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4:40

Set-top box installers mull legal action against USAASA

Set-top box installation companies look to go to court, as petitions to be reinstated by USAASA appear to have fallen on deaf ears.

5:40

GSMA cautions against poorly designed spectrum pathway

The mobile industry body warns against maximising revenues above the connectivity of citizens, as SA prepares to assign high-demand mobile spectrum sometime this year.

7:10

Comms ministry finds stability in Ndabeni-Abrahams

The ICT industry lauds the decision to retain minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams in her post, noting it signals much-needed continuity in a department characterised by leadership instability.

5:30
May 28, 2019

Telkom CEO asks for 'sensible' spectrum pathway

South Africa needs an enlightened spectrum allocation process which fosters competition in the mobile market, says Telkom group CEO Sipho Maseko.

4:30

Government-led data science programme gets into gear

Government takes the first steps towards building a capable fourth industrial revolution army, as it readies to train a million young people in data science and related skills by 2030.

6:40

Stalled ICT projects await the next administration

As the country readies to usher in a new administration after the elections, many of the high-priority ICT projects are still up in the air.

2:30

Free State still en route to digital TV

Deputy communications minister Pinky Kekana will inspect digital migration implementation in the Free State, after missing self-set deadlines.

2:20

Budget: DOC plans to fast-track digital migration

The communications ministry commits to ensure South Africa migrates to digital TV by next July.

1:50

Minister drives cyber security awareness in ECape

Led by Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, the DOC's campaign teaches the importance of exercising vigilance when online.

7:30

Industry lauds decision to unify comms ministry

After much criticism of the 2014 split of the comms department, the decision to reconfigure the telecoms and broadcasting ministries is welcomed as a boost for effective regulation.

4:40
Nov 2, 2018

Black IT Forum proposes women-led ICT ministry

The organisation supports calls for a consolidated government ICT department, saying a female minister must be at the helm.

3:00

DOC intensifies calls for digital migration collaboration

The communications ministry pushes for more partnerships with industry players in the hopes of speeding up SA's digital migration.

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