SARB receives Postbank application as ANC piles on pressure

2017-07-06 06:01

The Reserve Bank has confirmed it received a submission from Postbank for a banking licence as the ANC puts pressure on government to speed up the process.

Cwele: Data costs still too high

2017-05-24 22:04

Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele said the price of data in South Africa remains “sticky”, suggesting lack of competition in the industry.

Vodacom criticises SA ICT policy for being 'unclear'

2017-02-01 11:10

South Africa’s biggest mobile network by subscribers, Vodacom, has criticised government’s ICT policy white paper, which was released to the public late last year.

Here’s why SA’s govt broadband tender was cancelled

2016-11-23 09:00

Government’s rural broadband tender has been cancelled because all bidding companies failed to meet technical requirements for phase one of the project.

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.

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.


Transnet on profits track as freight volumes increase

2017-07-03 17:58

State-owned freight and logistics company Transnet says it managed to increase its revenue by 5.3% to R65.5bn despite tough economic conditions.

Govt doesn't want to collapse banking system - Cwele

2017-02-15 19:46

The ANC-led government does not want to collapse the banking system, but rather reform it to provide access to previously disadvantaged South Africans, Parliament has heard.

Postbank brings government one step closer to state bank

2017-01-31 17:31

The SA Post Office Group will submit an application to have its financial services unit registered as a bank meant to serve government’s development agenda by mid-2017.

SA govt broadband tender 'cancelled'

2016-11-21 14:25

Broadband for all in South Africa has hit a snag as bidding for government’s first phase of its 'Connect' project has been cancelled, according to a tender bulletin update.

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.

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