Tshwane modernises public participation

The provincial government looks to tech-driven channels to encourage widespread public consultation on how the capital should manage its finances.

Tshwane's ISP spreads its wings

Mar 12, 2018

Project Isizwe partners with Glencore to make sure residents in two Witbank mining towns receive free WiFi access.

Geekulcha VacWork programme to focus on infosec skills

Themed `Digital Age: Community Enablement and Safety', the programme will run from 3 to 7 April in Johannesburg and Pretoria, says Geekulcha.

Tshwane spends big to keep citizens connected

Feb 6, 2018

The city council agrees to pay Project Isizwe R9.45 million to maintain WiFi hotspots until June, as it searches for a more cost-effective way to continue the free Internet service.

Tshwane smart meter contract set aside

Oct 16, 2017

The North Gauteng High Court declares a termination agreement with the smart meter provider unlawful, allowing the city to avert a R950 million pay-out.

Tshwane wants broadband tender set aside

Sep 15, 2017

The city asks the court to set aside a broadband project contract, claiming the deal is riddled with irregularities and non-compliance.

Nissan hopes to quell electric car range anxiety

Aug 31, 2017

The auto manufacturer maps out the stations where electric car drivers can charge their vehicles so that fears of `running out' are squashed.

Tshwane in search of new WiFi supplier

Aug 22, 2017

The city intends to expand the quality and reach of its free WiFi, but is looking to do so without the services of its current supplier, Project Isizwe.

Project Isizwe claims it saved Tshwane residents over R1bn

Jul 19, 2017

The non-profit organisation says without free WiFi, users would have paid 25c/MB, adding up to a R1.35?billion total data cost.

Project Isizwe costs hit R245m

Jun 20, 2017

The free WiFi initiative spent hundreds of millions over the past three years for 1?050 Internet zones.

Hope for Tshwane's free WiFi

May 26, 2017

Project Isizwe holds successful talks with the city to resolve potential disruption to the free Internet service.

Tshwane residents face losing free WiFi

May 23, 2017

Reports are rife that disputes between the city and its service provider over contracts and outstanding payments threaten access to the free WiFi network in some areas.