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Amended telecoms bill headed to cabinet

A redrafted version of the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill will be presented to cabinet by the end of next month, a move that could finally take South Africa a meaningful step closer to awarding new spectrum licences.

Podcasts
Interview: CSIR research engineer Osei Ofosu

In this episode of the podcast, Duncan McLeod talks to Osei Ofosu, research engineer at the CSIR’s materials science and manufacturing division, about a new bioplastics innovation that the institution believes could help save

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Cwele to present CSIR spectrum report to cabinet

Telecommunications & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele will present the results of an investigation into spectrum, conducted by the CSIR, to cabinet before it is made available to the public, he said on Wednesday. Speaking

Podcasts
TalkCentral: Ep 183 – ‘Crisis at SAP’

On TalkCentral this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg dissect the crisis facing SAP in South Africa and analyse how it’s managed things so far (short version: not terribly well). Also this week, why

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Cwele confirms ‘high-level’ spectrum study

Telecommunications & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele on Wednesday confirmed that a high-level study will be done to determine how much radio frequency spectrum will be reserved for a planned wholesale open-access network

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CSIR, Eskom at odds over renewables

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research on Wednesday responded to a statement from Eskom in which the power utility appeared to cherry pick from a CSIR methodology developed to calculate the net cost

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