Communications ministry reveals key timelines for USAASA
The Universal Service and Access Agency of South Africa will be converted into the Digital Development Fund by the end of March 2023, the comms ministry tells Parliament.
USAASA to bolster management team with new CEO, CFO
The Universal Service and Access Agency of SA advertises the positions of CEO and CFO, as it looks to bring permanent stability to its executive committee.
Dodgy tenders dog EOH’s progress
The company faces uncertainty regarding historical taxes that may be due as a result of the impact of the fraudulent transactions.
USAASA denies spending R1.8bn on digital TV project
The agency refutes reports that it has spent R1.8 billion on the pending procurement of the Integrated Digital Television project.
Comms department stands firm on USASSA caretaker appointment
The department moves to quell concerns over the appointment of Basil Ford as executive caretaker at the Universal Service and Access Agency of SA.
USAASA suspends officials amid digital migration investigation
The agency places six officials on precautionary suspension following a preliminary investigation into irregularities relating to digital migration.
USAASA spends R5m a month on set-top box storage
The state-owned company looks to install over 800 000 digital migration decoders by next March, and courts signal distributor Sentech to help with project management.
Numbers don’t lie: Government’s slow crawl to digital TV
In five years, only 500 000 qualifying households out of nearly five million have been connected to digital TV decoders.
Ndabeni-Abrahams appoints USAASA’s executive caretaker
Following sexual misconduct claims against the previous USAASA administrator, minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has swiftly found a replacement in Basil Ford.
Search for new USAASA administrator under way
Comms minister to appoint replacement USAASA administrator following sexual misconduct claims against the previous appointee.
2020: What lies ahead for ICT policy and regulation?
Dr Charley Lewis shortlists some of the key developments that are lying in wait down the 2020 road.