Posts tagged as broadband

ECA Bill approved and ready for public comment

On Friday, 17 November 2017, Cabinet approved the 115-page Electronic Communications Amendment (ECA) Bill, giving the public and industry just 30 calendar days in which to comment, after which the consultation period will be closed and further objection prohibited. Minister Siyabonga Cwele and the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS) team have crafted a […]

Government unrelenting about wholesale open access network

  Government is unrelenting in its intention to create a wholesale open access network (WOAN).  According to the Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services Dr. Siyabonga Cwele, for the first time delegates have supported the introduction of the WOAN and made presentations on how it can be implemented.  This was said at what the department […]

Government set to force implementation of ICT White Paper

  Speaking in Parliament on Tuesday 15 February 2017 during the State of the Nation debate, the Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Dr. Siyabonga Cwele said  that the government will use open access networks and our natural resource, spectrum, as strategic levers to induce real transformation and lowering of barriers to entry for blacks, […]

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