Telkom network overhaul halted

2012-04-02 08:24

Johannesburg - Telkom [JSE:TKG] has been forced to stop a planned R13bn network overhaul after infrastructure provider ZTE Mzansi won a court order on Friday to halt the project, Business Day newspaper reported.

ZTE Mzansi, a joint venture between China’s ZTE Corp and local black-owned companies, took Telkom to court after being disqualified from a bidding process related to the project, Business Day said on Monday.

Telkom said it was reviewing the court judgment.


  • Thando - 2012-04-02 08:33

    Dont let ZTE take over our telecoms infrastructure

      Napolita - 2012-04-02 09:03

      The project was for a " network overhaul". Where do you get the information regarding "take over our telecoms infrastructure"?

  • aspruyt - 2012-04-02 08:46

    Tenderpreneurs ZTE Mzansi mad they didnt get it!

  • Ruan - 2012-04-02 09:23

    Can't they just stop fighting and give us cheaper and faster DSL already? We have the infrastructure and line capacity already.This is getting ridiculous now.

  • Tony Lapson - 2012-04-02 14:55

    All for the profits,

  • jam35y30 - 2012-04-03 08:11

    ZTE is not network equipment! You need your head read to even consider ZTE in any core nework.

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