Telkom partners Clickatell to tap into SA’s burgeoning Fintech space

According to the companies, Telkom customers can easily and safely pay bills, recharge and purchase new service bundles in WhatsApp.
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Oct 20, 2022

MTN toasts African ambitions amid Telkom talk tension

Africa’s largest mobile operator hosts diplomats representing 18 markets recently and stressed collaboration to support economic revival on the continent.
Jan 26, 2022

Ramaphosa orders probe of Telkom’s Africa asset sale deals

The investigation will establish if asset sales were unlawful, irregular or unapproved, as well as the losses incurred by the state, which was majority shareholder at the time.
Dec 13, 2021

Huawei, Telkom use 5G to showcase endangered penguins

The telecoms firm and mobile operator’s technologies support a 5G live stream of Africa's endangered penguins at Boulders Beach in Cape Town.
Nov 22, 2021

Telkom’s SATNAC kicks off; focuses on innovation, research

The telco says it is confident collaborations and partnerships forged at the event will continue to grow and find solutions for problems in Africa.

Subdued growth for Telkom as fibre connections surpass copper

The challenging economic and trading environment saw restrained half-year growth, supported by the telco’s mobile division and masts and towers business.
Sep 8, 2021

SA’s Telkom leverages AI to communicate its market intention

Telecommunications firm launches at the AI Expo Africa 2021.
Jul 13, 2021

SA’s mobile operators count losses after massive looting

As the running battles between law enforcement and looters continue, the telcos resort to closing shops to ensure the safety of employees and customers.

Telkom to use SA’s first WhatsApp payment gateway

Ukheshe Technologies and Infobip introduce chat banking solution.
Jun 22, 2020

Telkom’s fixed voice decline intensifies

The telecommunications company’s revenue grew 3% despite a 22.2% decline in fixed voice revenue.
Jan 22, 2020

Cable restoration vessel readies to depart Cape

Openserve confirms process underway and all loading is expected to be complete by 22 January 2020.
Sep 5, 2019

Safaricom accused of interfering in Airtel-Telkom merger

Safaricom believes merger will change market dynamic and necessitate a new study on competition, but denies interference.