Published Publications

South African Connect Broadband Research Programme

SA Connect is name given to the South African Government’s policy to drive greater access and usage of broadband services at affordable prices.

Press Release

SA Connect: Two years on, where do we stand? A review by BMI-TechKnowledge

The 6th December 2015 will mark a full two years since the South African national broadband policy, dubbed SA Connect, was published.



A race is on to deploy fibre to the building (FTTB). BMI-T now has a mainstream BPO activity known as FibreSmart.

Navigator Insight

Is an Open Access Wireless Network suitable for South Africa?

The idea of establishing a new open access wholesale-only wireless network (OAWN) has received significant attention in South Africa.

Navigator Insight

The IMT Roadmap - paving the way for future telecommunications services

What is the IMT Roadmap and what does it mean for the South African telecommunications sector? BMI-TechKnowledge Director Tim Parle explains.