Budget 2018
Feb 23, 2018

ICT overhaul beckons after VAT hike

The proposed one percentage point increase in VAT will result in cost increases, with retailers scrambling to update tech.

Feb 22, 2018

Census says goodbye to paper

Stats SA incorporates technology for the 2021 head count of the country's population and households.

Feb 21, 2018

Budget: State-owned ICT companies by 2020

The telecoms ministry confirms plans to establish government-owned IT and ICT infrastructure companies in the next two years.

Feb 21, 2018

Budget: DOC outlines plans for digital migration

The communications ministry seeks to ensure 1.5 million digital TVs are installed over the medium-term period.

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.

Feb 21, 2018

Spectrum headache must be resolved ASAP

Cell C CEO Jose Dos Santos hopes government will soon fast-track spectrum allocation for telcos, as SA awaits a Cabinet reshuffle that could further delay the process.

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