Cwele: Govt doesn’t want to run mobile networks

2016-10-14 13:28

South Africa’s government has no intention of running a mobile network in the country, says Telecoms Minister Siyabonga Cwele.

Cwele wins spectrum court battle against Icasa

2016-09-30 10:44

Minister Siyabonga Cwele's bid to interdict and set aside a planned spectrum auction for high-speed broadband in South Africa has been upheld by the North Gauteng High Court.

SA allocates R2.5bn for high-speed broadband push

2016-09-20 16:03

The South African government has allocated R2.5bn for a push to roll out broadband networks across the country over the next three years, a potential boon to telecommunications carriers such as Telkom.

Minister Siyabonga Cwele threatens to sue Icasa

2016-07-26 06:00

The telecoms and postal services minister plans suing the local communications regulator over its auctioning off of spectrum for high-speed broadband.

Vodacom and MTN want action on spectrum

2016-05-23 16:40

It has become urgent for the government to move on the allocation of mobile spectrum, local operators have urged.

Cell C does superfast mobile network test

2016-05-18 14:14

Mobile operator Cell C has announced a high speed broadband test in excess of 600 megabits per second.

Cwele: SOE cost-cutting plan under way

2016-05-10 14:51

The department of telecommunications and postal services has started to accelerate the rationalisation of state-owned entities to save money, says a minister.

Cwele jumps in to fix Post Office, Scopa spat

2016-04-07 08:55

The telecoms and postal services minister is attempting to smooth over a spat between the Post Office chair and Parliament's Standing Committee of Public Accounts.

32% of SMEs in SA at risk of cyber-attacks - Cwele

2016-03-09 17:44

Around 32% of small and medium enterprises in SA run the risk to fall bait to cyber and phishing attacks, Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Siyabonga Cwele says.

Why Cwele chose Mark Barnes as Sapo CEO

2015-12-03 14:04

Telecomms and postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele lists key reasons why banker Mark Barnes was hired to lead the South African Post Office.


Icasa spectrum auction postponed

2016-10-02 07:48

A plan by regulator Icasa to auction off valuable lots of radio frequency spectrum is on ice after Minister Siyabonga Cwele succeeded in getting the process interdicted.

Cabinet finally approves SA ICT policy

2016-09-29 19:36

Cabinet has finally approved the white paper on an information and communications technology policy, a plan that intends to help boost the country's economic prospects.

Why Minister Siyabonga Cwele is suing Icasa

2016-08-11 06:19

Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele in court papers has lashed out at a local regulator over its plan to sell spectrum.

Govt’s Telkom stake not for sale, says Cwele

2016-06-07 10:26

Telkom’s growing share price justifies why government shouldn’t sell its stake in the company, says Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele.

Vodacom, MTN hit massive 1Gbps broadband speed

2016-05-19 09:21

Mobile operators Vodacom and MTN have re-asserted their position as senior mobile operators with a high speed mobile broadband test.

Cwele: Broadband more important than revenue

2016-05-11 14:24

Government has expressed its desire to forsake revenue over broadband access as it races to meet its self-imposed goal of universal internet by 2020.

SA targets 80% mobile broadband coverage by 2019

2016-05-10 12:16

South Africa aims to double its mobile broadband coverage to 80% of the population by 2019, says Telecoms Minister Siyabonga Cwele.

Cwele skirts Telkom, Broadband Infraco merger question

2016-04-05 13:13

The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services has distanced his department from reports that Telkom and BBI could merge.

Minister Cwele speaks on MTN's Nigeria fine

2015-12-04 09:27

Mobile network MTN hasn’t asked South Africa’s department of telecommunications and postal services for help regarding its multi-billion dollar fine in Nigeria, said the minister.

Cwele serves charges on telecoms DG

2015-11-11 12:11

Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services Siyanbonga Cwele has served charges on his department’s director general Rosey Sekese.

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