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  1. Jan

    How much it costs to send a WhatsApp message in South Africa

    Real costs to send a WhatsApp message in South Africa Sending a WhatsApp text message costs tiny fractions of a cent, while a voice call through the platform can cost you anywhere between 1c and 4c per minute depending on the network and whether data saver mode is enabled, a MyBroadband...
  2. Jan

    Sipho Maseko scores big Telkom payday

    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...
  3. G

    Telkom line about to break

    Good day, i have a neighbour whom doesnt take care of his Yard. There is a telkom line running along our wall but his tree has over grown so much that the line is taught and about to snap. I have tried multiple times to get hold of this neighbour but my calls get ignored and when i try get hold...
  4. Jan

    Major improvement in Telkom's mobile network

    Telkom's major improvement in the race for best network Telkom has improved its mobile network over the last 12 months and is catching up to its competitors in its bid to become the best network in South Africa. Telkom placed third in the MyBroadband Insights Mobile Network Report over the...
  5. Jan

    Vumatel and DFA now have a higher valuation than Telkom's market cap

    Vumatel and DFA now more valuable than Telkom Community Investment Ventures Holdings (CIVH), which owns Vumatel and DFA, is valued at R23.2 billion — higher than Telkom’s market cap of R22.3 billion. Remgro revealed this valuation in its recent announcement about a CIVH rights offer in which...
  6. Jan

    Telkom must pay staff R5 million on back-dated salary increases - Solidarity

    Telkom owes employees R5 million Solidarity has won an arbitration award against Telkom related to the interpretation of salary increases for employees due from April 2017. This comes after Solidarity had agreed with Telkom in 2016 to give a 6% salary increase to staff that would take effect...
  7. Jan

    Looters damaged BCX warehouse - Telkom

    Telkom stores and BCX warehouse damaged in looting Telkom said that damage to warehouses in Durban harbour, including the BCX warehouse, is likely to negatively impact delivery times of hardware. "We request patience as we manage the impact of these incidents on the supply chain," the network...
  8. Jan

    MyBroadband Mobile Network Quality Report for Q2 2021 released

    South Africa's best mobile network revealed — and one operator stands out MyBroadband Insights has released the Q2 2021 Mobile Network Quality Report, which shows that MTN has the best mobile network in South Africa. The report is based on 304,001 speed tests which were performed by thousands...
  9. Jan

    Extreme measures Vodacom and MTN take to safeguard batteries from criminals

    Photos show extreme measures to protect batteries from South African criminals South Africa's biggest mobile network operators have resorted to tough physical protective measures and elaborate tactical security interventions to fight the scourge of battery and copper theft at their mobile...
  10. Jan

    How to cancel and block WASP subscriptions on Vodacom, MTN, Telkom, and Cell C

    How to stop your airtime from disappearing South African mobile customers can prevent airtime from disappearing or incurring high phone bills through various platforms provided by their networks. Many South Africans can only afford to pay a small amount for prepaid airtime each month, which...
  11. Jan

    Vodacom, MTN, and Telkom subscribers hit by criminal syndicate

    Crime syndicate steals millions from Vodacom, MTN, and Telkom subscribers A criminal syndicate has stolen millions from Vodacom, MTN, and Telkom subscribers in a sophisticated new scam. Many mobile subscribers have discovered a number has been added to their profile without their permission...
  12. Jan

    Cellphone contract cancellation cost comparison

    How much it costs to cancel your mobile contract South African mobile contract subscribers who are dissatisfied with their device, customer service, or network quality have the option to cancel their contract before expiry. However, you should be aware that this can carry a hefty penalty cost...
  13. Jan

    Month-to-month mobile data deal comparison

    Best month-to-month mobile data deals in South Africa If you don't fancy signing up for a long-term contract, there are multiple mobile data packages available in South Africa on a month-to-month basis. While fibre is the ideal option for Internet users with big data requirements, it's not...
  14. S

    Telkom customer care all fired?

    Good day all, Wondering if anyone can direct me to a number that actually answers for customer care? Been trying all day only to be directed to the self help whatsapp. If I could help myself I wouldn't need to waste my time calling but oh well. More specifically somehow a welcome tone was...
  15. Jan

    Vodacom vs MTN vs Telkom vs Cell C - Best mobile data prices in South Africa

    Best mobile data prices in South Africa Data prices have dropped following the Competition Commission's ruling in 2019 that South African network operators have room to slash data prices by 30% to 50%, and Cell C now offers the best value for money prepaid mobile data in the market. While...
  16. Hanno Labuschagne

    Why Telkom is fighting against the spectrum auction

    Why Telkom is fighting against the spectrum auction Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko has revealed that they are fighting against the spectrum auction in its current format because they will bid and pay for sub-1GHz spectrum which they cannot use. Vodacom and MTN, in comparison, will be able to use the...
  17. Hanno Labuschagne

    ADSL is dying in South Africa

    ADSL is dying in South Africa Telkom's financial results for the year ended 31 March 2021 show that its fixed broadband subscribers have declined by nearly 12% year-on-year. Its fixed broadband subscriber numbers dropped from 686,525 in March 2020 to 605,807 in March 2021. While Telkom has...
  18. Hanno Labuschagne

    Telkom international roaming for prepaid customers – up to R300,000 per GB

    Telkom international roaming for prepaid customers – up to R300,000 per GB Telkom Mobile has launched international roaming to its prepaid and top-up customers, which includes voice, SMS, and data services. Telkom said customers are now able to activate international roaming through its...
  19. Hanno Labuschagne

    New Telkom home fibre pre-order deal – including free 200GB LTE data

    New Telkom home fibre pre-order deal – including free 200GB LTE data Telkom has launched a new fibre-to-the-home pre-order promotion for people in areas where Openserve is planning to roll out fibre. The promotion promises to have people set up within 60 days from the day of their order and at...
  20. Chris

    Here's how a R1,000 investment in South Africa's telecoms companies would have looked like over 3 years

    Here's how a R1,000 investment in South Africa's telecoms companies would have looked like over 3 years If you invested R1,000 in South Africa’s major telecommunications companies three years ago, your shareholding would only be worth R648 today. South Africa’s mobile operators are often...
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