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  1. Hanno Labuschagne

    Government partnering with Telkom to improve South Africa's broadband coverage

    Government partnering with Telkom to improve South Africa's broadband coverage Telkom SA SOC Ltd. and the South African government are in advanced talks to partner in rolling out broadband products even as buyers flock to bid for the telecommunication company’s assets. The partnership will...
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    Telkom incompetence

    In light of the headline news on the homepage here about Telkom and Cell C, Telkom is in no position to start acquiring more business. Like all government-run business in SA, they cannot efficiently run the business and should really shut shop on the grounds of incompetence. From the top, right...
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    Telkom needs to close their business down due to incompetence!

    Posted in wrong forum.
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    HELP!!TELKOM STATIC IP L2TP does not work!!

    Good morning, I have a problem with TELKOM static IP. I activated a PUBLIC STATIC IP address with TELKOM (41.149.191...) but I continue to have a different IP everyday. I configured the router with PPPoE and the static IP with VPN/L2TP but it does not work! I tried with another router but I...
  5. Jan

    Affordable fixed wireless uncapped broadband for homes without fibre

    Cheapest 50Mbps uncapped Internet for homes without fibre There are several uncapped wireless Internet packages on the market with at least 50Mbps download speeds for South African households that don't have a fibre network available in their area. While fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) connectivity...
  6. Jan

    Telkom rejects former CEO Sipho Maseko's acquisition proposal - again

    Telkom rejects acquisition proposal from former CEO Sipho Maseko Telkom says it has terminated discussions with a consortium led by its former Group CEO Sipho Maseko for a bid to buy a slice of the partially state-owned telecommunications company. The consortium comprises Maseko's Afrifund...
  7. Jan

    5G network vendors in South Africa compared - June 2023

    Huawei leads 5G speeds on two networks in South Africa Huawei's radio equipment boasts the fastest download speeds of all vendors on two of the three mobile 5G networks in South Africa. That is according to data from 86,836 speed tests performed on the MyBroadband Speed Test Android app since...
  8. Hanno Labuschagne

    MTN destroys Vodacom in data customer satisfaction — Analytico Report

    MTN destroys Vodacom in data customer satisfaction — Analytico Report New research by Analytico revealed that MTN’s customer satisfaction rating among mobile data users is much higher than Vodacom, Telkom, Cell C, and Rain. Analytico is a research company that provides reports, network...
  9. Jan

    ARB rules Telkom misled prepaid customers about international roaming

    Telkom slammed for misleading customers about international roaming The Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB) has ruled that Telkom misled customers with an advert relating to its international roaming services. Complainant Paul Retief submitted that the advertisement claims pre-paid, contract...
  10. Jan

    4G network equipment vendors in South Africa comparison - June 2023

    Ericsson and Huawei offer the fastest 4G network speeds in South Africa MyBroadband speed test data for the year to date has revealed that South Africans enjoy the best 4G performance in areas covered by MTN's network using Huawei's radio equipment. Huawei's gear also performed well and was...
  11. Jan

    Peak mobile speed test results in South Africa - June 2023

    Fastest mobile speeds in South Africa — with one network hitting over 1Gbps The fastest mobile download speed recorded by a MyBroadband Speed Test user in the year to date was over 1Gbps on Vodacom's network. That is according to data analyzed by Analytico using results from the MyBroadband...
  12. Jan

    Telkom drops Post Office as payment channel

    Telkom drops the South African Post Office Telkom has announced that account payment options for their customers will no longer include the South African Post Office. The partially state-owned telecommunications company said dropping the state-owned mail carrier “aims to streamline payment...
  13. Jan

    How Telkom squandered its fixed-line dominance

    How Telkom snatched defeat from the jaws of victory Telkom has squandered its competitive advantage in the fibre-to-the-home market after several strategic blunders which allowed Vumatel to become the premier provider of fibre-to-the-home in South Africa. To understand the significance of...
  14. Jan

    Uncapped 4G price comparison after Rain grandfathers plans in favour of Rain One

    Uncapped 4G showdown — prices from R249 per month The most affordable uncapped 4G plan available to residents in South Africa is MTN's Home Starter package for R249 a month. The playing field has changed somewhat, with one of the country's major fixed-4G providers — Rain — recently dropping...
  15. Jan

    DSL and FTTH prices in South Africa compared - June 2023

    ADSL vs fibre prices in South Africa — the winner is clear South Africans can save a fair amount each month if they can opt for a home fibre package instead of DSL, a MyBroadband analysis has revealed. Although comparing fibre to DSL on a like-for-like basis can be challenging, it is possible...
  16. Jan

    Telkom CFO says they are burning through cash unsustainably

    Telkom burning through cash Telkom is burning cash at an unsustainable rate, the company's chief financial officer Dirk Reyneke warned employees in an internal document on Tuesday. "Generally, we have managed our addressable costs reasonably well but the challenging economic and competitive...
  17. Jan

    Little prospect of energy crisis being remedied in near future - Telkom

    Little hope load-shedding will be solved soon, warns Telkom Telkom chief financial officer Dirk Reyneke warned in a presentation to media and investors on Tuesday that they don’t foresee a solution for South Africa’s energy crisis soon. Reyneke said load-shedding had a R700 million impact on...
  18. Jan

    Telkom has around 74,500 DSL customers left

    Telkom fixed-line wipeout Despite rapidly growing its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network in South Africa in the past year, Telkom's Openserve division lost over 200,000 fixed-line customers. According to the telecoms company's Abridged Annual Results for 2023, fixed-access lines declined from...
  19. Jan

    Telkom increases mobile capex, records modest mobile growth

    Telkom doubles down on Mobile Telkom increased its investment in its mobile network by 35% between 1 April 2022 and 31 March 2023, the company's annual results have revealed. Over the same period, the company showed modest growth in mobile service revenue, which increased by 1.8% over the...
  20. Jan

    Telkom reports R10 billion loss, or R346 million profit depending on how you look at it

    Telkom makes R10 billion loss — promises it's once-off Telkom has released its financial results for the year ended 31 March 2023, reporting a R9.97 billion loss. However, South Africa’s partially state-owned telecommunications giant says the loss includes over R10.3 billion in non-cash and...
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