Browsing: South Africa Connect

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

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

Indications that national treasury is in discussion with JSE-listed Telkom and the department of telecommunications & postal services to formalise a “partnership” to manage the roll-out of South

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

Telkom is planning to spin off its large wholesale services division as a separate business, with its own brand identity, in a move that promises to shake up fixed-line telecommunications in South Africa. Though the company isn’t giving away too much yet – a detailed announcement

State-owned fibre-optic telecommunications infrastructure provider Broadband Infraco has been directed by government to undertake a valuation exercise in preparation for its possible sale, the department

It’s been more than six weeks since the election and nearly a month since President Jacob Zuma stunned the information and communications technology industry by dumping his hardworking communications minister, Yunus Carrim, and splitting the communications portfolio in two. Since then, there has been