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Telkom and Broadband Infraco are in talks over “possible collaboration” as government moves to minimise duplication between state-owned enterprises. Telecommunications & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele said

Telkom is one step closer to completing its takeover of Business Connexion with news that the competition tribunal has set aside 30 July to 7 August for its hearing on the matter. Telkom has

State-owned fibre-optic telecommunications infrastructure provider Broadband Infraco has been directed by government to undertake a valuation exercise in preparation for its possible sale, the department

Broadband Infraco will no longer report into the department of public enterprises. Instead, the department of telecommunications and postal services (formerly known as the department of communications) will have oversight responsibility. It’s not known if the changes in reporting have been implemented

Puleng Sejanamane has been appointed CEO of the state-owned Broadband Infraco by public enterprises minister Malusi Gigaba. “This is one of the final building blocks being put into place to re-establish the leadership team at Infraco, under the guidance of a revitalised and re-energised board,” Gigaba’s department

The ruling ANC wants a broad overhaul of policy and regulation in SA’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector to grow the industry and ensure universal access to broadband and other technologies. In a detailed overview of the sector, tabled on Monday

Public enterprises minister Malusi Gigaba has again raised the possibility of a merger between state-owned enterprises Sentech and Broadband Infraco, but says nothing is imminent. “It would be the culmination of a process,” Gigaba says. There has been talk for at

Government has no intention of privatising Broadband Infraco, despite the company reporting a R207m operating loss in its 2011 financial year, driven in part by growing competition from private sector players. “We get this question everywhere we turn,” says public enterprises minister

State-owned telecommunications company Broadband Infraco has turned in an operating loss of R207m in its 2011 financial year and received a qualified audit opinion from its external auditors, which public enterprises minister Malusi Gigaba has described as “of grave