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Duncan McLeod
Padayachie’s promising start

Communications minister Roy Padayachie’s meeting on Friday with executives of 30 of SA’s largest technology companies was well received. It has helped establish a much-needed discourse between government and

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Surprise exit for Infraco CEO

In a surprise development, Dave Smith, the CEO of state-owned telecommunications infrastructure provider Broadband Infraco CEO has resigned. The resignation takes effect immediately

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Infraco expands fibre-optic network

Broadband Infraco spent R243m on its national backbone fibre optic network in 2009/10, transport minister Sbu Ndebele said on Tuesday. The state-owned telecommunications

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Infraco vows action over Deloitte report

The board of state-owned telecommunications infrastructure company Broadband Infraco will take action against any employee who did not follow correct procurement procedures. The company was reacting

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BCX puts its head in the cloud

Cloud computing appears to be paying off in a big way for JSE-listed IT group Business Connexion (BCX), whose two new data centres in Midrand are attracting growing interest from corporate SA. Now, as demand

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Hundreds of millions for rural IT centres

Government will build 18 information and communications technology (ICT) hubs, two in each of SA’s nine provinces, over the next year as a way of bringing technology to SA’s rural poor. The plan, which will cost

Duncan McLeod
Flog Infraco

State-owned Broadband Infraco, created by government to bring down national telecommunications costs, is finally launching commercial services next week. But the company’s mandate has already

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FibreCo to take on SA telecoms giants

In a development that could change the dynamics of SA’s telecommunications industry, mobile operator Cell C, Dimension Data division Internet Solutions and Andile Ngcaba’s Convergence Partners have teamed up to build a R5bn, 12 000km national fibre-optic network.

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