Telkom Business merges with BCX

Thursday 9 June 2016 | 10:40 CET | News
South African operator Telkom said it will merge its enterprise-focused Telkom Business unit into IT group Business Connexion (BCX), which it acquired last year for ZAR 2.7 billion. According to Techcentral, the merger will create one go-to-market brand and avoid the creation of parallel organisations and the duplication of resources, said Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko. The integration will see BCX move from its head office in Midrand to a building alongside Telkom's campus in Centurion.

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Categories: General
Companies: Business Connexion / Telkom
Countries: South Africa
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Easily off-loading the fixed line business into BCX and Openserve while keeping the mobile services within Telkom, so back to managing a mobile company only which is within his comfort zone. The only problem is that mobile depends on the fixed line business to a larger degree that what they think and it may bite later on..
Anonymous @ 10/6/2016 - 21:12

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