SA’s space economy to become Africa’s satellite powerhouse
ICT tenders: Telecoms in the spotlight
Interest in the sector soars, while the DCDT and the regulator consider strategic moves.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kaspersky reveals government, law enforcement requests received
the security giant has released its first transparency report.
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.
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.
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.