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By replacing outdated systems with new and secure technologies, the Department of Home Affairs is confident it will reach its target of issuing smart ID cards to 1.6-million citizens by the end of the 2014/15 financial year.
Telkom, South Africa's main fixed line operator, is doubling broadband ADSL connection speeds for existing consumer and business customers, following its recently announced ADSL speed increases for the country's internet service providers.
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South African state company Telkom plans to issue a second multibillion-rand tender to build parts of a network for 8ta, its struggling mobile phone company, after the Chinese company contracted to do the work failed to meet deadlines.
Telecoms group Telkom has secured a US$127-million syndicated loan from several international banks, backed by the China Export and Credit Insurance Corporation, in order to finance capital expenditure on its mobile division, 8ta.
South Africans look set to benefit from increased competition in the local mobile telecommunications market, with fixed-line operator Telkom launching its own cellular offering, branded as 8ta (Heita!).
A new mobile service network, owned and operated by South African telecommunications giant Telkom, is well on its way to becoming a reality in the country.