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The Telkom Centres of Excellence (CoE) program was launched by Telkom SA to research various aspects of telecommunications. A number of corporate sponsors have joined Telkom SA to finance this program. Funding from the Department of Trade and Industry through the THRIP program has also been used to support the CoE at NMMU.

The CoEs are scientific and engineering research entities at South African universities. Each CoE consist of one or more units, each specialising in a particular research focus area.

Currently the NMMU Centre of Excellence includes researchers from the following two Departments:

Contact information
Prof Ernest van Dyk
Professor and Director: CER
Tel: +27 41 5042259
Ernest.vanDyk@nmmu.ac.za

Prof Tim Gibbon
Director: Centre for Broadband Communication
tim.gibbon@nmmu.ac.za