Browsing: Siyabonga Cwele

In its annual assessment of the cabinet, the Democratic Alliance has given poor grades to the ministers of communications and telecommunications & postal services. South Africa’s largest opposition party scored telecoms

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

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

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

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

Finance minister Malusi Gigaba could find a silver bullet for his budget woes if he is brave enough to announce the auction of high-demand spectrum in Wednesday’s medium-term budget policy statement. In one sentence, he could

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