I have a telephone pole on my property, ...

Asked by Leon on 29-06-2022 17:07:14
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Eastern Cape

I have a telephone pole on my property, but since no one uses telephones and it has not been a problem.

Now Open Serve Fibre is being installed in the area and the technicians want access to my property. I don't want to give them access as I go away a lot, and this will be a clear giveaway for my safety if they are allowed on the property, oass locked gates and an alarm system.

They have given me a letter stating they have rights to access my property with or without my permission, quoting the telecommunications Act36 of 2005.

I bought the property with the telephone poles on it, and never gave my permission for it

Can I deny them access and call the police for trespassing if they clime over my fence

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