Browsing: Hlengiwe Mkhize

SA Connect broadband tender cancelled

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

Confusion over state broadband tender

The department of telecommunications & postal services on Wednesday kept mum on whether Telkom would be the preferred bidder to supply and maintain a government broadband project in South Africa. Deputy minister

DA concern over SA, China Internet talks

The opposition Democratic Alliance has raised concerns about a meeting taking place this weekend in Durban between officials of the South African and Chinese governments on Internet issues

Local ISPs voice strong support for net neutrality

The Internet Service Providers’ Association (Ispa), the body that represents most of South Africa’s ISPs, has again reiterated that it supports the concept of network neutrality. It said in a statement on Friday that there should be “no blocking

Marian Shinn
Will Sona 2016 light the SA Connect fuse?

Government’s failure to get to grips with South Africa Connect, the nation’s ambitious broadband roll-out plan that promises to deliver high-speed broadband Internet connectivity everyone in South Africa by 2030, will be apparent to all during the state of the nation address

Infraco could run out of cash: report

Broadband Infraco on Tuesday reportedly told parliament that it has sufficient capital to continue operating until the end of August only. The admission has cast further doubt on the state-owned

Muthambi, Cwele no-shows in parliament

A joint sitting in parliament on digital migration was packed to the rafters this morning. But the stars of the show, communications minister Faith Muthambi and telecommunications & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele, failed to appear. Their deputies