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43:50

ICT tenders: Telecoms in the spotlight

Interest in the sector soars, while the DCDT and the regulator consider strategic moves.

7:10

Authorities will eventually formalise crypto-currencies

As financial authorities and governments around the world start to see the inevitability of crypto-currency, could SA still become a hub of crypto-currency innovation?

4:00

Big businesses say ICASA ‘running amok’ with spectrum

The association of SA’s largest businesses says the regulator continues to make decisions that undermine the country’s growth path and trajectory.

3:30

SA can’t afford further spectrum delays, says industry body

The South African Communications Forum urges ICASA to follow robust consultative processes, as it prepares for the next spectrum licensing process.

4:00

SA-based debt collector hit by massive ransomware attack

Debt-IN Consultants says it is suspected that personal information of more than 1.4 million South Africans was illegally accessed from its servers in April.

2:00

Justice dept rubbishes ransom demand claims after cyber attack

The department strongly denies reports that hackers demanded a R33 million ransom, following a ransomware attack on its IT systems.

5:00
Tuesday

Worries over ICASA’s timing of B-BBEE requirements

Internet service providers suggest the April 2022 deadline does not give them enough time to establish effective agreements to implement transformation requirements.

3:10

Kaspersky reveals government, law enforcement requests received

the security giant has released its first transparency report.

2:10

Digital vaccination certificate not a discrimination tool

Health minister Dr Joe Phaahla refutes claims the COVID-19 vaccine certificates will be used to deny unvaccinated citizens access to public services.

4:20

Global initiative to give 3.4bn access to smartphones

The Vodafone and ITU project will identify policy, commercial and circular-economy interventions to increase smartphone access.

4:20

MICT SETA spearheads formal training for 4IR in SA

The introduction of the fourth industrial revolution future skills qualifications is a milestone for the country and the training authority, says MICT SETA.

3:00
Friday

GovChat to provide UN with decision-making citizen data

The national citizen engagement platform signs an agreement to supply the UN with data to understand social experiences faced by South Africans.