Comms ministry finds stability in Ndabeni-Abrahams
The ICT industry lauds the decision to retain minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams in her post, noting it signals much-needed continuity in a department characterised by leadership instability.
Telkom CEO asks for 'sensible' spectrum pathway
South Africa needs an enlightened spectrum allocation process which fosters competition in the mobile market, says Telkom group CEO Sipho Maseko.
SITA appoints CEO number 19 as Mohapi bows out
As SITA ushers in a new era without Dr Setumo Mohapi at the helm, industry watchers say it should continue the clean-up efforts initiated by the former chief executive.
Telcos happy to see ECA Bill taken out of play
Telecoms operators welcome the government's withdrawal of the "flawed" and controversial Electronic Communications Amendment Bill from Parliament.
Industry lauds decision to unify comms ministry
After much criticism of the 2014 split of the comms department, the decision to reconfigure the telecoms and broadcasting ministries is welcomed as a boost for effective regulation.
Who is SA's 13th comms minister?
Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams is the minister of the merged-again Department of Communications.
Parliament schedules ECA Bill public hearings
The portfolio committee on telecoms and postal services readies to hear oral presentations on the provisions contained in the ECA Bill.
Cwele unpacks efforts to bring 'Internet for All' to life
Minister Siyabonga Cwele reveals government's Internet project made progress over the past year and details the initiatives that have been put in place.
Cwele vs ICASA standoff cost R1.7m
The telecoms ministry unpacks the legal cost implications of its spectrum allocation fight with the Independent Communications Authority of SA.
Black IT Forum proposes women-led ICT ministry
The organisation supports calls for a consolidated government ICT department, saying a female minister must be at the helm.
Mini Budget 2018: Broadband rollout on track, says DTPS
Although the telecoms ministry revised its broadband rollout targets several times, it says the remaining facilities will be connected by the end of the financial year.