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Posts Tagged ‘Minister of Communications’

  • South Africa: Cisco EDGE Incubation hub for startups launched in Durban

    South Africa: Cisco launches Incubation hub for SMMEs in Durban

    April 8, 2019 • Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Cisco launches Incubation hub for SMMEs in Durban

    Cisco in partnership with Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams launched Cisco South Africa’s USD $143 600,00 state-of-the-art Incubation Hub in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. This is the second facility of its...

  • South Africa launches National Broadband Council

    March 5, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on South Africa launches National Broadband Council

    South Africa’s National Broadband Advisory Council (NBAC), which will advise the Minister of Communications on the implementation of “South Africa Connect”, the Broadband policy and strategy, was officially launched yesterday. The Council comprises...

  • 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 launches National Cyber Security Advisory Council

    October 15, 2013 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa launches National Cyber Security Advisory Council

    South African Minister of Communications, Yunus Carrim, inaugurated the country’s first National Cyber Security Advisory Council (NCAC ) today. The role of the NCAC will be to advise the South African government on cyber security policy and technical...

  • SA Communications Minister lodges complaint against newspaper

    May 13, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on SA Communications Minister lodges complaint against newspaper

    South Africa’s Minister of Communications Dina Pule has lodged a formal complaint with the Press Ombudsman over the weekend in relation to the alleged  smear campaign against her by the Sunday Times newspaper. Pule’s comments stem from...

  • South Africa needs the support of MEF – DoC technical advisor

    November 22, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on South Africa needs the support of MEF – DoC technical advisor

    Roy Kruger, the Technical Advisor to the Minister of Communications, Dina Pule, gave his full support to the MEF (Metro Ethernet Forum’s) push into South Africa, stating that telecommunication service providers should join the industry standards body to...

  • South Africa launches Digital Migration awareness campaign

    September 28, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on South Africa launches Digital Migration awareness campaign

    South Africa’s Minister of Communications, Dina Pule will launch the Awareness Campaign for the Digital Migration process in Motswedimosa, Kimberly, Northern Cape on 3 October 2012. The launch marks the first phase of an awareness campaign that plans to...

  • Telecom Egypt loses 700 000 subscribers

    August 10, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    A new telecoms report issued by the Egyptian Ministry of Telecommunications, Mohamed Abdel Kader Mohamed Salem indicates that Telecom Egypt, a state-owned landline operator has lost about 700 000 fixed-line subscribers. According to the report, the...

  • Egypt IT Minister meets with Vodafone

    March 23, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Egypt IT Minister meets with Vodafone

    Egyptian Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Maged Osman, discussed Vodafone’s investments in Egypt with Vittorio Colao, the company’s CEO earlier this week. Vodafone is the world’s largest mobile telephone company. The two discussed...

  • SA government officially recognises ISP organisation

    May 26, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SA government officially recognises ISP organisation

    The South African government has endorsed the Internet Providers Association (IPA) as the body officially representing the country’s internet service providers...

  • SA government officials to discuss broadband rollout

    March 25, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SA government officials to discuss broadband rollout

    Stakeholders in South Africa’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry will meet in Durban tomorrow to discuss progress made in the rollout of ICT technologies in the country’s provinces and municipalities...