Browsing: SA Connect

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

James Francis
Let them eat cake (but not broadband)

There is no want for topics today that concern South Africa. Race, the economy, our president’s naked emperor tendencies – these are all important. It is, in fact, refreshing to see all that discourse. In our most cynical moments we complain how the country is going backwards

Telkom close to signing SA Connect deal: report

Telkom is reportedly close to securing a deal worth about R750m from government to start the roll-out of broadband infrastructure to several underserviced regions of the country. According to Bloomberg, there have been

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