SA Connect

Sentech fancies streaming services market

The broadcasting signal distributor is keen to become an over-the-top platform, as it explores business growth areas.

Oct 10, 2019

SA Connect: ‘One step forward, two steps back’

The communications ministry says a feasibility study is in the works to determine an efficient way to deliver the second phase of the ambitious government broadband project.

Sep 12, 2019

India’s Tejas Networks eyes dawdling SA Connect project

The Bangalore-headquartered company partners a local ICT firm with the aim of connecting rural and peri-urban communities.


Western Cape becoming a WiFi hotspot

The provincial government plans to add 321 public WiFi zones over the next financial year, as it looks to improve universal Internet access in the province.

Jul 26, 2019

Surviving in the Internet economy

The fourth industrial revolution is an opportunity, not a challenge, says Refinitiv’s Sonwabise Sebata.

Jul 25, 2019

Govt mulls partnership model to deliver SA Connect

The communications and digital technologies ministry concedes a public-private partnership model is the best way to ensure universal broadband access for South Africans.


Broadband Infraco, Google partner in rural area 4IR drive

The organisations collaborate to provide learners and teachers in remote rural areas with digital skills.


Broadband Infraco looks to turn a profit

Broadband Infraco eyes ways to turn its precarious financial state around that do not require a bailout from government.

May 3, 2019

Liquid Telecom partners SITA in ECape broadband push

The organisations conclude an agreement to deliver broadband services in the Eastern Cape province.

Apr 2, 2019

Laying a foundation for the digital economy

To date, DFA has invested billions in the roll-out of more than 13 000km of fibre across the country, servicing enterprises and citizens alike.

Feb 22, 2019

SA Connect: Another year, another moving target

After a long history of missed SA Connect targets, the telecoms department believes its new implementation model will finally get the broadband project on the path to delivery.

Feb 18, 2019

Top ICT tips for Mboweni's budget

Although Eskom is expected to dominate Tito Mboweni's budget, the ICT sector shares its thoughts on where the finance minister should turn his focus.

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