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Huawei reveals massive 5G, 4IR training ambitions in SA

Shunned by the West, the Chinese telecommunications company pledges to equip thousands of South Africans with 5G and fourth industrial revolution skills.


Ndabeni-Abrahams urges tech players to put people before profits

Tech companies must play their part in enabling everybody to participate meaningfully in 4IR, the minister said.


Post office joins the club: accepts debit, credit cards

Motorists can now use their bank cards to pay for car licence renewals at post office branches that offer the service.


CompComm welcomes SA’s policy direction on spectrum

The Competition Commission lauds the prioritisation which has been afforded the licensing of spectrum by the new administration.


High hopes for spectrum to play key role in economic revival

The scarce resource is the lifeblood of an economy, but the fear is that the WOAN structure, for which any organisation, even current licensees, can apply, will perpetuate the current status quo.


Budget for Ndabeni-Abrahams’ private office revealed

The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies budgets over R16 million to run the minister’s private office.


Mixed reaction as telcos ponder new spectrum directive

Most mobile operators believe the new spectrum allocation policy is a positive development, while analysts express concern at the continued focus on the WOAN.


ICT SMMEs laud ‘progressive’ spectrum pathway

Organisations backing participation of small firms in ICT commend government’s spectrum framework, vowing to support efforts against monopolistic tendencies in the sector.


Ndabeni-Abrahams issues policy direction on spectrum

The long-awaited government framework for the licensing of high-demand spectrum is finally out.

25 Jul

Spectrum policy gets Cabinet approval

The policy crafting the pathway for licensing high-demand spectrum gets the go ahead from Cabinet.


Spectrum policy imminent, says department

The communications ministry confirms the spectrum policy direction has been finalised, highlighting it is going through the requisite processes prior to publication.


Another review of digital TV delivery model in the works

The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies goes back to the drawing board, as it looks to “fast-track” the years-long-delayed project.

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