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1:40

ICASA condemns fake 5G-coronavirus theories

The regulator joins the list of voices to dispel claims that 5G is the cause of COVID-19.

4:30

UJ’s Prof Marwala clears up 5G myths

As the fifth-generation technology era ramps up, citizens must be educated to position SA strategically, says Professor Tshilidzi Marwala.

3:30

Communications ministry entities back Ndabeni-Abrahams

Despite reports of a tumultuous past, the heads and CEOs within minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams’s portfolio have committed their support to ensure delivery of key targets.

4:00

Govt wants 80% of population to have Internet access by 2024

Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams signs a performance agreement, agreeing to ensure 80% of the population has access to the Internet in the next four years.

2:30

ICASA’s newly-appointed councillors set to take oath of office

The council members will serve a four-year term and execute their mandate in the public interest, while the chairperson will serve the five-year term.

5:30

MPs blast Ndabeni-Abrahams on ICASA council conduct

The communications committee snubs minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams’s request to deviate from its recommendation in appointing the ICASA council.

4:20

ICASA edges closer to filling spots on council

Former ICASA councillors Dr Keabetswe Modimoeng and Peter Zimri are among the recommended nominees to serve on the regulator’s council.

2:50

BREAKING: Ndabeni-Abrahams recommends six nominees for ICASA council

The candidates are Dr Keabetswe Modimoeng, Peter Zimri, Luthando Mkutumela, Yolisa Kedama, Dr Charles Lewis and Dikeledi Mushi.

3:50

ICASA council left with only three members

The departure of an ICASA councillor leaves the regulator’s highest decision-making body at the mercy of only three members, instead of the required nine councillors.

6:20

Close ICASA and create a digital regulator, says Ngcaba

ICT veteran Dr Andile Ngcaba says ICASA’s law in its current state cannot drive digital transformation, amid mooted changes for the telecoms regulator.

4:30

SA’s smartphone penetration surpasses 90%

Latest figures from telecoms regulator ICASA show SA’s smartphone subscriptions at 53.4 million, putting smartphone penetration at 91.2% in 2019.

4:20
Jun 2, 2020

ICASA lifts lid on state of SA’s ICT sector

Amid SA’s faltering economy, the telecoms sector continues to be the cornerstone for growth, with the fibre network and data centre markets expanding rapidly.

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