Infrastructure sharing SA’s biggest telecom hot potato

At the recent DTPS workshop to consider the input from industry on the Electronic Communications Act (ECA) Amendment bill, industry was criticised for failing to implement infrastructure sharing and the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS) and the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) were taken to task for not enforcing infrastructure sharing […]

ICASA in turmoil… again

After several years of various councillors having turns acting as chairman of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), Rubben Mohlaloga was appointed in December 2017, despite a pending criminal case of fraud. Does this mean ICASA will soon again be without a chairman? Mohlaloga has now been found guilty of defrauding the Land Bank of approximately R6-million […]

Lessons learned from early AI projects

Meaningful artificial intelligence (AI) deployments are just beginning to take place, according to Gartner. The 2018 CIO Agenda Survey shows that 4% of CIOs have implemented AI, while a further 46% have developed plans to do so. Despite huge levels of interest in AI technologies, current implementations remain at quite low levels. However, there is […]