Department of Communications and Digital Technologies
5:20

Collaboration boosts govt’s skilled talent push

The communications and digital technologies ministry receives a lifeline from private sector players, as it looks to address SA’s digital skills gap.

5:20

SA Connect: ‘One step forward, two steps back’

The communications ministry says a feasibility study is in the works to determine an efficient way to deliver the second phase of the ambitious government broadband project.

3:50

Minister challenges fibre industry to service marginalised areas

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams encourages fibre providers to reach areas they normally shy away from to ensure connectivity for all South Africans.

4:50

Fresh attacks on Mboweni’s ICT economic blueprint

A lobby group charges that the finance minister is out of touch with the realities faced by SMMEs in their quest to access spectrum.

1:30

Six innovators selected for Industry 4.0 Challenge

The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies, in partnership with Standard Bank, offers support and funding opportunities to six tech start-ups.

4:20

Kekana calls on women to take up ownership in WOAN

The SA Women in ICT Forum launches “Lift As We Rise” series, with deputy minister Pinky Kekana encouraging women to hold equity in the wholesale open access network.

4:20
Aug 26, 2019

Leading entrepreneurs shine at Women in ICT event

The top five finalists making waves in the tech space celebrated at the inaugural Standard Bank Women in ICT event, with start-up Ejoobi crowned the winner.

3:40
Aug 23, 2019

Tech to enable empowerment for SA women, says Kekana

Deputy minister Pinky Kekana stresses the need for women in tech, advocating for partnerships to help remedy the imbalance of women representation in the sector. 

4:40
Aug 22, 2019

Huawei reveals massive 5G, 4IR training ambitions in SA

Shunned by the West, the Chinese telecommunications company pledges to equip thousands of South Africans with 5G and fourth industrial revolution skills.

2:10

Budget for Ndabeni-Abrahams’ private office revealed

The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies budgets over R16 million to run the minister’s private office.

1:50
Jul 25, 2019

Spectrum policy gets Cabinet approval

The policy crafting the pathway for licensing high-demand spectrum gets the go ahead from Cabinet.

2:30
Jul 25, 2019

Govt mulls partnership model to deliver SA Connect

The communications and digital technologies ministry concedes a public-private partnership model is the best way to ensure universal broadband access for South Africans.

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