Browsing: Siyabonga Cwele

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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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Government slammed over ICT bill

Cabinet last Friday approved the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill, which, if enacted, will see sweeping changes to legislation governing South Africa’s ICT sector that will force through the creation of a

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Spectrum release would cut data prices: MTN

MTN South Africa CEO Godfrey Motsa has implored government to release spectrum in the 2.6GHz band, saying the move could cut the price of a 1GB data bundle to R50 overnight. Motsa, who was speaking

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Task team to manage sale of Telkom shares

Telecommunication & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele says government will soon establish a task team to engage Telkom on the sale of a portion of its shares to address a revenue shortfall. The minister

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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

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Cwele to present CSIR spectrum report to cabinet

Telecommunications & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele will present the results of an investigation into spectrum, conducted by the CSIR, to cabinet before it is made available to the public, he said on Wednesday. Speaking

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