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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.


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.

Oct 28, 2020

Analogue switch-off to improve fiscus, bring SABC financial relief

Signal distributor Sentech says the national analogue switch-off will give the SABC significant cost reduction benefits, realising R130 million in savings.


Broadband Infraco, Sentech merger advances

Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams confirms the business case to merge Broadband Infraco and Sentech has been finalised.

Sep 18, 2020

Government has high hopes for SITA’s reconfiguration

The State IT Agency’s reconfiguration process aims to position it beyond being a government procurement arm, says minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams.


Pietermaritzburg communities switch on to free WiFi

The JL Dube Broadband project turns six locations in KwaZulu-Natal’s Pietermaritzburg into free WiFi zones.


Broadband Infraco adds capability to monitor WACS

Analysts laud the state-owned entity’s decision to add undersea cable monitoring as part of its new service offerings.


Lobby group wants black firms to be priority in TV white space

The Progressive Blacks in ICT calls upon government to release the TV white space to black players within three months.

May 5, 2020

Innovation, 4IR can help Africa rise from COVID-19 pandemic

Wearing dual hats at the Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Broadband Infraco, Phumza Dyani sees innovation as the catalyst to Africa’s economic growth.

Apr 20, 2020

Broadband Infraco exec joins Pan African Chamber of Commerce

Phumza Dyani, chief marketing and sales officer at Broadband Infraco, is appointed as chief innovation officer at the Pan African Chamber of Commerce.


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.

Oct 10, 2019

SA Connect: ‘One step forward, two steps back’

The communications ministry says a feasibility study is in the works to determine an efficient way to deliver the second phase of the ambitious government broadband project.

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