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Telcolink earns elevated Gauteng broadband project status

Altron Nexus elevates Telcolink’s status from SMME player to project house on the multibillion-rand Gauteng Broadband Network.


Budget pressure for phase two of Gauteng broadband project

The Department of e-Government refutes claims that management of phase two of the Gauteng Broadband Network has been handed over to another agency.


Gauteng e-government dept embraces virtual amid lockdown

Gauteng finance MEC and e-government department head Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko sees virtual meetings as key to helping save time and money in future.


Probe into AI internship programme leads to suspensions

A forensic investigation into the e-government department’s specialised ICT skills programme results in the suspension of two senior managers.

Dec 19, 2019

Gauteng Broadband Network parties committed to ‘good governance’

SITA addresses corruption allegations concerning the broadband project, saying all parties involved are committed to the highest principles of integrity.


e-Government dept threatens to halt Gauteng Broadband Network

The department threatens to pause the ambitious provincial connectivity project, citing irregular expenditure and non-delivery from SITA.

Jul 3, 2019

SITA cracks whip on Gauteng Broadband Network project

Altron Nexus has now paid SMEs contracted to work on the GBN project, after intervention by SITA and Gauteng’s new finance MEC.


SMEs accuse Gauteng Broadband Network of corruption

The SMEs claim corrupt government officials are the architects of their troubles, as they favour working with bigger and established companies with deep pockets.


R1.4bn cash injection for Gauteng's e-government

Despite fiscal challenges, the Department of e-Government receives R1.4 billion to drive key ICT projects this financial year.

Sep 25, 2018

E-govt to reprioritise funds for Gauteng broadband

The department pins its hopes on reprioritising ICT expenditure in departmental budgets to fund phase two of the R2.8 billion Gauteng broadband network.

Aug 24, 2018

Another R2.8bn for Gauteng broadband network

Gauteng's e-government department plans to re-prioritise expenditure and lobby treasury as a new contract takes the project price tag to R4.5 billion.

Jul 3, 2018

Gauteng broadband project takes shape, at last

Following a year-long delay, SITA finds a service provider to commence phase two of the province's flagship ICT project, appointing Altech.

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