Mrs Marian Robin Shinn

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Marian Robin Shinn

Committee Meetings Attended

  • Telecommunications and Postal Services SA Connect progress report
    12 Mar 2019

    The Committee heard a briefing by the Department Telecommunications and Postal Services on progress made on SA Connect. The Department said the annual budget allocation for SA Connect was R9,7 million for 2018/19, which was only adequate to rollout connectivity to 63 facilities. A rollover amount of R110 ...

  • Telecommunications and Postal Services SAPO update on SASSA grant payments, mail backlog, recapitalisation fund
    5 Mar 2019

    The South African Post Office reported on its SASSA grants migration, its mail backlog resulting from strikes throughout 2018, and SAPO’s use of the R2.9-billion funds provided by government in October 2018:
    • Close to 7.5 billion of the 8.5 billion grants had been migrated to SAPO ...

  • Telecommunications and Postal Services Cost to Communicate: ICASA briefing
    26 Feb 2019

    The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) appeared before the Portfolio Committee on Telecommunications and Postal Services. The Committee was briefed on the cost to communicate. There are a variety of factors that drive or influence the cost and prices of data services. The inquiry by the Competition Commission ...

  • Telecommunications and Postal Services Department Telecommunications and Postal Services: Mar-Dec 2018 performance
    19 Feb 2019

    The Department and a number of CEOs and industry leaders presented to the Portfolio Committee on Telecommunications and Postal Services  an overview of their industry’s performance for Quarters 1, 2 & 3 of the 2018/19 Financial Year.

    As part of implementing the Climate and Culture Survey Action Plan ...

  • Telecommunications and Postal Services Electronic Communications Amendment Bill: withdrawal, with Minister; Committee Legacy and Annual Reports
    12 Feb 2019

    Available here once published: Legacy Reports

    The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services withdrew the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill.

    The Minister indicated that while the Department would address concerns made by stakeholders in their submissions, it also had a responsibility to develop legislation and regulations for the sector and it ...

  • Telecommunications and Postal Services Electronic Communications Amendment Bill: discussion
    4 Dec 2018

    The Committee met to chart the way forward regarding the Electronic Communications Amendment (ECA) bill, and to flag issues that needed to be resolved. It had received correspondence from two bodies requesting that their submissions be heard, notwithstanding that the submissions date had passed. The matter would be referred to ...

  • Telecommunications and Postal Services Electronic Communications Amendment Bill: public hearings day 4
    30 Nov 2018

    The Portfolio Committee met for the final day of public hearings on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill [B31-2018]. Vodacom , Telkom and Smile Communication made their inputs on the Bill.

    The Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services participated in discussions with the presenters and the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa ...

  • Telecommunications and Postal Services Electronic Communications Amendment Bill: public hearings day 3
    29 Nov 2018

    The Committee held a third day of public hearings on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill. The hearing was attended by officials from the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services, representatives of Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), industry stakeholders and members of the public. The Committee told industry that ...

  • Telecommunications and Postal Services Electronic Communications Amendment Bill: public hearings day 2
    27 Nov 2018

    The Committee held a public hearing on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill. The hearing was attended by officials from the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services, representatives of Independent Communications Authority of South Africa, industry stakeholders and members of the public.

    SENTECH submitted that subsection 19A (f) of the Electronic ...

  • Telecommunications and Postal Services Electronic Communications Amendment Bill: public hearings day 1
    26 Nov 2018

    The Committee held a public hearing on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill. The hearing was attended by officials from the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS), Research ICT Africa, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), Broadband Infraco, the South African Local Government Association (SALGA), the Open Access ...