The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa collected R14.4bn in revenue from the auction of spectrum. Companies that qualified for the bidding process were well-established enterprises, without any new or unknown players making the cut. There has been an outcry that the process didn’t benefit South Africa’s transformation agenda, with some saying that it excluded black-owned businesses. 4IR Professor of Practice at the University of Johannesburg, Dr. Miriam Altman, weighs in on transformation in the digital sector. Tune into Newzroom Afrika, DStv Channel 405, for more details.
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