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November

2018-11-26| Telkom becomes first mobile operator to enable data transfer

Telkom today became South Africa’s first mobile operator to enable data transfer and the rollover of ....

2018-11-13| Telkom's investment strategy bears fruit in challenging operating environment

Telkom SA SOC Limited today published its interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2018....

2018-11-07| Telkom and Netflix confirm partnership in South Africa

Telkom confirmed today it had secured a partnership with the leading internet entertainment....

2018-11-07| Telkom & Vodacom conclude roaming and facilities leasing agreement

Telkom and Vodacom today concluded roaming and facilities agreements....

October

2018-10-18| iPhone XR arrives at Telkom on Friday, 26 October 2018.

Telkom today announced it will offer iPhone XR, bringing the latest iPhone innovations to more people. Customers will be able to...

2018-10-18| Telkom begins implementing ICASA’s End-User Subscriber Service Charter.

Telkom is implementing the suspended End-User Subscriber Service Charter (EUSSC), starting with the introduction of revised...

2018-10-08| Telkom launches new work of art - Huawei Mate 20 Lite

Friday 02 Septhember 2018- Telecommunications giant, Telkom, today announced, that they are bringing to South African shores the brand new...

2018-10-04| Get more with Telkom SUMMER OF MORE this summer.

Telkom announced the inclusion of FREE YouTube as the latest addition to its FreeMe prepaid bundles. This is one of...

September

2018-09-21| iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max arrive at Telkom on 28 September 2018

Telkom today announced it will offer the most advanced iPhones ever, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max...

August

2018-08-27| Telkom Issues Counter-Proposal to ICASA

Telkom today issued a counter-proposal to telecoms regulator, the Independent Communication Authority of South Africa (ICASA)...

2018-08-24| Telkom launches pre-order for the all new Samsung Galaxy Note9

As part of a continuous drive towards innovative and compelling product offers and services, Telkom, unveiled the pre-order offer for...

July

2018-07-06| Telkom Launches FreeMe Promo All-Network Voice Bundles

Telkom is launching new FreeMe Promo All-Network Voice Bundles exclusively available to FreeMe and FreeMe Family customers, from...

2018-07-02| Telkom to Offer Exclusive Samsung Deals for Christmas in July

To bring a little holiday cheer into the cold winter months, Telkom Mobile is offering exclusive deals on Samsung devices with FreeMe and LIT Video Streaming services to celebrate...

June

2018-06-27| Telkom names Tsholofelo Molefe as new Group Chief Financial Officer

Telkom today announced the appointment of Tsholofelo Molefe as the Group Chief Financial Officer effective 1 July 2018. Molefe takes over from Deon Fredericks...

2018-06-20| Telkom to offer new Nokia Devices

The new Nokia range of devices, including the Nokia 1, the Nokia 6.1 and the Nokia 7 Plus devices, are available on Telkom FreeMe contracts...

2018-06-01| Telkom launches new prepaid campaign which gives even more to consumers

As part of its new prepaid campaign, Z’Kipha More, Telkom is introducing a new 150MB FreeMe prepaid bundle for R29 from 1 June...

2018-06-01| Telkom announces the appointment of Jonas Bogoshi as new BCX CEO

Telkom today announced the appointment of Jonas Bogoshi as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BCX, replacing Ian Russell...

May

2018-05-28| Mobile strategy paying off for Telkom

Telkom SA SOC Limited today announced its group revenue of R41 billion, boosted by strong performance in its mobile business with a 47 percent increase in ...

April

2018-04-06| Telkom to offer new Huawei P20 series

The new Huawei P20 series of devices, including the P20 Lite and P20 devices, are available on Telkom FreeMe contracts from Friday 6 April 2018. The P20 Pro will be available from Friday 13 April 2018...

March

2018-03-29| Telkom Outlines Barriers to Further Lowering the Cost to Communicate in South Africa

Speaking in Parliament this week, Telkom, South Africa’s lowest data provider at R0.29 per MB outlined measures that could further lower the cost to communicate for South Africans...

2018-03-20| Telkom implements new harmonised short codes

Telkom confirms that it will implement the new harmonised short codes for customer support on its network in accordance with ICASA’s Number Plan Regulations...

2018-03-07| Telkom enables free voter registration

Telkom announced today that it has zero-rated access to the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) website for mobile users on its network to enable ...

February

2018-02-26| Telkom to offer the new Samsung S9 and Samsung S9 Plus with FreeMe Deals

Telkom today announced that the new Samsung S9 and S9 Plus smartphones will be available on its data driven FreeMe plans from 16 March 2018 in stores and online...

2018-02-08| Telkom chops prices for Chinese New Year

To celebrate Chinese New Year, Telkom and Huawei have announced eight unbelievable mobile deals, including handsets and free gifts on Telkom’s popular FreeMe data-centric contracts, available from 11 February to 5 March 2018.

2018-02-05| Telkom Invests in Network Optimisation with Massive MIMO Technology

Telkom has successfully concluded Africa’s first demonstration of 2.3GHz LTE TDD Massive MIMO (Advanced Multiple Antenna System). This technology represents the next step in Telkom’s continuing network evolution, as the company continues to optimise...