Question NW103 to the Minister of Police

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24 June 2020 - NW103

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Graham, Ms SJ to ask the Minister of Police

What is the progress on the procurement and installation of the telephone and Information and communications Technology (ICT) system in the new building in Aberdeen, Eastern Cape, that was completed and occupied in mid-2016 and which only houses one SA Police Service official due to the lack of ICT and telephone infrastructure? NW115E


Procurement and installation of Telephone System:
Only one direct telephone line is currently installed, in the office of the Station commander, Aberdeen Police Station. Telkom is busy finalising the planning for the installation of the new Private Automatic Branch Exchange (PABX) switchboard, with seven extensions, by 31 March 2020.

Procurement and installation of Information and Communications Technology (ICT):
The cabling Infrastructure was installed, in 2018/2019. The State information Technology Agency (SITA) is busy with the tender for the procurement of network equipment, which is scheduled to be installed, in the first quarter of 2020/2021. An application for a data line, has been submitted to Telkom.