Telkom now ‘solidly’ SA’s number three mobile operator after Covid-19 bump
The company says its number of active mobile subscribers rose almost a fifth in the six months to end-September
Telkom’s growth rate in subscribers has seen it firmly overtake Cell C as SA’s third-largest mobile operator, with the Covid-19 pandemic helping deliver a surge in revenue from this business line in its six months to end-September.
Cell C is struggling under a debt burden of about R9.7bn and its subscriber base fell about a third in the first half of 2020. ..