SA's ICT spend to top the Mideast, Africa in 2017

2016-11-23 14:55

The country is expected to have the the highest information, technology and communications spend across the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa in 2017.

Internet body backs move to single wireless network

2016-11-02 11:29

South Africa's Internet Service Providers' Association has welcomed government's National ICT Policy White Paper, but expressed concern over its implementation.

SA’s ICT white paper ‘potentially dangerous’ - Telkom

2016-10-20 15:02

Phone network Telkom has cautiously welcomed the publishing of South Africa’s ICT policy white paper but warned that parts of it are “potentially dangerous”.

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.

Getting SA properly connected

2016-04-28 12:12

South Africa’s ICT services leave much wanting. Why does SA lag behind other African countries and what needs to be done to get our citizens connected?

EXCLUSIVE: Tech experts quit govt broadband council

2016-01-14 12:59

At least three top independent technology experts have resigned from a national broadband council amid allegations of insufficient guidance from government.

Africa must focus on oceans, power and ICTs - Zuma

2015-09-28 09:48

A focus on oceans, power generation and ICTs will move Africa towards a new era of inclusive growth, says President Jacob Zuma.

SA public ICT spending to hit $707m in 2019

2015-07-09 16:42

Experts are projecting that South Africa’s public sector ICT spending will rise to over $700m in four years from now.

SA in bottom half of connectivity index

2015-04-23 16:59

South Africa ranks 33 out of 50 countries on a global connectivity index unveiled by Chinese telecoms equipment company Huawei.

Naspers' Tencent bet pays off as shares surge

2015-04-13 19:04

Shares in Naspers, South Africa's biggest firm by value, has been lifted by the rising fortunes of China's Tencent in which it holds a minority stake.


New BEE code for SA’s ICT sector

2016-11-09 14:43

Black participation in South Africa’s technology space is expected to get a boost following the publication of a new ICT sector code.

‘We don’t want to kill SA's mobile industry’ – Cwele

2016-11-01 12:07

Minister Siyabonga Cwele has defended a controversial National Integrated ICT Policy White Paper, which wants networks to give up key spectrum to a single wireless network.

Department puts ICT White Paper in context

2016-10-02 16:46

Cabinet's approval of the ICT White Paper is a milestone towards using tech to build a seamless information infrastructure, says the Department of Telecommunications.

SA needs more ICT skills to solve economic woes - expert

2016-09-02 09:15

South Africa is facing a skills-shortage in the information and communications technologies industry at a time when people should be finding digital solutions to their economic problems, says an expert.

EOH snaps up Aptronics for R194m

2016-04-14 09:33

South African IT services business EOH has acquired 100% of networking and infrastructure business Aptronics for R194m.

SA ICT spend to top R26.6bn

2015-12-07 14:11

The local ICT market is forging ahead with 2.6% growth despite a challenging economic outlook for the country.

Nod for Datacentrix-Infrasol acquisition deal

2015-09-14 12:00

The Competition Commission has given local technology company Datacentrix the green light to buy infrastructure design and deployment business Infrasol.

Articles compared in copyright case

2015-05-07 17:31

The copyright dispute between Moneyweb and Media24 has moved to comparing articles in the High Court in Johannesburg.

SA slips in global ICT index

2015-04-15 09:38

Falling lower down the World Economic Forum global information and communication technology rankings is becoming an annual occurrence for SA, a report shows.

DiData eyes data center growth to boost profit

2015-03-06 19:30

IT firm Dimension Data is on track to reach $8bn in revenues this year, maintaining double digit growth led by its push into data centres, the firm's chief executive says.

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