Telecoms News - In Brief


- SA's Telkom has bowed to pressure from the Government and unions to freeze its planned job cuts for a year, with CEO Sizwe Nxasana saying the company has no intention of dumping 4000 staff through forced retrenchments.

- Namibia's NAMPOST has been swindled out of ND18 000 in telephone cards by a "businessman" who tied up a deal with the company a month ago. A businessman, said to be from Noordoewer, offered a "stolen cheque" for the deal amounting to ND18,000.

- Angola customs recently intercepted 323 illegally imported mobile phones on Ethiopian Airways flight ET-855 from Addis Ababa,