SENTECH address ITU Telecom World 2018 Spectrum and Technology Workshop

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

 MEDIA RELEASE

For Immediate Release

On Monday 10 September 2018, at the ITU Telecom World 2018 held in Durban, The CEO of SENTECH, Mlamli Booi called on the industry to use spectrum and technology to close the digital divide. “There is need to focus on digital inclusion through management of spectrum”, said Booi, “we need to commit ourselves to social dividend as much as the triple bottom line”.

In his address, Mlamli Booi covered the following: • Broadband access technologies • Efficient use of spectrum • Broader digital inclusion • Development of Women and SMMEs in ICT

He further reiterated the President Ramaphosa’s statement during the opening event, “We have the responsibility to direct evolution of information and communications technology towards the achievement of a better life for all people of the world.” Booi challenged the spectrum and technology colleagues to think about solutions to enable semi-urban and rural communities access.


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Enquiries:

Milisa Kentane, 0640756 0260, kentanem@sentech.co.za