Data shows that SABC1 takes the lead from a spend perspective – at over R43-million at the time of sourcing data – across telecommunications, mobile and broadband connectivity providers.
Telecommunications and broadband are among the most competitive industries in South Africa – and critical for economic growth and improvements in society. South Africa ranks in position 143 out of a total of 230 countries measured across the world.
SA’s telecommunications sector is regarded as one of the most advanced in Africa, with high mobile penetration, growing internet penetration and significant growth in connectivity infrastructure in the past decade. However, the sector faces numerous challenges, including the high cost of data, as evidenced by the #DataMustFall movement.