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Release CSIR spectrum report now, DA says

Telecoms minister Siyabonga Cwele must immediately release the full report of the CSIR into the spectrum requirements of the planned wholesale open-access network, the Democratic Alliance has said.

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Ramaphosa ‘must scrap monopoly Woan’ idea

If President Cyril Ramaphosa is serious about preparing South Africa for the so-called “fourth industrial revolution”, he would be well advised to scrap the plan to create a “monopoly” wholesale open-access network

Marian Shinn
Public protector must act on set-top boxes

The public protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, can no longer ignore the Democratic Alliance’s request for a probe into the procurement process of the government-sponsored set-top-boxes – a key component of the broadcast digital

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National treasury talks up spectrum auction

National treasury’s medium-term budget policy statement, published on Wednesday, has punted the idea of a spectrum auction to allocate scarce radio frequency spectrum, potentially putting finance minister

Marian Shinn
Set-top box report must be made public

Communications minister Ayanda Dlodlo must release the report arising from the investigation into the procurement process for the state-sponsored set-top box procurement process in the light of the publication

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TV migration plan still in doubt

The victory this week in the constitutional court by former communications minister Faith Muthambi over e.tv may not mark the end of the long-running dispute over encryption in South Africa’s digital television

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