After coming under political and union pressure, the SABC board has decided not to proceed with 400 planned job cut – needed as part of a plan to save itself from financial collapse – until at least January.
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The SABC has told parliament that it simply cannot afford to pay Sentech’s “prohibitive” fees for broadcast signal distribution and that these fees must be cut in half with immediate effect.
The SABC has concluded consultations with staff and labour unions under section 189 of the Labour Relations Act and will now implement sweeping job cuts as part of a board-led plan to turn around the struggling public broadcaster.
Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams said on Tuesday that government is pressing ahead with a plan to merge state-owned enterprises Broadband Infraco and Sentech to form a state infrastructure company.
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Communications regulator Icasa faces its biggest-ever test over the coming six months as it gears up to oversee South Africa’s first-ever auction of broadband telecommunications spectrum.
South Africa will complete its digital migration project by 2022 at the earliest, the acting government director-general with operational oversight of the project said in an exclusive interview with TechCentral.
Cabinet has approved the draft white paper on audio & visual content services policy framework. It the draft during a virtual meeting this week.