Hands off Stella, ICT pressure group tells Parliament
Lobby group the Progressive Blacks in ICT says it supports the minister’s choice of candidates to serve on the new ICASA council.
BBBEE ICT sector council set to review transformation plan
The council will review the 2016 amended ICT sector transformation plan in response to the impact of the fourth industrial revolution and COVID-19.
MTN’s Motsa calls for economic inclusion, access to tech
Without broad levels of sustained and consistent inclusion and access to technology, SA will not reach its potential, says MTN SA CEO Godfrey Motsa.
Frustrated ICT SMMEs fail to secure COVID-19 relief funding
Some SMMEs cite technical glitches, rejection and government’s non-responsiveness among the reasons their funding applications were unsuccessful.
ICT lobby group challenges Vodacom’s empowerment rating
The Progressive Blacks in ICT accuses the telco of manipulating the system and finding ways to hack the way to the top on transformation.
Lobby group wants black firms to be priority in TV white space
The Progressive Blacks in ICT calls upon government to release the TV white space to black players within three months.
ICT SMEs must not be side-lined in Debt Relief Fund
Government is urged not to discriminate against ICT businesses in the Debt Relief Fund allocation process.
SITA seeks answers from Micro Focus over R364m disputed tender
The government agency calls in the UK-based software provider to explain the reasons behind the termination of a R364 million IT contract.
SMMEs demand 30% spectrum for black-owned consortiums
The Progressive Blacks in ICT lobby group calls on government to set aside spectrum for black-owned SMMEs and co-operatives.