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November

2016-11-15 | Mobile Makes Positive Contribution to Telkom Earnings

Telkom SA SOC Limited today published its interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2016. ...


October

2016-10-25 | South Africa Pays Tribute to Black Business Pioneers

On 28 October, black business people of previous decades will reunite to be celebrated by their peers as well as South Africa’s current generation of business leaders...


2016-10-20 | Telkom states its position on Integrated ICT Policy White Paper

Telkom has welcomed the publication of the Integrated Information and Communication Technology Policy White Paper noting in particular the policy’s....


2016-10-19 | Telkom Provides Free Data for University Students

Telkom today announced that it will be providing data to students who cannot access academic materials due to the ongoing students protest....


2016-10-14 | Telkom to Offer iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in South Africa on Friday, 14 October 2016

Johannesburg — 14 October 2016 — Telkom today announced it will offer iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, the best, most advanced iPhone ever...


2016-10-09 | Telkom awards R1 million in prize money at the Telkom Digital Gaming League Master’s Final

After an intense weekend of Dota 2 and Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) two teams came out tops...


September

2016-09-30 | iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus coming soon

Telkom will offer iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, the best, most advanced iPhone ever...


2016-09-29 | The Telkom Digital Gaming League tournament line-up and broadcasting talent for Masters Final at rAge Expo                           2016

The finals of the Telkom Digital Gaming League Masters tournament kicks off in just over a week with the first set of matches taking place on Friday, 7 October at the rAge expo...


2016-09-20 | Telkom revises Fair Use Policy for Uncapped LTE

Telkom has listened to its customers and has revised the conditions of its Fair Use Policy (FUP) for Uncapped LTE...


2016-09-20 | Telkom and ShowMax partner to provide zero-rated data for streaming content

Telkom and ShowMax today announced a partnership offering customers more value and convenience when managing their ShowMax subscription...


2016-09-08 | The Telkom Digital Gaming League Master’s Finals set for October at rAge 2016

The first season of new format of the Telkom Digital Gaming League (DGL) comes to its conclusion in October with the Master’s Final tournament. This will take place at the rAge Expo from 7 to 9 October in Johannesburg...


2016-09-02 | Court Holds CWU Members in Contempt

The Labour Court today gave an order that fourteen Communication Workers Union (CWU) members, including their president, must on the return date, in November 2016, appear in Court to show cause why the Court should not hold them to be in contempt for contravening the interdict secured by Telkom on 15 August 2016...


August

2016-08-31 | Telkom to unveil 4.5G mobile technology at SATNAC

The wide range of technical topics to be discussed at Africa’s leading ICT conference, SATNAC, will again take delegates deep into the future of the information technology sector...


2016-08-30 | Telkom welcomes Labour Court Ruling on Restructuring Process

The Labour Court of South Africa today handed down a damning judgement against the Communication Workers Union (CWU), describing the union as “confrontational”, “obstructionist” and noted that the CWU had withheld key facts from its founding affidavit...


2016-08-26 | Telkom increases its reward to R1 million to catch saboteurs

Telkom today (August 26, 2016) announced it has increased its reward to up to R1 million for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of saboteurs targeting Telkom facilities...


2016-08-23 | Telkom and CWU re-engaged but without success to resolve the strike

Telkom confirms that talks between the company and the Communications Workers Union (CWU) held on Monday (22 August 2016) failed to reach a resolution to the strike...


2016-08-23 | Telkom welcomes Olympic team home

Telkom congratulated South Africa’s best-ever Olympic team at a ceremony this morning at OR Tambo International Airport. Telkom contributed R4 million in incentives for medal winners...


2016-08-21 | 13 200 CUSTOMERS IMPACTED BY SABOTEURS TARGETING TELKOM’S NETWORK

By Friday 19 August approximately 13 200 Telkom customers had been hit by outages caused by sabotage. This happened as the Communication Workers Union strike...


