Overcoming the educational digital divide during COVID-19
COVID-19 brings into focus the importance of universal broadband in SA so barriers to entry to essential services like digital education are swiftly removed, says David Chen, VP, Huawei Southern Africa Region.
Domain name registry provides relief for defaulting .za sites
The administrator of SA's .za domain name offers domain name owners who are in arrears a respite, temporarily suspending its monthly deletions schedule.
ICASA outlines details of emergency COVID-19 spectrum
The emergency release does not negate the processes under way for permanent assignment of spectrum through an auction, says the authority.
UN Broadband Commission puts digital cooperation into action
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Broadband Infraco, ItakaneICT enable cashless payment services
The state-owned backhaul connectivity provider enters into a partnership with ItakaneICT to facilitate cashless money services in rural and disadvantaged communities.
ICT sector policy and regulation in the time of COVID-19
Collaboration, clarity and coherence are required from all stakeholders, as ICT is the primary tool to enable and support the kind of lockdown currently in force.