New CFO to join Sentech ranks
Melanie Rambally will fill the position of chief financial officer at signal distributor Sentech after Cabinet approved her appointment.
It’s time for a revolution: Government gazettes SA’s 4IR blueprint
The Presidential Commission’s strategy and plans for how SA should respond to the fourth industrial revolution is promulgated in the Government Gazette.
Virtual consultations on lockdown easing begin
President Cyril Ramaphosa will today chair a virtual meeting that will deliberate on the prospect of moving most of the country to level three of the COVID-19 lockdown.
Govt switches up set-top box installation model
Local municipalities will appoint set-top box installers for the remaining decoder installations, as government looks to fast-track SA’s digital migration.
Spectrum policy gets Cabinet approval
The policy crafting the pathway for licensing high-demand spectrum gets the go ahead from Cabinet.
SA's new sci-tech roadmap speaks to Industry 4.0
The new science, technology and innovation policy looks to ensure SA benefits from the rapid technological shifts brought by the fourth industrial revolution.
Ramaphosa merges ICT ministries, Ndabeni-Abrahams to head
In a Cabinet reshuffle this afternoon, the president announced the telecoms and postal ministries will be merged into a single communications department.
Digital migration U-turn creates more confusion
Despite government paving a new way to complete the migration from analogue to digital TV, the industry has lingering questions on how the model will be implemented.
Government abandons set-top boxes
The state adopts a revised model for the rollout of the digital migration project, which sees it abandon the set-top box idea.
Budget: Cabinet trims SA Connect budget
The SA Connect project receives a reduced budget of R1.7 billion over the medium-term expenditure framework, as implementation struggles to get off the ground.
Government's ICT roadmap gets thumbs up
Cabinet approves national ICT strategies to drive participation in the Internet economy and deliver modernised service delivery solutions.