Following its launch in Parkview, Johannesburg, Telkom’s new super-fast LTE Advanced (LTE-A) network is now live in five more suburbs. Telkom’s 150Mbps LTE Advanced is now available in Illovo and Melrose in Gauteng, Sea Point and Three Anchor Bay in Cape Town, and Umhlanga in KwaZulu-Natal.
The number of Telkom fixed lines in service has fallen by almost 5% in the past 12 months, dropping to just 3,5m, from 3,7m a year ago, the telecommunications operator said on Monday. At the same time, however, Telkom has recorded a 7,4% increase in the number of broadband digital subscriber lines to 965 000, […]
Telkom’s new LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) network went live today in Parkview and surrounding areas, delivering Internet connectivity speeds of up to 150Mbps. Parkview has been identified as a Telkom “Futurehood” and is the first of over 50 suburbs set to be connected to Telkom’s LTE-A network by March 2015.
In wake of news this week that the first homes in Parkhurst in Johannesburg have been connected to start-up Vumatel’s speedy fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network, Telkom has begun deploying home fibre infrastructure of its own in the leafy suburb. Telkom is rolling out home fibre to 22 suburbs in Gauteng, Cape Town and Durban as part […]
Telkom recently launched its SmartInternet Unlimited service, offering “unlimited” mobile data to business customers at R1,699 per month. The new SmartInternet Unlimited service competes head-on with Neotel’s NeoBroadband LTE service. Both services are aimed at businesses which may not be able to get a fixed-line broadband service. How do these two products compare on speed, […]