Telkom will attempt to save R1,3-billion by outsourcing its core network.

According to a report in Business Day, Telkom is considering a number of proposals from companies like Ericsson, Nokia-Siemens and Cisco.
The operator is expected to enter into detailed talks soon.
Telkom employs about 26 000 staff members, and about 19 000 of them would be affected by an outsourcing deal.