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South Africa is considering a merger of state-owned technology companies Broadband Infraco and Sentech to help accelerate the roll-out of high-speed Internet to the population within three years, according to two people

The 2017 state-of-the-nation address takes place today, 9 February. In the weeks that follow, the nine premiers will deliver their state-of-the-province addresses. The purpose of these addresses is to outline government policy

National fibre operator FibreCo Telecommunications has poached Broadband Infraco’s Sammy Mafu as its new business development executive. Mafu, who was chief marketing and sales officer at the state-owned

The State IT Agency (Sita) has cancelled a tender for the construction of a rural broadband network under the South Africa Connect broadband strategy. Late last week, Sita published a notice in the

“It costs more to get data to the coast than it does to get it the rest of the way to Europe.” Since the arrival of high-capacity undersea fibre-optic cables to African shores in 2009, I have heard this complaint

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

State-owned telecommunications infrastructure provider Broadband Infraco has reported a reduced loss of R91m for the year ended 31 March 2016, a significant improvement from the loss of R245m it reported

Telkom has walked away from talks to buy state-owned telecommunications infrastructure provider Broadband Infraco, TechCentral has learnt. According to a…