Latest articles on Sentech

State’s IT merger plan slated

The government plans to merge several state-owned companies to form one broadband firm to fast-track internet access in the country

Owning the spectrum

The ANC has proposed to merge certain state entities in order to improve access to modern communication tools and services.

Digital TV migration on hold — again

The government's ineptitude has raised the question of whether the country will be able to successfully migrate from analogue to digital tv.

State says broadcasters should help fund TV migration

Communications Minister Roy Padayachie has said all broadcasters should contribute to the funding of the country's digital TV migration.

Sentech crosses signals

Sentech is ignoring previous failings and will once again play in the wireless broadband space at the taxpayer's expense.

Personal tax plan to fund SABC rejected

Icasa told Siphiwe Nyanda that it does not consider it viable to abolish licence fees and fund the SABC using personal income tax.

Decision time for digital TV standard

An SADC task team will report their findings about which digital terrestrial television broadcasting standard the region should adopt on November 22.

Icasa aware of dodgy deal

Documents show that the communications authority knew as early as 2007 about the 'illegal' Sentech spectrum deal, but did not act.

Nyanda speaks out on Sentech spectrum scandal

Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda said a task team appointed by him in July 2009 had identified "anomalies" at state-owned Sentech.

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Satanists say ‘hell no’ to gatherings during level three

Because of Covid-19, the newly formed South Africa Satanic Church will not emerge from the shadows under new lockdown rules

Judge trashes entire lockdown regime as constitutionally flawed

The high court ruling will delight gatvol South Africans but is unlikely to stand the test of time

The backlogs, denials and future of testing Covid-19

The National Health Laboratory Services finally admitted to a bottleneck last week, after denying there were any issues since April. According to the service, the backlog of 80 000 tests started in the first week of May

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