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4:50

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.

2:20

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.

4:50

Satellite vs LTE for backup services

The facts for satellite services build a compelling case as backup medium; much more compelling than the popular 5G thinking.

3:50

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.

3:20

UN Broadband Commission puts digital cooperation into action

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1:40

WACS cable outage resolved

The South African National Research & Education Network confirms the subsea cable repairs are complete and everything is according to specification.

1:40
Friday

Govt orders MTN, Vodacom to close stores

Cellular shops in malls and shopping centres are to be closed to ensure more employees remain at home during the lockdown.

3:30
Friday

How Seacom is navigating through double disasters

The submarine cable operator lays bare its plans to emerge from the nation-wide lockdown and the breaking of the West Africa Cable System.

2:00

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.

13:40

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.

8:30
2 Apr

ZTE FY2019 operating revenue hits RMB90bn

Net profit attributable to holders of ordinary shares of the listed company amounted to RMB5.15 billion, a year-on-year growth of 173.7%.

3:30

Cell C comes to #DataMustFall party

SA’s third biggest mobile operator will, by 1 May, launch a free lifeline package capped at 250KB per day.