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.
Ndabeni-Abrahams issues policy direction on spectrum
The long-awaited government framework for the licensing of high-demand spectrum is finally out.
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.