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4:10

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.

2:20

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.

4:40
Dec 2, 2020

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.

3:00
Nov 18, 2020

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.

4:10

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.

2:50

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.

5:20

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.

4:10

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.

2:40

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.  

3:00

Search for new USAASA administrator under way

Comms minister to appoint replacement USAASA administrator following sexual misconduct claims against the previous appointee.

10:30
Jan 7, 2020

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.

1:10
Dec 27, 2019

Minister withdraws USAASA administrator’s appointment

Ndabeni-Abrahams withdraws the appointment of Newyear Ntuli as administrator of the agency following allegations of sexual misconduct.

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