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State’s IT merger plan slated
State’s IT merger plan slated
The government’s plan to merge state-owned enterprises to form one broadband firm is shortsighted and costly, according to the Democratic...
Owning the spectrum
Owning the spectrum
The ANC's policy discussion document on communications, which was released this week, contains proposals that could result in the rationalising of...
Digital TV migration on hold -- again
Digital TV migration on hold -- again
If you worked for five years on one project and had little to show for your efforts, would your boss fire you?
State says broadcasters should help fund TV migration
State says broadcasters should help fund TV migration
All broadcasters should contribute to the funding of the country's digital TV migration, according to Communications Minister Roy Padayachie.
Sentech crosses signals
Sentech crosses signals
They say hindsight has 20/20 vision. In that case, Sentech needs to get its eyes checked. The parastatal announced the details of its plan to spend...
Personal tax plan to fund SABC rejected
Personal tax plan to fund SABC rejected
Icasa, the broadcasting regulator, told Siphiwe Nyanda, the former communications minister, in no uncertain terms, that it does not consider it...
Decision time for digital TV standard
Decision time for digital TV standard
A Southern African Development Community (SADC) task team investigating which digital terrestrial television broadcasting standard the region...
Padayachie looks to the private sector
Padayachie looks to the private sector
Newly appointed Communications Minister Roy Padayachie said on Monday he wants to foster an 'effective partnership with the private sector” and...
Icasa aware of dodgy deal
Icasa aware of dodgy deal
Questions have been raised about the South African telecommunications and IT regulator's complicity in allowing Global Web Intact (GWI) and...
Nyanda speaks out on Sentech spectrum scandal
Nyanda speaks out on Sentech spectrum scandal
Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda said a task team appointed by him in July 2009 had identified 'anomalies” and an "illegal operational...
Serious fraud at state-owned Sentech
Serious fraud at state-owned Sentech
Details have started to emerge of serious financial irregularities at Sentech, the state-owned signal distributor, under the agency's previous...
SA envoy scored in dodgy deal
SA envoy scored in dodgy deal
The cash-strapped state-owned signal distributor, Sentech, appears to have cut an illegal deal to sell wireless broadband spectrum that benefited...

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