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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.

2:10

ITU study quantifies economic value of digital tech

Policy-makers across the ITU membership will have a blueprint to measure the economic impact of broadband technologies.

1:50

Government abandons set-top boxes

The state adopts a revised model for the rollout of the digital migration project, which sees it abandon the set-top box idea.

2:50
Sep 21, 2018

Cabinet gives SA's digital migration progress thumbs up

Although SA's digital migration has been plagued by numerous hurdles, government's executive branch is satisfied with the progress made over the past 10 years.

3:40
Sep 12, 2018

MTN calls for scarce spectrum to be unlocked

CEO Rob Shuter says the company is struggling to increase data adoption among its users.

3:20
Sep 11, 2018

Need for 5G is not immediate, says ITU

A new report suggests a cautious 5G outlook, saying the industry should instead enhance the availability and quality of existing 4G networks.

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SA begins countdown to ITU telecoms conference

All eyes are on SA as it readies to be the first nation on the continent to host the ITU's Telecom World conference.

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Artificial intelligence in healthcare framework in the works

Two United Nations organisations join forces to establish a standards framework on how to leverage artificial intelligence-powered tech in the health sector.

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Train girls to be ICT pioneers, says Ndabeni-Abrahams

The deputy minister of telecommunications and postal services urges young girls to enter the ICT sector in numbers in light of International Girls in ICT Day.

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Jan 24, 2018

DOC expects to meet digital TV deadline

The communications ministry appeals for mechanisms to fund the digital migration as it looks to meet the June 2019 deadline.

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ANC sets new deadline for digital TV

The African National Congress wants to see SA's digital migration process completed by June 2019.

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World's e-waste levels on the rise

Despite recycling interventions, global electronic waste continues to grow, with expectations of further increases over the next three years.

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