Robust ICT sector vital for digital economy

2017-04-11 18:21

If there’s one thing that SA businesses have become aware of, it is the importance of information and communications technology in growing their revenues.

Mteto to run the rule over Altron's fortunes

2017-03-26 12:03

After more than half a century as a family business, the ailing company has reached out to an outsider to turn it around and focus on its future.

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.


Stephen Hawking appears as hologram in Hong Kong

2017-03-26 14:40

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has spoken to a Hong Kong audience by hologram, showcasing the growing reach of a technology.

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.

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