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Podcasts
TalkCentral: Ep 183 – ‘Crisis at SAP’

On TalkCentral this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg dissect the crisis facing SAP in South Africa and analyse how it’s managed things so far (short version: not terribly well). Also this week, why

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State said to mull Infraco, Sentech merger

South Africa is considering a merger of state-owned technology companies Broadband Infraco and Sentech to help accelerate the roll-out of high-speed Internet to the population within three years, according to two people

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Icasa to hold hearings on spectrum

Communications regulator Icasa will hold public hearings later this week that will determine how scarce radio frequency spectrum is utilised in future. The idea, according to Icasa, is to update the National Radio Frequency Plan to

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Ex-Icasa chair Stephen Mncube dies

Former Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) chairman Stephen Mncube has died, TechCentral has learnt. Icasa spokesman Paseka Maleka confirmed on Friday that Mncube passed

Duncan McLeod
ANC has left a rotten legacy in ICT

The publication this week of the deeply problematic national integrated ICT policy white paper is just the latest episode in 22 years of ANC policy making that has left a rotten legacy for the sector. The industry has made progress in the

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Muthambi grilled over digital TV delays

Communications minister Faith Muthambi was chastised during a portfolio committee meeting on Thursday about the delays in government’s roll-out of digital migration. “Your management of this process is found wanting,” said

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MTN SA hires OpenView HD’s Maxwell Nonge

MTN South Africa has appointed former OpenView HD head Maxwell Nonge as chief digital officer. In the new role, Nonge will be responsible for driving the telecommunications operator’s expansion in the media space

Duncan McLeod
A tale of six ministers

It all started in the late noughties, I think around 2006 or 2007, when the former communications minister, the late Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri – a former chairwoman of the SABC – declared that South Africa would complete

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