Telkom breaks up operations into separate units

Operator Telkom Kenya has begun breaking up its operations into units, establishing new subsidiaries.

The firm says the separation marks the next phase of its transformation that will enable it to better respond to trends in the telecoms industry.

“This exercise will enable Telkom to enhance its service delivery for the further benefit to its customers. Further, the exercise is geared towards furthering our objective of making Telkom the technology partner of choice,” Telkom said in a statement issued earlier at the end of May.

So far, Telkom has disclosed the creation of two subsidiaries including the Telkom Digital Limited and T-KASH Limited.

Telkom Digital Limited encompasses the firm’s digital service delivery unit dealing primarily with the provision of connectivity, collocation, technology solutions, operations and maintenance services.

T-KASH Limited meanwhile will comprise of Telkom’s digital financial services business.

The two entities will become wholly owned subsidiaries of Telkom Kenya Limited (TKL).

None of the two new units will however take up liabilities accruing to the parent firm.

Telkom says no jobs will be lost from the exercise.