2016-08-15 | Telkom secured urgent interim court order against CWU

Telkom this afternoon secured an urgent interim court order interdicting and restraining CWU and its members from...


2016-08-03 | Telkom in Limpopo hit by sabotage

Thousands of mobile network users and fixed line customers in Limpopo were yesterday left without connectivity following a serious incident of sabotage to the Telkom network...


2016-08-02 | Telkom network provides backbone for 2016 municipal elections

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has selected Telkom as its trusted partner to provide the state-of-the-art ICT services required to enable free and fair elections in South Africa...


July

2016-07-28 | Telkom customers to receive superior e-learning service

Telkom today announced it will offer Telkom e-Education, a new value-added e-learning service at no charge to existing and new mobile and fixed post-paid customers...


2016-07-27 | Telkom drives LTE network improvements

Due to the popularity of our award winning mobile broadband network, we have seen a dramatic increase in the number of customers making use of our...


2016-07-24 | Bravado Gaming takes the title at DGL Masters Dota 2 tournament

Bravado Gaming prevailed over their rivals White Rabbit Gaming at this weekend’s final match of the Telkom DGL Dota 2 Masters Tournament held in Sandton...


2016-07-24 | Day two sees Bravado Gaming in the final and White Rabbit Gaming take on Aperture Gaming in last semi of DGL Masters Dota 2 tournament

In day two of the Telkom DGL Dota 2 Masters tournament being held this weekend in Sandton, there were no surprises as the last teams advanced...


2016-07-21 | Telkom launches ground-breaking data-lead mobile packages

Telkom today announced a complete overhaul of its mobile product offering with the launch of its ground-breaking FreeMe product...


2016-07-20 | Telkom Digital Gaming League Dota 2 tournament taking place as part of Masters League

The new Telkom Digital Gaming League (DGL) has announced that the second of its Masters tournaments, Dota 2, will take place on the weekend 22 to 24 July 2016, in Sandton, Johannesburg...


June

2016-06-28 | 947 Cycle Challenge welcomes Telkom as new headline sponsor

947 is excited to announce a new partnership with telecoms giant Telkom to host the 20th edition of the Cycle Challenge and...


2016-06-24 | Telkom Business Connexion and Cisco Announce South Africa'’'s First End-to-End Hosted Collaboration Solution

Telkom Business Connexion and Cisco announce the official launch of one of South Africa's first end-to-end Hosted Collaboration Solutions...


2016-06-21 | Telkom Business Connexion Names Chief Executive Officer

Telkom and Business Connexion takes next step and sets timeline for complete integration....


2016-06-20 | Telkom ramps up fibre footprint to reach more customers

Today, Telkom’s Retail and Consumer division announced that it will be leveraging open access fibre from network provider Vumatel...


2016-06-07 | UPDATE:Telkom reaches groundbreaking agreement with organised labour

Johannesburg – Telkom today announced the successful conclusion of a new two year Collaborative Partnership Agreement (CPA) with organised labour...


2016-06-07 | Telkom reaches groundbreaking agreement with organised labour

Johannesburg – Telkom today announced the successful conclusion of a new two year Collaborative Partnership Agreement (CPA) with organised labour...


2016-06-06 | Telkom concludes turnaround and readies for growth

Telkom SA SOC Limited today announced a 15.5% increase in normalised headline earnings for the year ended 31 March 2016, marking the...


2016-06-02 | Telkom sponsors SA Olympics team

Telkom announced today that it is the official Olympic sponsor of the South African Olympic and Paralympics teams...


2016-06-01 | Guerrilla recruitment campaign pays off for Telkom

JOHANNESBURG - Telkom is taking a new view on recruitment in order to attract the best talent to the transforming business...


May

2016-05-30 | Telkom pushes new tech to fight cable theft

Telkom is ramping up efforts to migrate customers to wireless and fibre technologies to actively tackle cable theft syndicates...


