High-demand spectrum policy - an overview
The communications department's new policy directs that a portion of unallocated high-demand spectrum be assigned to WOANs and the remainder to other eligible licensees, report Nozipho Mngomezulu, Peter Grealy, Wendy Tembedza, Ziyanda Ngcobo and Karl Blom.
Ramaphosa announces department of comms and digital tech
The new department arises from a merger between the Department of Communications and the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services.
Set-top box installers mull legal action against USAASA
Set-top box installation companies look to go to court, as petitions to be reinstated by USAASA appear to have fallen on deaf ears.
Comms ministry finds stability in Ndabeni-Abrahams
The ICT industry lauds the decision to retain minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams in her post, noting it signals much-needed continuity in a department characterised by leadership instability.
Government-led data science programme gets into gear
Government takes the first steps towards building a capable fourth industrial revolution army, as it readies to train a million young people in data science and related skills by 2030.