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Comms dept to commission #DataMustFall research

The communications department will investigate the feasibility of developing regulatory, policy and/or strategy changes that could lower the cost to communicate.


Govt readies ‘aggressive’ plan to expedite digital migration

Cabinet approves a revised integrated analogue switch-off implementation plan, as the state looks to accelerate the much-delayed project.

30 Sep

NEMISA, ZADNA to bridge digital skills gap in rural SA, townships

The two entities sign a three-year-long partnership agreement to harness their expertise to address the digital skills shortages with a particular focus on schools.


'Fresh start' after ICASA concession, comms minister undaunted

Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni will continue engagements with the telcos in search of an amicable solution for much-needed spectrum allocation.


Concerns over minister churn in comms department

Analysts say the appointment of a new communications minister is more about politics than a push for the country’s ICT development.


Khumbudzo Ntshavheni replaces Ndabeni-Abrahams as comms minister

President Cyril Ramaphosa reshuffles minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams to small business development, making way for minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni to head up communications portfolio.


Donations roll in to help community broadcasters rebuild

Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams lauds donations to rebuild community radio stations vandalised during the spate of looting in SA.


Post offices’ IT infrastructure destroyed amid looting

Looters have completely destroyed critical ICT equipment at post office branches in KwaZulu-Natal, confirms the communications ministry.


Comms ministry lifts lid on set-top box installation numbers

Little progress has been made, as latest figures reveal the total number of completed installations stands at 533 056 out of 4.6 million beneficiary households.


Film and Publication Board targets digital enablement

The content-classification body puts knowledge and innovation at the forefront, in the wake of a technologically-advancing society, says acting CEO Abongile Mashele.


Comms ministry eyes collaboration to digitally skill SA youth

The communications and digital technologies department considers future partnerships to help youth take advantage of the opportunities of a digital economy.

Jun 14, 2021

USAASA wants eVoucher system for digital migration

The agency is turning to technology for assistance in catching up with the migration from analogue to digital television.

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