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2:50

Ndabeni-Abrahams welcomes new govt cloud

SITA's government cloud launch saw the newly-appointed communications minister welcome the vital foundation it offers for the fourth industrial revolution.

1:40

Who is SA's 13th comms minister?

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams is the minister of the merged-again Department of Communications.

1:20
22 Nov

Parliament schedules ECA Bill public hearings

The portfolio committee on telecoms and postal services readies to hear oral presentations on the provisions contained in the ECA Bill.

3:00

Cwele unpacks efforts to bring 'Internet for All' to life

Minister Siyabonga Cwele reveals government's Internet project made progress over the past year and details the initiatives that have been put in place.

3:40

Cwele vs ICASA standoff cost R1.7m

The telecoms ministry unpacks the legal cost implications of its spectrum allocation fight with the Independent Communications Authority of SA.

1:40
Oct 24, 2018

Mini Budget 2018: Broadband rollout on track, says DTPS

Although the telecoms ministry revised its broadband rollout targets several times, it says the remaining facilities will be connected by the end of the financial year.

4:00

What Tito Mboweni's appointment means for ICT

ICT analysts weigh in on the new finance minister's appointment, saying it's unlikely to have a direct impact on the sector, at least for now.

2:20

Huawei, DTPS send students to China to learn ICT skills

The third group of 10 students has departed for China to receive training at Huawei's headquarters.

5:30

Telecoms ministry lifts lid on WOAN spectrum allocation

A Government Gazette details the policy framework for licensing unassigned high-demand spectrum for the wholesale open access network and mobile operators.

3:10

Cwele, ICASA agree to set court matter aside

Minister Siyabonga Cwele and the telecoms regulator settle legal battle to initiate the licensing of unallocated high demand spectrum.

5:00

Govt sets unrealistic data science skills goal

The Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services commits to training a million young people by 2030 to meet SA's exponential need for data scientists.

2:50

ECA Bill gets thumbs up

Despite widespread criticism from some stakeholders in the sector, Cabinet moves to approve the Bill that clears the way for the introduction of the wholesale open access network.

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