ICT tenders: Loading up on licensing
This week’s National Tender Bulletin sees government paying attention to software requirements.
USAASA denies spending R1.8bn on digital TV project
The agency refutes reports that it has spent R1.8 billion on the pending procurement of the Integrated Digital Television project.
Comms department stands firm on USASSA caretaker appointment
The department moves to quell concerns over the appointment of Basil Ford as executive caretaker at the Universal Service and Access Agency of SA.
Ndabeni-Abrahams says digital migration target still within reach
Even though history shows otherwise, minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says government is committed to the March 2021 digital migration deadline.
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.
Search for new USAASA administrator under way
Comms minister to appoint replacement USAASA administrator following sexual misconduct claims against the previous appointee.
BrightWave launches broadband access in OR Tambo District
In partnership with the Universal Service and Access Agency of South Africa, it has successfully deployed WiFi in OR Tambo District, Eastern Cape.
USAASA appoints CFO
The state-owned enterprise names Mahomed Chowan as its new chief finance officer.
Govt to widen ICT access drives
People with disabilities across SA are not adequately catered for in ICT access initiatives, analysts say.
No answers yet on USAASA allegations
The Department of Communications seeks legal guidance on an investigation into irregularities at USAASA.
USAASA calls for input on national access strategy
These inputs will prove critical to the finalisation of the National Strategy on Universal Service and Access.