Telkom has signed a number of agreements with Google that have secured it a revenue pipeline of nearly R1-billion.
Repairs to the Sat-3 cable system are complete, marking the end of repair work on three broken subsea cables.
Repairs to the cable Ace, one of three subsea systems that broke off Africa’s western coastline, are under way.
Telkom’s infrastructure subsidiary, Openserve, said repairs to two broken subsea cables are under way.
The Wacs and Sat-3 cables should be repaired next month, according to telecoms companies.
The unprecedented damage to three major undersea internet cables has thrust South Africa into a precarious position.