MEC for Finance and e-Government, Mrs Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko will be visiting various Gauteng Broadband Network (GBN) sites to inspect the current work done and see how the project is benefiting citizens.
The GBN is a high-speed broadband network that links 8 core nodes across the province. These nodes connect various sites, which include government buildings, schools, hospitals and Thusong Service Centres. The Department has prioritised connecting sites in regions of the province previously marginalised by the private sector fibre footprint.
Sites to be visited:
Venue: Weskoppies Hospital
Address: 22 Carl (Ketjen Str & Carl str), Pretoia West
Time: 10h00 to 11h00
Venue: GBN Network Operations Centre Visit
Address: 82 Grayston Drive Sandton
Time: 12h30 – 13h30
Venue: eKasi Lab Soweto
Address: Soweto Empowerment Zone, Chris Hani Road (Former Old Potch Road), Zone 6, Diepkloof
Time: 14h00 – 15h00