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Posts Tagged ‘department of communications’

  • Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams sworn in as new Minister of Communications

    Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams sworn in as new Minister of Communications

    November 23, 2018 • People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams sworn in as new Minister of Communications

    President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the Department of Communications and the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services will be merging into what will henceforth only be known as the Department of Communications during a Cabinet reshuffle on...

  • Etion DTC receives a warm response from attendees

    Etion DTC receives a warm response from attendees

    July 28, 2018 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Etion DTC receives a warm response from attendees

    Over 400 delegates gathered at this years Etion Digital Transformation Congress which took place on 26 July 2018 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, in Midrand South Africa. The one day conference saw industry leaders explore the wave of change that digital...

  • South Africa: Call for submissions on National Integrated ICT Policy

    February 6, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on South Africa: Call for submissions on National Integrated ICT Policy

    Following requests from several stakeholders, South Africa’s Department of Communications has extended the deadline for submissions on the National Integrated ICT Policy Green Paper from 24 February to 24 March. “The ICT sector moves very fast. There have...

  • South Africa: govt reshuffle ushers in DoC’s 4th Minister under Zuma

    July 10, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: govt reshuffle ushers in DoC’s 4th Minister under Zuma

    On Tuesday 09 July 2013 South African President Jacob Zuma announced a cabinet reshuffle, resulting in the end of Dina Pule’s tenure as Communications Minister and the appointment of her replacement, Minister Yunus Carrim. On Talk Radio 702 political...

  • South Africa: renewed call for audit of radio spectrum use

    June 26, 2013 • Online & SocialComments Off on South Africa: renewed call for audit of radio spectrum use

    The Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) is once again calling on the Department of Communications to release information relating to progress made in auditing the use of radio frequency spectrum in South Africa. “Spectrum is a resource that...

  • South Africa: Durban gets ready for its exclusive Internet namespace

    May 15, 2013 • Online & SocialComments Off on South Africa: Durban gets ready for its exclusive Internet namespace

    The application for an exclusive Internet namespace for Durban (under the dotDurban domain) has passed the initial evaluation phase of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). That is according to ZADNA (the .ZA Domain Name Authority)...

  • Tellumat warns of repercussions with DoC-e.tv court ruling

    January 17, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Tellumat warns of repercussions with DoC-e.tv court ruling

    Tellumat, the South African contract manufacturing, communications and defence group, has raised concerns over the recent finding of the South Gauteng high court for e.tv against the Department of Communications. The free-to-air channel successfully argued...

  • “SA IT industry moving backwards” – Knott-Craig

    April 19, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    At the Department of Communications’ policy colloquium in Midrand, new Cell C CEO Alan Knott-Craig said that South Africa is moving into dangerous territory where IT and telecommunications are taking a back seat in terms of development. “In the early...

  • DoC to host Kaleidoscope Academic Conference

    December 9, 2011 • EventsComments (1)

    The Department of Communications (DoC), in partnership with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the University of Cape Town (UCT), is hosting the annual Kaleidoscope Academic Conference, which will take place at UCT from the 12-15 December...

  • Internet Governance fosters Africa’s development

    September 26, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Internet Governance fosters Africa’s development

    South Africa’s Minister of Communications, Roy Padayachie today addressed the High Level Ministerial Forum on Internet Governance taking place in Nairobi, Kenya on 26 September 2011. The Ministerial Forum, which is the first in a series of high level...

  • SA Gov issues statement on BBM debate

    September 8, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SA Gov issues statement on BBM debate

    Following the announcement made by South Africa’s Deputy Communications Minister, Obed Bapela at the recent SATNAC Conference in East London, about the South African government joining in the call to regulate Research In Motion’s BlackBerry Messenger...

  • Trade union tries to halt sale of Vodacom shares

    April 20, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Trade union tries to halt sale of Vodacom shares

    Telkom, Vodacom, Vodafone and South Africa’s Department of Communication have been served with notices of an urgent court interdict application in a bid to halt the sale of Vodacom shares to the UK based mobile operator by Telkom...