Western Cape Government to sign R20 million broadband agreement | Western Cape Government


Western Cape Government to sign R20 million broadband agreement

29 April 2022

Joint Media Alert: Western Cape Government, U.S. Consulate General and U.S. Trade and Development Agency to sign R20 million broadband agreement

On Tuesday, 3 May 2022, the Premier of the Western Cape, Alan Winde, the. U.S. Consul General, Todd Haskell, and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency's (USTDA) Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa, Heather Lanigan, will officially sign the R20 million broadband feasibility study agreement.

The study aims to look at solutions to bridge the digital divide and strengthen internet access in marginalised and rural communities. This will bolster the Western Cape Government’s broadband infrastructure by providing affordable high-speed broadband networks throughout the province.

Date: Tuesday, 3 May 2022

Time: Media will be invited to join from 10:00am and will be admitted from 10:25am. 

Location: Microsoft Teams

Please confirm your attendance by 17h00 on Monday, 2 May 2022, along with your name, surname, the name of your publication and email address. We will send you a meeting invite to join the briefing on Microsoft Teams, upon your confirmation. Only those who have confirmed attendance will be admitted.