Department of Communications

SA readies for digital economy summit

Communciations minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams announces the Cabinet-endorsed event will take place at the end of June.


Government gazettes members of ICT commission

Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams confirms members of the much-awaited Presidential Commission on Industry 4.0 will be announced on Thursday.


Free State still en route to digital TV

Deputy communications minister Pinky Kekana will inspect digital migration implementation in the Free State, after missing self-set deadlines.


DOC to issue spectrum policy later this month

The communications ministry and industry players agree to swiftly finalise the spectrum policy directive and licensing processes.


Government fast-tracks spectrum policy

The state confirms plans to finalise the policy directive on radio frequency spectrum allocation are moving forward.


Govt commits to build cyber defence skills pipeline

Deputy communications minister Pinky Kekana says government has a long-term vision to address the cyber security skills shortage in the country.


KZN hosts inaugural Industry 4.0 summit

The event is an opportunity for government leaders and key stakeholders to unpack how the province will respond to the fourth industrial revolution.


ICASA's Rubben Mohlaloga removed from office

Following the National Assembly resolution to remove the chairperson from office, minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams fires him with immediate effect.


Spectrum policy direction coming 'soon'

Despite government's assurance of prompt action to license spectrum, the comms ministry reveals it is still engaged in consultations on the way forward.


D-day for DTT in Free State

The verdict on whether the Free State will switch over to digital TV today is still out, after the communications ministry pushed back the deadline last time.


Budget: DOC plans to fast-track digital migration

The communications ministry commits to ensure South Africa migrates to digital TV by next July.


Why ICASA can't fire Rubben Mohlaloga

The disgraced chairperson remains on the regulatory authority's payroll, as the final decision to remove him from his post rests with the National Assembly.

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