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1:30
Monday

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.

5:50

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.

3:30
May 15, 2020

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.

2:00
Dec 18, 2019

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.

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.

3:30

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.

1:00

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.

5:30

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.

1:50

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.

2:30
Feb 21, 2018

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.

3:10
Nov 3, 2017

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.

4:30

DOC bears the brunt of Cabinet reshuffle

Government's communications department undergoes its third leadership change in three years, as fears of further delays to the digital migration project resurface.

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