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9 Sep

.ZADNA announces small fee increase for domain names

The authority says it has taken into consideration all submissions received and proposals on the matter.


Government taps ICT research firm to conduct SA Connect study

The communications ministry and DBSA appoint BMIT to conduct a feasibility study into the best way forward for the next phase of the government broadband project.


SA in for nasty surprise if 'Internet Censorship Act’ is enacted

As the Films and Publications Amendment Act edges closer to being operative, legal bodies warn of legal action if its regulations are not amended.


COVID-19 centres get high-speed broadband boost

Government partners Internet service providers and telcos to provide 480 critical health centres with fast broadband connectivity.

Jul 27, 2020

Proposed policy allows telcos to erect 5G towers on your property

The policy gives mobile networks and other licensees the right to select, enter and use public or private land for the deployment of their network infrastructure.

Jul 16, 2020

Call for students to enter Huawei’s ICT training programme

This year’s annual Seeds for the Future initiative takes place online, with qualifying students urged to apply to enhance their ICT knowledge.


Drone Council launches to prepare SA for fourth industrial revolution

The multiple stakeholder drone industry body will facilitate growth of the South African drone economy through various programmes and initiatives.


Comms ministry DG moves to monitoring and evaluation dept

Robert Nkuna, who until recently served as director-general in the communications ministry, joins the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation.

Jun 18, 2020

Online portal helps with zero-rating verification

The Internet Service Providers’ Association develops an online portal to inform locals of zero-rated sites and to easily verify a zero-rating status.


Zero-rating criteria for education, health sites gazetted

The communications ministry sets the criteria for zero-rating Web sites and content related to the education and health sectors under the COVID-19 lockdown.


Ndabeni-Abrahams to return to office after suspension

The communications ministry confirms that two months after her suspension, minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will be back in the office by midweek.


Analysis shows SA govt effective in fake news war

Having already made several arrests, government is making strides in the fight against COVID-19 falsehoods, says the Centre for Analytics and Behaviour Change.

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