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Ex-adviser trashes Muthambi’s TV policy

Digital migration expert and former ministerial technical adviser Roy Kruger says the final changes to the broadcasting digital migration policy, published on Wednesday, entrench the dominance of pay-television provider MultiChoice and short-change South Africans in

LLU will ‘damage’ Telkom – Pule adviser

Unbundling the local loop would lead to a damaging outcome for Telkom and would cause job losses without radically improving connectivity for most South Africans. That’s the view of Roy Kruger, technical adviser to communications minister Dina Pule, who argues that opening Telkom’s last-mile copper network

Gov’t outlines new course for Telkom

Roy Kruger, technical adviser to communications minister Dina Pule, says Telkom is set to stage a turnaround despite being overstaffed “like all government entities”. He says the Pule has submitted several proposals, including a recommendation, on the company’s future to cabinet. He

Telkom, KT deal ‘rubbish’ – Pule adviser

Communications minister Dina Pule’s technical adviser, Roy Kruger, said on Tuesday that selling 20% of Telkom’s equity to Korea’s KT Corp would have amounted to “giving away” a fifth of “our country’s asset” and was a “rubbish” deal. He also

Pule ‘regrets’ adviser’s remarks

Communications minister Dina Pule has moved quickly to distance herself from comments made by her technical adviser, Roy Kruger, at a telecommunications conference in Cape Town on Tuesdaym saying she “learnt with regret” of his remarks

News, Sentech butt heads over digital TV

As and government head to court this week in a dispute over who should own and manage the crucial set-top box control system for digital terrestrial television (DTT), state-owned signal distributor Sentech has moved to allay fears that it will charge what it likes if it manages the system.