LTE package now not a bad deal, surprisingly.
Telkom has revised the conditions of its Fair Use Policy (FUP) for Uncapped LTE. The revisions seek to offer customers a fair and sustainable connectivity experience. Effective immediately, the telco announced that customers making use of the LTE Uncapped product will receive an additional 100GB of full speed data per month.... Read more
Utterly useless excuse for a regulator states the exceedingly obvious.
WITH competition among mobile operators intensifying, communications watchdog Icasa has told MPs that data prices have fallen 45% since 2010 and should fall further. Parliament’s telecoms and postal service committee is holding public hearings on the high cost of mobile and data services in SA.... Read more
Lowly copper thief takes flight as jailbird.
Local telecommunications company Telkom has revealed that a copper cable thief has received a harsh jail sentence amid an updated criminal law. In a statement addressing sabotage of Telkom’s national network, the company further said that it had “secured an important legal victory” earlier this year regarding a copper thief case.... Read more
Irony overwhelming as regulator won't pay for work done either.
The National Trade Union Congress of South Africa (NTUC) has condemned the alleged victimisation of employees at the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) following a six-week long strike which ended this week. ... Read more
Destroying key infrastucture somehow not classified as treason.
Telkom is offering a R500,000 reward for information after its facilities were “targeted in a series of acts of sabotage”. The communications network said that its facilities in Midrand, Silverton, Pretoria West, Pinetown, Durban, Pietermaritzburg, Makhado and Musina were sabotaged. “This is not vandalism, the criminals who damaged our property knew what they were doing. Cables have been cut to cause maximum damage. Entire street distribution cabinet... Read more