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ICASA asks public input on mobile data regulations

The move is to determine the impact of the data-expiry regulations, introduced earlier this year, on all relevant stakeholders.


ANC backs CompCom’s #DataMustFall findings

The governing party urges speedy action to ensure the findings and recommendations on mobile data pricing are implemented.


ICASA looks to expedite spectrum licensing process

Mobile operators are likely to get their hands on spectrum to enable faster and widespread broadband services towards the end of next year, says the regulator’s chief exec.


SA’s spectrum-sharing provisions vague, say industry players

Although none of the local industry players have applied to share spectrum, resource-sharing has been found to be one of the ways to drive universal connectivity in marginalised areas.


Public invited to nominate ICASA councillors

Parliament’s communications committee invites South Africans to nominate suitable candidates to fill five vacancies at the ICASA council.


New TV white space pilot under way in SA

Local stakeholders come together with the US Trade and Development Agency to investigate the viability of TV white space technologies for connectivity in SA’s rural and semi-rural areas.


ICT SMMEs laud ‘progressive’ spectrum pathway

Organisations backing participation of small firms in ICT commend government’s spectrum framework, vowing to support efforts against monopolistic tendencies in the sector.


Ndabeni-Abrahams issues policy direction on spectrum

The long-awaited government framework for the licensing of high-demand spectrum is finally out.


ICT tenders: Determining spectrum values

This week’s National Tender Bulletin sees ICASA looking to evaluate spectrum value.

Jun 24, 2019

Promises, promises, promises: still no spectrum

Despite multiple assertions about the imminent spectrum policy direction, history shows SA must take government’s latest spectrum promises with a pinch of salt.


Stalled ICT projects await the next administration

As the country readies to usher in a new administration after the elections, many of the high-priority ICT projects are still up in the air.


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.

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