Department: Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS)
The Department: Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS) was merged into the Department: Communications and Digital Technologies (DCDT) in June 2019. Information displayed here is historical information as it existed before the merger.
|Postal||Private Bag X860, Pretoria, 0001|
|Physical||iParioli Office Park, 1166 Park Street, Hatfield, Pretoria|
|Tel||012 427 8000|
|Fax||012 427 8110|
OverviewThe mission of the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services is to build a better life for all through an enabling and sustainable world-class information and communication technologies environment.
The Department's strategic outcome-orientated goals are to: enable the maximisation of investment in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector and create new competitive business opportunities for the growth of the ICT industry for socio-economic development; ensure that ICT infrastructure is accessible, robust, reliable, affordable and secure to meet the needs of the country and its people; accelerate the socio-economic development of South Africans and facilitate the building of an inclusive information society through partnerships with business and civil society, and the three spheres of government; improve departmental performance and enhance the role of ICT State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) as the delivery arms of government; and contribute to the global ICT agenda prioritising Africa's development.