Inclusive economic recovery requires connected citizens
South Africa desperately needs to up its connectivity for citizens to engage in other forms of economic activity, stresses Broadband Infraco CEO Andrew Matseke.
Comms ministry starts phased switch to digital TV
The communications department keeps up with the latest timelines on the digital migration project, switching off analogue TV transmitters in some Free State towns.
Sentech offers streaming services, powered by AWS
The signal distributor is leveraging Amazon Web Services to provide streaming services to local audiences.
Millions set aside for dual-illumination amid digital TV delay
Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Comms hears R204 million has been allocated to Sentech this financial year for dual-illumination, as digital migration limps along.
New CFO to join Sentech ranks
Melanie Rambally will fill the position of chief financial officer at signal distributor Sentech after Cabinet approved her appointment.
ICT tenders: Calling on telecoms
Local government looks to communications while the National Tender Bulletin goes unpublished for another week.
ICT tenders: Local is lekker
With the National Tender Bulletin experiencing technical problems, ITWeb takes a look at what local government organisations are doing.
Judge Masipa to head ICASA’s complaints committee
Judge Thokozile Masipa is chairperson of the new five-member Complaints and Compliance Committee, which will also consist of Paris Mashile.
Call for Broadband Infraco board nominations
Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams invites the public to nominate suitable candidates to serve on the board of Broadband Infraco.
2020 in review
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the technology industry continued to thrive, with worldwide growth of 4% predicted for 2021.
Communications ministry entities back Ndabeni-Abrahams
Despite reports of a tumultuous past, the heads and CEOs within minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams’s portfolio have committed their support to ensure delivery of key targets.