Govt eyes digital payments for all SASSA grants

The state encourages 2.8 million beneficiaries to opt to receive social grant payments via electronic platforms.

Budget: State-owned ICT companies by 2020

Feb 21, 2018

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

Minister calls for more public WiFi zones

Feb 2, 2018

Mayors in metros across the country must scale up free Internet programmes to ensure more citizens are connected, says minister Siyabonga Cwele.

D-day for comments on ECA Amendment Bill

Jan 31, 2018

The period for public consultation on provisions contained in the Electronic Communications Act Amendment Bill comes to an end today.

Former ICASA councillor passes away

Jan 22, 2018

The regulation authority and telecoms department mourn the loss of Libby Lloyd.

ECA Amendment Bill comment period extended

Dec 8, 2017

The telecoms department extends the period for public consultation on the Electronic Communications Act Amendment Bill until 31 January 2018.

ICT strategies to be gazetted

Nov 8, 2017

Minister Siyabonga Cwele confirms the country's ICT roadmap will be published in today's Government Gazette.

Mohapi praises SITA's stability

Oct 31, 2017

Government's once-embattled State IT Agency is now a stable entity, says CEO Setumo Mohapi.

Cwele talks up skills investment

Oct 31, 2017

Minister Siyabonga Cwele affirms that investing in priority school subjects, such as coding, helps drive new skills development.???

Govt to establish task team for Telkom stake sale

Oct 26, 2017

The task team will engage Telkom on the sale of a portion of government's 39% stake in the company, which is aimed at bailing out SAA and the post office.

Treasury backs spectrum auction

Oct 26, 2017

National Treasury hints at a spectrum auction for economic relief, despite government's current policy on the allocation of the scarce resource.

CSIR concludes wireless open access network study

Oct 25, 2017

Minister Malusi Gigaba confirms the research agency has concluded a high-level study on government's planned wireless open access network.