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5:50

Set-top box manufacturer goes belly-up

Leratadima Marketing Solutions must complete its order of government-subsidised digital migration decoders, despite being placed into liquidation.

5:40
25 Jun

CEO scarcity at comms and digital tech entities requires urgent remedy

The communications ministry will have to fill the permanent chief executive vacuum at some of its entities, as it transitions towards a consolidated department.

4:40

Set-top box installers mull legal action against USAASA

Set-top box installation companies look to go to court, as petitions to be reinstated by USAASA appear to have fallen on deaf ears.

4:30

USAASA CEO leaves as contract ends

The state-owned agency is under new leadership, following the expiration of Lumko Mtimde’s employment contract on 22 May.

5:20

USAASA, set-top box installers at loggerheads

Set-top box installation companies accuse USAASA's chief executive of delaying the advancement of small businesses, but Lumko Mtimde says their allegations are unfounded.

2:20

Connecting townships, villages with smart tech

The Public Sector ICT Forum will examine how SA can develop and grow its villages and townships using smart city technology.

2:30

USAASA drives connectivity in ECape

The long road to connect educational and health institutions to broadband services shows signs of life, as the agency provides connectivity to over 200 sites in the province.

1:40

DOC sets record straight about STB funding

The communications ministry claims set-top box procurement cost just over R900 million, amid reports government spent a fortune on the devices.

2:40

Blow for former USAASA board as court application fails

The Pretoria High Court dismisses an application to set aside remedial action proposed by the public protector following allegations of abuse of power by the former board.

7:00
Sep 1, 2018

USAASA board takes war to Cwele, public protector over dismissal

The board takes the minister of telecommunications and postal services and public protector to court over their 'unlawful and uncontitutional' removal.

5:50
Aug 31, 2018

ANC slams USAASA's 'delinquent directors'

The ruling party says the state-owned entity's handling of the suspension of CEO Lumko Mtimde was "criminal".

4:50

Set-top box producers set the record straight

CZ Electronics opens the doors to its East Rand manufacturing facility to show the decoders used for digital migration are proudly South African.

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