Browsing: Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri

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Mokonyane promises digital TV action plan

Communications minister Nomvula Mokonyane, appointed to the portfolio by President Cyril Ramaphosa in February, has promised to announce plans soon to kick-start South Africa’s stalled and long-delayed digital

In-depth
TV migration plan still in doubt

The victory this week in the constitutional court by former communications minister Faith Muthambi over e.tv may not mark the end of the long-running dispute over encryption in South Africa’s digital television

Duncan McLeod
ANC has left a rotten legacy in ICT

The publication this week of the deeply problematic national integrated ICT policy white paper is just the latest episode in 22 years of ANC policy making that has left a rotten legacy for the sector. The industry has made progress in the

Duncan McLeod
A tale of six ministers

It all started in the late noughties, I think around 2006 or 2007, when the former communications minister, the late Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri – a former chairwoman of the SABC – declared that South Africa would complete

Opinion
Fear and loathing in digital TV land

If you think that Faith Muthambi is the first politician to wreck the media party, then you simply aren’t paying attention. Take “Poison” Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri. Following a career of unmitigated failure, she was elevated to the post of minsiter of communications

Opinion
Past, present and future of SA telecoms

There are a number of prerequisites for the Internet (both service providers and end users) to be fully liberated in any African country. They involve the creation of Internet service provider associations, a proper licensing regime, local peering and international connectivity

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