Submission: Discussion Paper on ‘Economic transformation, inclusive growth and competitiveness: Towards an economic strategy for South Africa’
Forum: National Treasury
Date: 13 September 2019
Submission overview: Power Singh Inc. prepared a submission on behalf of Media Monitoring Africa to the National Treasury on its discussion paper titled ‘Economic transformation, inclusive growth and competitiveness: Towards an economic strategy for South Africa’. The submission focused on the role of universal access to the internet and other information and communication technologies (ICTs) as a crucial component of economic growth and development in the country. The submission also emphasised the need to address the shortcomings in the spectrum allocation process, and called for the strengthening of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) as the public broadcaster and a state-owned entity.
The submission can be accessed here.