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Telkom rolls out new music streaming app ‘Telkom Music’ in South Africa

Telkom has introduced its new music streaming platform Telkom Music in South Africa. Introduced in collaboration with Tencent-owned JOOX, the platform is available on the Huawei AppGallery and Google Play Store. Telkom stated that the landscape of music streaming is evolving and highlights that the main feature of its music app is the fact that [...]

TelkomONE introduces free catch-up service in SA

Telkoms video-streaming platform has introduced a free catch-up functionality across its SABC and other free-to-air channels on the platform a first-of-its-kind value-added offering by a video-on-demand service locally. Catch-up is a system-driven recording of various popular programs across your favourite channels, that is then made available as a single asset, on-demand.  This means you [...]

Telkom to replace its copper local broadband infrastructure with fibre-to-the-home in South Africa

Telkom is planning to transition its subscribers from copper-based internet to fibre technology in all fibre-ready regions South Africa. The company explained that this change would definitely enhance speeds, lessen maintenance costs and fix the issue of copper cable theft. The Director of Product Development and Management of Telkom, Steven White, stated, Fibre is a [...]

Telkom unveiled its Telkom Plus portal

Telkom has announced the launch of a value-added services (VAS) portal called Telkom Plus on the 9th December. The new offering is a subscription platform for Telkom users that aims to bring together wireless application service providers and content service providers. “Telkom Plus is a one-stop-shop for subscribers to discover the range of digital services [...]

Liquid Telecom planning 5G in South Africa

Liquid Telecom is one of the few networks in South Africa to have a radio frequency range for deploying 5G, and plans to use it. Only three companies have spectrum: Rain, Telkom, and Liquid, said the head of strategy for Liquid Telecom South Africa, Willie Oosthuizen The three companies will probably use their spectrum advantage. [...]

Telkom offers free Netflix for 3 months

Telkom has launched a new and free Netflix promotion, where qualifying new and existing customers can get a three-month Netflix subscription valued at R417 ($30). The usual Netflix plan for Telkom subscribers enable them to stream TV shows and movies on two devices simultaneously in high definition, all by accessing their 3-month voucher.  To qualify [...]