Tag Archives: Telkom

NetOne negotiates with Telkom for a possible joint venture in Zimbabwe

NetOne, the state-owned mobile operator has begun negotiations with South African telecom operator Telkom to form a new joint venture in Zimbabwe. NetOne is among the 35 state-owned enterprises that the government has decided to privatize to raise funds to strengthen the state’s finances and finance its Transition Stabilization Program (TSP). Zimbabwes treasury is extending [...]

Huawei and Telkom showcase 4K video streaming in South Africa

Huawei Technologies launched a pilot for 4K video streaming solution in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa. Thanks to Telkoms deployment of a 100mbps fibre to the home (FTTH), residents can watch ultra HD TV with the fastest internet speed. Jet Liu, Director of Video Solution, Huawei Southern Africa Region said, There has been much talk about [...]

MTN launched new OOB service in SA

MTN has recently launched a very simple way for its subscribers to block out-of-bundle (OOB) data usage, with its new Out of Bundle Barring service. Out-of-bundle Barring is available to users via USSD menu, by dialling *141*0#, and could be disable or enabled via this menu. The service stated that it would prevent the unintended [...]

DStv Now available to Telkom LIT TV subscribers

Telkom announced that the LIT service customers will now be able to enjoy DStv Now through their LIT TV boxes. An update will signal users that DStv Now could be accessed on their boxes. However, it is specified that DStv Now has been specifically created to fit large screens.  We brought you Telkom LIT in [...]

DStv and Telkom in Kenya partnered to offer bundled internet to customers

DStv, the leading provider of video entertainment in Kenya and the countrys biggest telecom provider, Telkom, renewed their partnership to give Kenyans more value on their internet and entertainment services.  All customers purchasing a full kit DStv HD decoder, at the start of October, will get a free MiFi router pre-loaded with 30GB Data from [...]

Telkom brings mobile video and music streaming services in South Africa

Telkom will be offering, TelkomLit, to provide on-demand videos streaming and music from September to its customers. This move is part of the plans of the biggest landline provider in South Africa to increase its revenues and subscribers in its mobile business.  The company is introducing new products in the market to rival other mobile [...]

Telkom and ShowMax link up for VOD service at zero-rated data

  Telkom, the wireline and wireless telecommunications provider in South Africa has tied up with Naspers-owned ShowMax, to provide its customers with effectively zero-rate for the streaming content of the VOD service provider. The new service has been made available since yesterday. Customers will therefore be able to buy the package, Telkom Entertainment Bolt-On, at [...]

M-Net and Telkom SA to bring local version of Shark Tank in SA

Shark Tank South Africa, the local version of the popular American reality television series will soon be available on M-Nets DStv channel 101. The show will be aired as from October this year. Entries for the show are open to entrepreneurs being citizens of African origins and should be at least 18 years of age. [...]

Telkom SA and ShowMax offer zero-rated data for content’s streaming

Naspers subscription-based video-on-demand service, ShowMax, has partnered with Telkom South Africa to provide users with zero-rated data for streaming content. The new partnership aims at popularizing Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) services in South Africa. In a statement, Telkom SA said that new and existing users of its Telkom Summer Unlimited plan will have access [...]

Telkom to launch video-on-demand service in South Africa

Telkom is planning to launch its video-on-demand service for South African users, according to the Sipho Maseko, CEO of the company. In fact, Telkom will have an agreement in place with a preferred video-on-demand provider by early in the new year. We are still talking to different people around it and we are at a [...]