Telkom South Africa Ltd

Synopsis

Listed on the JSE Securities exchange and New York stock exchange, Telkom South Africa is South Africa’s second largest listed public company. Controlled by the government with strategic partners Elephant Communications, a black empowerment group, Telkom is the South Africa’s fixed-line incumbent. It also owns 50% of South Africa’s leading mobile operator, Vodacom. In December 2003, a SNO was granted a licence and is expected to begin operations in 2005. Telkom SA provides business and residential fixed-line telephony, Internet, e-commerce, data communications, satellite and broadcasting services.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. Telkom South Africa company information
    • 2.1 Second National Operator and market deregulation
    • 2.2 Operating results – 2004
    • 2.3 Financial results – 2004
    • 2.4 Company history
  • 3. Subsidiaries and associates
    • 3.1 Vodacom Group
    • 3.2 Telkom Directory Services (TDS)
    • 3.3 Swiftnet
  • 4. Fixed-line network
    • 4.1 National network operations centre
    • 4.2 Switching network
    • 4.3 National backbone transmission network
    • 4.4 Local access network
    • 4.5 ATM network
    • 4.6 Public broadband IP network
    • 4.7 VoIP network
    • 4.8 International transmission network
      • 4.8.1 Satellite
      • 4.8.2 Submarine cable systems
  • 5. Services
    • 5.1 Residential voice
    • 5.2 Business voice
    • 5.3 Customer premises equipment (CPE)
    • 5.4 Public telephones
    • 5.5 Data communication
    • 5.6 Internet access
    • 5.7 Information technology and Web-based services
    • 5.8 Broadcasting
    • 5.9 Maritime radio services
  • 6. Contact details
  • 7. Related reports
  • Table 1 – Fixed-line subscribers – 1997 - 2004
  • Table 2 – Fixed-line traffic – 2004
  • Table 3 – Internet access – 2004
  • Table 4 – Revenue and annual change – 1996 - 2004
  • Table 5 – Revenue by service – 2004
  • Table 6 – Vodacom Group subscribers – 2001 - 2004
  • Table 7 – Vodacom Group subscribers by country – March 2004
  • Table 8 – Digital exchanges and digitalisation – 2000 - 2004
  • Table 9 – ATM network statistics – March 2004
  • Table 10 – Public IP broadband network statistics – March 2004
  • Table 11 – ADSL access network statistics – March 2004
  • Table 12 – VoIP network statistics – March 2004
  • Table 13 – Submarine cable systems – March 2004
  • Exhibit 1 – Telkom South Africa at a glance
  • Exhibit 2 – Major subsidiaries and associates – March 2003
  • Exhibit 3 – Vodacom Group at a glance

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Last updated 29 Dec 2004
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