Worries over ICASA’s timing of B-BBEE requirements
Internet service providers suggest the April 2022 deadline does not give them enough time to establish effective agreements to implement transformation requirements.
ISPA asks govt to remove barriers to comms licensing
The Internet Service Providers’ Association calls on government and regulator ICASA to open up the communications licensing arena.
All set for non-geographic number porting
Competition in the telecoms sector is expected to intensify as corporates prepare for ICASA’s imminent introduction of non-geographic number porting.
ICASA must seize opportunity to be led by strong chairman
In the wake of the exit of its most controversial chairperson, ICASA's next appointee needs to be someone with a strong sense of governance and leadership, say analysts.
ISPA welcomes ICASA mobile data competition probe
The Internet Service Providers' Association believes ICASA's investigation into mobile broadband competition is the "best news of 2018".
ISPA calls call termination regulations 'anti-competitive'
The Internet Service Providers' Association is not a fan of ICASA's recently announced call termination regulations, saying they favour large operators.
Telecoms policy becomes a tennis match
The Internet Service Providers' Association sees SA's telecoms regulation as endless sets of policy implementation decisions and failures.
Embrace open access, urges ISPA
The association says embracing the open access spirit of the new ICT Policy White Paper will enable greater mobile broadband competition.
ISPA welcomes ICT White Paper
The Internet Service Providers' Association says the policy document is "broadly positive" and "forward-looking".
UN report tough on SA govt surveillance
Unlawful digital surveillance practices and lack of transparency are among concerns voiced by a UN report on SA's human rights record.
Consumers key in OTT regulation debate
Industry experts and OTT players ask government to be careful when approaching regulation so as to not stifle innovation and hurt consumers.