Browsing: Marian Shinn

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Telecoms bill runs into parliamentary hurdle

A successful request to a parliamentary committee, brought by the Democratic Alliance, means the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill will likely no longer be passed in parliament before the 2019 general election.

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Release CSIR spectrum report now, DA says

Telecoms minister Siyabonga Cwele must immediately release the full report of the CSIR into the spectrum requirements of the planned wholesale open-access network, the Democratic Alliance has said.

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Ramaphosa ‘must scrap monopoly Woan’ idea

If President Cyril Ramaphosa is serious about preparing South Africa for the so-called “fourth industrial revolution”, he would be well advised to scrap the plan to create a “monopoly” wholesale open-access network

Marian Shinn
Public protector must act on set-top boxes

The public protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, can no longer ignore the Democratic Alliance’s request for a probe into the procurement process of the government-sponsored set-top-boxes – a key component of the broadcast digital

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National treasury talks up spectrum auction

National treasury’s medium-term budget policy statement, published on Wednesday, has punted the idea of a spectrum auction to allocate scarce radio frequency spectrum, potentially putting finance minister

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