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  1. QuintonB

    SA cyber security deal with China should worry you: DA

    South Africa’s cyber security deal with China is concerning: DA The recently signed Cyber Security Pact with China is cause for concern about South Africa’s attitude towards restrictions on Internet freedom, the DA says.
  2. Kevin Lancaster

    Minister has inappropriate relationship with MultiChoice

    Minister has inappropriate relationship with MultiChoice: DA Minister of Communications Faith Muthambi must have some kind of inappropriate relationship with MultiChoice, the DA has stated
  3. Kevin Lancaster

    R4.3 billion digital TV tender in doubt: DA

    R4.3 billion digital TV tender in doubt: DA The Democratic Alliance has expressed concerns over a recently closed tender for digital TV set-top boxes
  4. Kevin Lancaster

    Where are Icasa’s minutes? – DA

    Where are Icasa’s minutes? – DA The Democratic Alliance has lodged a PAIA application for the minutes of Icasa meetings
  5. Kevin Lancaster

    Digital TV decoder subsidy details published

    Digital TV decoder subsidy details published Signs of movement around South Africa’s migration to digital terrestrial television are welcomed, the DA said
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    Four Icasa councillors out: regulator responds

    Four Icasa councillors out: regulator responds Icasa has responded to media reports about the terms of four councillors coming to an end soon
  7. Kevin Lancaster

    WBS spectrum issues secretly settled: DA

    WBS spectrum issues secretly settled: DA The Democratic Alliance Shadow Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services has raised questions about Icasa’s secret council meetings
  8. Jan

    Marian Shinn stays on as DA telecoms shadow minister

    Shinn remains as DA telecoms shadow minister New DA shadow minister for the Ministry of Communications announced.
  9. QuintonB

    SABC "free-to-air" STB comments jumped the gun: DA

    SABC jumped the gun on STB call: DA The Democratic Alliance (DA) has accused the SABC of jumping the gun by taking the decision not to support conditional access of set-top boxes – while Cabinet is yet to reach a decision on the matter.
  10. jes

    R553-million DStv-SABC deal - questions remain unanswered

    R553-million DStv-SABC deal questions unanswered A review of South Africa’s policy on conditional access and encryption in digital TV continues despite unanswered questions
  11. QuintonB

    DA wants answers on secret DStv-SABC deal

    Secret DStv-SABC deal: DA wants answers The DA has called on communications minister Yunus Carrim to explain why a reported confidential deal between MultiChoice and the SABC contradicts government policy.
  12. jes

    Dina Pule and the mismanaged department of communications: DA

    This is how bad Dina Pule really was: DA The DA’s Marian Shinn highlights how Dina Pule mismanaged the Department of Communications
  13. Jan

    OpenView HD lying to the public: SABC

    OpenView HD “misleading the public”: SABC The SABC has accused E-tv sister company Platco Digital of lying to the public.
  14. jes

    New SABC board nominated, DA not happy

    New SABC board nominated, DA not happy Parliament’s portfolio committee on communications released the names of 12 people recommended to President Jacob Zuma for appointment to the SABC board.
  15. jes

    OpenView HD has SABC agreement

    OpenView HD has SABC agreement Platco has denied statements made by the DA and confirmed “high level” co-operation between it and the SABC
  16. jes

    Expensive Internet holding back South Africa's economic growth: DA

    Expensive Internet holding back SA economic growth The high cost of the internet in South Africa, along with a lack of access and slow connectivity hampers economic growth and job creation in the country.
  17. QuintonB

    Hawks clarifies Pule corruption case status

    Clarification on Pule corruption investigation Confusion surrounding the Hawks investigation into Dina Pule has been cleared up, according to the Democratic Alliance (DA).
  18. QuintonB

    Does it matter that Yunus Carrim is a communist?

    Yunus Carrim on being a communist New communications minister Yunus Carrim downplays concerns that his communist roots will influence the local ICT market
  19. jes

    DoC minister Yunus Carrim "hard working, quiet and loyal"

    DoC minister Yunus Carrim "hard working, quiet and loyal" President Jacob Zuma has again reshuffled his cabinet, which includes the appointment of a new minister of communications, Yunus Carrim.
  20. jes

    SABC interim board extension shelved

    SABC interim board extension shelved An amendment to the Broadcasting Act proposing a longer lifespan for the interim board of the SABC has been put on hold, the DA has announced
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