SA’s 5G to remain patchy in big metros for 12 months
To have mass deployment of 5G nationally, it will require the Independent Communications Authority of SA to decisively award spectrum, analysts say.
USAASA spends R5m a month on set-top box storage
The state-owned company looks to install over 800 000 digital migration decoders by next March, and courts signal distributor Sentech to help with project management.
SA Post Office targets May launch for ‘e-mall’ commerce platform
The South African Post Office sees its e-commerce platform as the bridge to help government fast-track digital migration and boost its own revenue-generation efforts.
Industry body wants MultiChoice prosecuted over DTV ‘shenanigans’
NAMEC launches a scathing attack on the giant pay-TV operator over accusations levelled against it at the state capture inquiry.
Government eyes ‘radical’ digital TV awareness campaign
The communications ministry engages local electronics manufacturers, as it looks to accelerate its digital migration project.
Mixed bag for telecoms as spectrum nears, load-shedding hurts
Load-shedding will have a negative impact on existing telecommunications infrastructure, warns National Treasury’s review document.
Pre-commercial TV white space projects take off in SA
Indigo Broadband works with ICASA and CSIR to drive pre-commercial TV white space projects in SA.
Numbers don’t lie: Government’s slow crawl to digital TV
In five years, only 500 000 qualifying households out of nearly five million have been connected to digital TV decoders.
Ndabeni-Abrahams appoints USAASA’s executive caretaker
Following sexual misconduct claims against the previous USAASA administrator, minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has swiftly found a replacement in Basil Ford.
Ndabeni-Abrahams appoints SITA administrator, unveils changes for ministry’s entities
Luvuyo Keyise is tasked with taking the government IT agency through the process of being repurposed.