Department of Communications and Digital Technologies

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. 


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.


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.

25 Jul

Spectrum policy gets Cabinet approval

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


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.


Spectrum policy imminent, says department

The communications ministry confirms the spectrum policy direction has been finalised, highlighting it is going through the requisite processes prior to publication.


Another review of digital TV delivery model in the works

The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies goes back to the drawing board, as it looks to “fast-track” the years-long-delayed project.


SA readies 4IR blueprint

The 4IR commission will engage with stakeholders to chart the way forward for the country’s fourth industrial revolution direction.


Africa can lead fourth industrial revolution, says Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa bets on positioning South Africa not only as an adopter but a leader of the next digital revolution.


SA hosts Digital Economy Summit of holographic proportions

President Cyril Ramaphosa readies to be the first head of state to deliver a keynote address via holographic projection, at the inaugural Digital Economy Summit, in Midrand today.

Jun 25, 2019

CEO scarcity at comms and digital tech entities requires urgent remedy

The communications ministry will have to fill the permanent chief executive vacuum at some of its entities, as it transitions towards a consolidated department.


Ramaphosa announces department of comms and digital tech

The new department arises from a merger between the Department of Communications and the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services.

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