communications

  1. Jamie McKane

    New super-regulator for communications and Internet in South Africa

    New super-regulator for communications and Internet in South Africa The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies has embarked on a process to merge some of its entities in line with the state-owned enterprises (SOE’s) rationalisation plan. These mergers are in line with last...
  2. The_Librarian

    Inverter/regulator and software to use

    This thread is to help others getting good, working software for their inverters/regulators should there be a need for logging of performance stats. Please help others by mentioning your brand, and the correct software to download with the full URL.
  3. Newsfeed

    Minister Dlodlo meets broadcasters on digital migration

    Minister Dlodlo meets broadcasters on digital migration Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo will today meet broadcasters following the June 8 court ruling on digital migration.
  4. Kevin Lancaster

    Dlodlo gives SABC interim board green light

    Dlodlo gives SABC interim board green light New Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has given the new SABC interim board the go-ahead to start working, disregarding former minister Faith Muthambi’s attempt to halt the board’s duties.
  5. Kevin Lancaster

    Great at doing awareness campaigns, not so good at actual work

    Great at doing awareness campaigns, not so good at actual work The Department of Communications has exceeded its “digital broadcasting awareness campaigns” target – but has failed to meet multiple digital TV migration deadlines.
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    Department of Communications gets clean audit with “skeleton staff”

    Department of Communications gets clean audit with “skeleton staff” Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says despite a skeleton staff, the Ministry obtained its clean audit without making use of any consultants in the year that ended in March 2016.
  7. Kevin Lancaster

    DStv, Communications Department take Etv to court over digital TV

    DStv, Communications Department take Etv to court over digital TV The Communications Department and DStv have lodged appeals at the Constitutional Court over the legal battle surrounding the roll-out of unencrypted digital terrestrial television services in South Africa.
  8. Kevin Lancaster

    The media must help fix South Africa: Communications Minister

    The media must help fix South Africa: Communications Minister The media should use its influence to shape the developmental agenda, with a view to move South Africa forward, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.
  9. LazyLion

    Newspaper out to get us: DoC

    Allegations in The Sunday Times of extravagant spending by Communications Minister Dina Pule will not stick, the department said on Monday. The newspaper was continuing to peddle slander and salacious rumours in what appeared to be a desperate attempt to convict Pule in the court of public...
  10. LazyLion

    Pule Takes on the Sunday Times

    A series of articles by the Sunday Times formed part of a smear and blackmail campaign, Communications Minister Dina Pule claimed on Monday. "The campaign was a highly sophisticated plot to blackmail me," she told reporters in Johannesburg. "The Sunday Times thought it could coerce me into...
  11. LazyLion

    Input Sought on Broadband Policy

    The government has called for public input on the proposed National Broadband Policy, the department of communications said on Wednesday. The public had until May 3, to submit comments to the department. The call was part of on-going efforts to ensure all citizens had access to broadband...
  12. LazyLion

    SABC Board Disbanded

    The SABC board was officially dissolved after a heated meeting of Parliament's communications portfolio committee on Tuesday. Before the disbanding, one of the last two remaining board members, Suzanne Vos, gave the committee her views on the events leading up to the resignation of nine board...
  13. jes

    Rosey Sekese appointed as new Communications DG (26 May 2011)

    Rosey Sekese appointed as new Communications DG (26 May 2011) Communications Department appoints Rosey Sekese as Director General
  14. jes

    Powerline communications back on the table

    Powerline communications back on the table There has recently been debate at several of the SA Bureau of Standards (SABS) technical committees concerned with standards in the communications and power distribution fields.
  15. jes

    Thank goodness for the Consumer Protection Act

    Thank goodness for the Consumer Protection Act The Teletubbies have woken up and they seem to have realised that someone else has come along and done their job for them
  16. jes

    Quantum leap in communications?

    Quantum leap in communications? It is a discrete world: from free space optics to computers going the chip way
  17. jes

    Dept. of Communications welcomes Telkom CEO appointment

    Dept. of Communications welcomes Telkom CEO appointment South Africa's Communications Ministry welcomed the appointment of Telkom's new CEO, Pinky Moholi
  18. jes

    We should be Telkom’s guiding light says the DoC

    We should be Telkom’s guiding light says the DoC The Department of Communications is keen to continue its control over Telkom, saying that Telkom struggles because the DoC could not give ‘strategic direction’
  19. jes

    Department of Communications ICT round-table “refreshing”

    Department of Communications ICT round-table “refreshing” Industry players praise the Department of Communications' ICT round-table discussion initiative
  20. jes

    DoC plans to work “faster, harder and smarter”

    DoC plans to work “faster, harder and smarter” Minister of Communications, Roy Padayachie, today detailed the outcome of a round-table discussion with the top 30 ICT companies in South Africa
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