Telkom launches mobile service

This week has seen the formal launch of Telkom Mobile as a mobile network serving both business and consumers, leaving 8ta as a sub-brand.

8ta to be rebranded as Telkom Mobile

In a puzzling move, Telkom has decided to rebrand its mobile service from 8ta to Telkom Mobile less than three years after launching the network.

Catch 60 rats – win a phone

At night, the rubbish dumps of Alexandra come to life as rivers of rats come out of their holes they are the perfect breeding ground for rodents.

Vodacom now live with 4G

Vodacom has begun selling 4G services based on long-term evolution technology but coverage is extremely limited - for now.

Telkom mired in static

The news that Telkom's data revenue had shrunk, could be the final straw to investors still toying with the view that Telkom is neglected.

Best broadband deal in SA — ever

8ta's package is so aggressive, it has even undercut parent company Telkom's ADSL service.

Telkom profit down 35%

Fixed-line operator Telkom reported a 35% drop in full-year profit, hit by expenses from its new mobile venture and job-cuts.

Nashua Mobile adds Telkom’s 8ta to its services

Nashua Mobile announced on Thursday it was to offer 8ta's cellular services and products to its subscriber base countrywide with immediate effect.

Telkom’s future on the line

Union dossier on corruption in Telkom implicates 16 current and former senior managers and executives.

8ta signs up 186 000 in first month

Telkom's 8ta grips 186 033 users in its first month, while hoping to encourage other service providers to bring their fixed-line costs down.

Salaries, 8ta costs knock Telkom earnings

Telkom warns the launch of mobile operator 8ta and a wage agreement with trade unions will hit earnings in the six months to September 30, 2010.

Heita, it’s 8ta

As of Monday SA will have a fourth mobile operator and it means business. The new operator, which has been dubbed "8ta", is the mobile arm of Telkom.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.