Author: Sunil Gopal

Another senior official has left the department of telecommunications & postal services. TechCentral has established that deputy director-general for ICT policy and strategy Themba Phiri has quit. This

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Start-up Locomute, being launched on 1 June, is looking to turn the local car rental industry on its head by offering short-term use of vehicles for as little as an hour at a time. Underpinned by technology, Locomute is billed by its founders

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Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has offered motor vehicle owners an almost 50% reduction in fees for e-tolls. “A single reduced tariff will apply to all motorists the tariff of 58c/km

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In what could be great news for South African telecommunications operators, Internet service providers and ultimately consumers, government finally appears to be making real progress in opening up new spectrum bands for broadband services

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As many as 2 000 MTN workers are set to strike from Wednesday to demand higher bonuses. The Communication Workers Union reportedly said in a statement on Friday that the employees would down tools on 20 May

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Telecommunications & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele said on Friday that government’s new National ICT Forum is “not a talk shop”, deflecting criticism earlier this week by the Democratic Alliance that the event, launched on Johannesburg’s

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This year marks the 30th anniversary of the release of the first Back to the Future movie and one can’t help but feel a bit like Marty McFly when speaking to an animated Michael Ettershank, the “Doc” at Robotscience, a training facility at the University

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