Browsing: Marian Shinn

State security minister David Mahlobo’s remarks at the recent justice, crime prevention and security cluster media briefing that the ANC-government is contemplating regulating South Africa’s social media space are

South Africa’s long-delayed project to migrate from analogue to digital terrestrial television has “failed”. That’s the view of Democratic Alliance MP and shadow minister of telecommunications & postal services Marian Shinn, who said on Tuesday that

Democratic Alliance MP Marian Shinn has questioned whether the department of telecommunications & postal services has conducted a regulatory impact assessment for its planned wireless open-access network. The controversial proposed

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

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

Government’s radical plan to shake up the way radio frequency spectrum is allocated in South Africa has been met with universal derision by ICT analysts and experts, who say it takes huge and unnecessary risks that could cause

Two of South Africa’s biggest mobile networks, Vodacom and MTN, are facing major risks to their businesses amid government’s approval of a new national ICT policy. This is according to the Democratic Alliance’s telecommunications

Government’s national integrated ICT policy white paper is “monopolistic on a fundamental level”, is unconstitutional in parts and “entrenches ministerial intervention over critical components” of the ICT sector. This is the warning from the Democratic Alliance

National treasury is keeping mum over claims that it has recommended the suspension of South Africa’s controversial set-top box production. Set-top boxes decode digital signals for analogue television