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Government taps ICT research firm to conduct SA Connect study

The communications ministry and DBSA appoint BMIT to conduct a feasibility study into the best way forward for the next phase of the government broadband project.

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Broadband Infraco, ItakaneICT enable cashless payment services

The state-owned backhaul connectivity provider enters into a partnership with ItakaneICT to facilitate cashless money services in rural and disadvantaged communities.

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R1.9bn reprioritised for digital migration

The communications department promises to speed-up implementation of much-delayed projects, to advance SA’s ICT interests.

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SA’s global social mobility ranking takes a knock

The World Economic Forum’s social mobility index shows SA’s tech access ranks 69th, with an overall poor country ranking of 77th out of 82 nations.

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Dec 12, 2019

US-based NGO splashes R440k to connect Limpopo community

Internet Society announces an investment fund in Mamaila Village for information access and upskilling.

3:40
Nov 13, 2019

Sentech fancies streaming services market

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

5:20
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.

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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.

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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.

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Jul 26, 2019

Surviving in the Internet economy

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

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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.

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Broadband Infraco, Google partner in rural area 4IR drive

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

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