2016-05-18 | Telkom Brings Cloud Services Powered by Avaya to the South African Market

Telkom, South Africa’s leading communications service provider, is collaborating with Avaya, a global leader in business communications, ...


2016-05-11 | Telkom FutureMakers unveils Eastern Cape business incubation centre

Telkom today unveiled a partnership with Eastern Cape business incubation centre Propella FutureMakers Hub in Port Elizabeth...


March

2016-03-20 | Bravado Gaming wins the Telkom DGL Master series final

Bravado gaming has come out victorious in the Telkom DGL Masters series, held at the rAge Expo in Cape Town, after beating Aperture Gaming in an intense battle that lasted just two rounds...


2016-03-20 | Telkom DGL Master Series final – Bravado Gaming versus Aperture Gaming

The final of the Telkom DGL Masters series, kicking off shortly, held at rAge Expo in Cape Town, will be between Aperture Gaming and Bravado Gaming...


2016-03-19 | Semi-final line up decided for Telkom DGL Master series

The semi-final teams have been decided after four intense quarter final matches. In the first match of the day, and the third quarter final, of the Telkom DGL Masters series held at rAge Expo in Cape Town...


2016-03-18 | Flipsid3 Tactics lose out on Telkom DGL Master title

In the second game of the Telkom DGL Masters series held today at rAge Expo in Cape Town, Flipsid3 Tactics were no match for the fourth seeded Carbon eSport...


2016-03-18 | Veneration E-Sports first team out of the Telkom DGL

In the first match-up of the Telkom DGL Masters series happening at rAge Expo 18-20 March 2016, Cape Town, Veneration E-Sports is the first casualty, thoroughly beaten by Bravado Gaming...


2016-03-17 | Telkom DGL announces Shoutcasters for Masters tournament

With the first event in the Telkom DGL Masters series kicking off shortly at rAge Expo 18-20 March 2016, Cape Town, Telkom DGL has now announced...


2016-03-17 | Tech Start-Ups Get a Helping Hand From Telkom and the Bandwidth Barn

Five new Western Cape businesses have been created that less than six months ago were little more than great ideas, thanks to support from Telkom FutureMakers...


2016-03-15 | Telkom DGL announces Masters Series line-up

Following a rigorous seeding tournament, Telkom today announced the line-up for the first event in the Telkom DGL Masters series taking place at...


2016-03-10 | Telkom Business launches international Mobile WiFi product

Telkom Business today launched its new Pocket WiFi solution offering businesses affordable mobile data connectivity in over 140 countries...


2016-03-09 | Telkom Digital Gaming League tournament set to take place at rAge Expo 2016

The new Telkom Digital Gaming League (DGL) travels to Cape Town this month for the rAge Expo...


2016-03-07 | Telkom and Samsung – Creating the ultimate communications machine

Telkom today announced its packages for the launch of the Samsung S7 and S7 Edge which will be available online and in store from 11 March 2016...


2016-03-07 | Telkom Becomes First in Africa to Offer Direct Carrier Billing for Google Play Content Store

Telkom today announced that the company now offers Direct Carrier Billing for content purchases on the Google Play store......

February

2016-02-10 | Telkom Offers One Million Megabytes of Free Data to small and medium business customers

Telkom announced today that it is offering a million megabytes of free Telkom Internet data ...


2016-02-09 | Usain Bolt debuts, tonight, in Telkom's new Boltspeed Fibre TV commercial

The fastest man alive, Usain Bolt, will debut tonight in Telkom's new advertising campaign for its Boltspeed fibre....


2016-02-01 | Telkom launches SA’s biggest fibre trial

Telkom today launched an offer to more than 11 000 DSL customers across the country, who can now experience Telkom’s leading fibre technology...

January

2016-01-21 | Telkom launches SA’s largest eSports league with new tournament and R1 million prize money

Thursday, 21 January 2016 – Telkom is taking eSports to a new level with the launch of the new Telkom Digital Gaming League (DGL), previously known as the Do Gaming League. The new league will include...