The Competition Commission instructed mobile operators to adjust their pricing in a bid to reduce digital inequality in the country. This is likely to have mixed outcomes. By Alison Gillwald.
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Adaptive regulation is needed to ensure South Africa reaps the benefits of digitalisation that will integrate it more into the global economy. By Alison Gillwald.
South Africa is caught up in the global hype of the so-called fourth Industrial Revolution. This is distracting it from the unfinished business of redressing inequality and creating the preconditions for an inclusive digital economy. By Alison Gillwald.
We simply don’t have the data in developing countries, and in global statistics, to know what the status quo is or whether the digital divide is being closed.
TechCentral’s interview with Brett and Mark Levy, the co-CEOs of Blue Label Telecoms, was by far TechCentral’s most popular podcast in September 2018, according to statistics from platform partner iono.fm.
In this episode of the podcast, Duncan McLeod interviews Research ICT Africa executive director Alison Gillwald about the state of South Africa’s ICT sector.
The department of telecommunications & postal services’s new director-general, Robert Nkuna, is going to have no time to ease gently into his new office in Hatfield, Pretoria. Indeed, he’s going to have to hit the ground running. The former councillor at
The recently released national integrated ICT policy white paper mandates an open-access, wholesale wireless network with exclusive rights to high-demand spectrum. This is intended to break the stranglehold
When most people think or speak about Internet freedom, they are often concerned with the right, for example, to say what you want online without censorship and without being subject to the chilling
Communications regulator Icasa said it plans to launch an inquiry in the next financial year to look at the impact of over-the-top (OTT) services such as WhatsApp and Skype on the data services market. Icasa chief operating officer Willington Ngwepe said