South Africa has a new minister and deputy minister of communications & digital technologies, with Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams redeployed to the small business development portfolio.
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A wholesale open-access network in Mexico, designed to break the dominance of the incumbent telecommunications operator and once lauded by South Africa’s government, has gone bust.
The digital dividend will be released to telecommunications operators on a province-by-province basis, communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams said in parliament.
The department of communications & digital technologies will conduct public hearings into the draft white paper on audiovisual content services policy framework in April.
The SABC has concluded a lengthy retrenchment programme and will officially have shed 621 jobs, or at least 21% of its workforce, by the end of this month as it moves to avoid the need for further bailouts.
Broadcasters, working with the ministry of communications & digital technologies, have begun switching off analogue terrestrial television transmitters in the Free State.
A day after the high court handed Telkom an interdict, halting Icasa from licensing new broadband spectrum at the end of March, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has raised mediation as a possible solution to the impasse.
Kgosie Matthews, the Icasa councillor who was appointed only reluctantly to the ICT regulator by communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has resigned.
Communications & digital technologies minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has promised to speed up the digital migration project, which will lead to a complete analogue switch-off in March 2022.
Icasa has hit back hard at Telkom’s application to interdict the upcoming spectrum auction, warning that if the company is successful, it will serve to entrench Vodacom and MTN’s “duopoly” – the very thing Telkom claims it wants to avoid.