TELECOM RATES, OFFERS AND COVERAGE

Telecoms

- Over the past year, Telkom SA has deployed Alvarion’s 1.9GHz systems have been deployed in five communities (Hekpoort, Pretoria, Upington, Bloemfontein and Grahamstown) to provide service to SOHO and residential customers. Now, additional systems are being installed in suburban and rural areas lacking in existing telecom infrastructure and to upgrade others requiring replacement systems.

- Motorola is set to enter the Kenyan handset market, having quit only a few years go. The company currently favours a direct partnership sales model with national operators ahead of the scheduled full-scale market roll out.