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Telkom agrees to R200m internet fine

The fixed-line operator was fined by South Africa's competition watchdog.

The fixed-line operator was fined by South Africa's competition watchdog. Picture: Sxc.hu.

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's competition watchdog said on Friday fixed-line operator Telkom SA had agreed to pay a fine of R200 million to settle complaints it used its dominant market position to the detriment of other internet providers.

Telkom agreed in April to pay a separate R449 million rand fine for using its dominant position to block competition from other network providers.

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