State agency, Limpopo in fight over broadband tender


State agency, Limpopo in fight over broadband tender

Provincial government awarded the project without its approval, State Information Technology Agency says


The State Information Technology Agency (SITA) and the Limpopo provincial government (LPG) are at each other’s throats over the awarding of a R585m broadband project.

SITA is claiming the government awarded the R585m tender without its knowledge.

The validity of the contract is now being challenged and the provincial government has been cautioned not to implement it. But Limpopo, through Limpopo Connexion, a subsidiary of the Limpopo Economic Development Agency (Leda), has already awarded the contract...

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