing substantial growth in mobile customers and mobile data revenue.
“Telkom published a solid set of results for the first quarter of the year in a challenging trading and economic...
Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko's big payday
Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko received more than R35.4 million in remuneration in the 2021 financial year, according to Telkom's latest integrated report.
This is an increase of around R13.62 million — or 62% — compared to 2020 when Maseko was paid a total of...
South Africa's top ICT CEOs revealed
The top South African ICT leaders in terms of share price growth are MTN CEO Ralph Mupita, Adapt IT CEO Sbu Shabalala, Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko, and Huge Group CEO James Herbst.
To assess the performance of tech CEOs, MyBroadband calculated the average...
Sipho Maseko addresses Telkom's monopolistic past
Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko said the company is still grappling with its monopolistic past, which has hampered its ability to function in a competitive market.
For decades, Telkom enjoyed a legally protected monopoly in the South African...