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Telkom is headquartered in South Africa and was established as the Department of Posts and Telecommunications with the first telegraph in 1895. In 1991, the department was split and Telkom was founded. The company provides telecommunications services to over 15 million subscribers in South Africa as of April 2021.

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#92 /150
Total score
23.5 /100
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Ownership structure
41% owned by the South African government, 50% owned by institutional shareholders, 3% owned by the South Africa treasury and 7% owned by non-institutional shareholders
Fiscal year
Begins 1 April
Group revenue
US$2,626 million (FY2020)
Group employees
12,039 (FY2020)

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