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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.

Jul 26, 2019

Surviving in the Internet economy

The fourth industrial revolution is an opportunity, not a challenge, says Refinitiv’s Sonwabise Sebata.


Broadband Infraco, Google partner in rural area 4IR drive

The organisations collaborate to provide learners and teachers in remote rural areas with digital skills.


Broadband Infraco intensifies capacity to platinum belt

The state-owned entity is poised to take a leading role in the proposed regional fibre project, dubbed the ‘SADC superhighway’.


Broadband Infraco looks to turn a profit

Broadband Infraco eyes ways to turn its precarious financial state around that do not require a bailout from government.

Feb 22, 2019

SA Connect: Another year, another moving target

After a long history of missed SA Connect targets, the telecoms department believes its new implementation model will finally get the broadband project on the path to delivery.


SA Connect reaches Limpopo

The communications ministry rolls out broadband services in Limpopo, as it looks to bridge the digital divide in that province.


Broadband Infraco, Angola Cables join forces

The companies partner to facilitate Internet access in SA as well as the rest of the continent.

Jun 12, 2018

Minister pins hopes on new ICT companies

Despite government's poor reputation in running companies, the telecoms ministry is confident establishing two new state-owned ICT companies bodes well for the country.


Govt aims to connect 327 broadband sites by June

Minister Siyabonga Cwele backs targets for phase one of SA Connect and admits the state won't be able to afford sole implementation of phase two.

Feb 21, 2018

Budget: State-owned ICT companies by 2020

The telecoms ministry confirms plans to establish government-owned IT and ICT infrastructure companies in the next two years.

Oct 25, 2017

SA Connect misses rollout targets

There has been no notable progress in the implementation of government's broadband project.

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