With over 3.4 million telephone access lines in South Africa, assets of over R42-billion as well as an ever-expanding business into different platforms and areas of communication and IT,Telkom has proved once again that it is a top performing company. In the latest edition of Top500, Telkom has come up as the number one company in the field of fixed-line telecommunications. In a competitive economy, it is hard to rise above your peers and to stand out as a leader in your field. It is through key factors, such as financial performance, empowerment and an eye toward the future that see some companies rising above the rest. Find out which other companies have made it as the top performers in their fields in the latest edition of Top500.