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ICASA’s newly-appointed councillors set to take oath of office

The council members will serve a four-year term and execute their mandate in the public interest, while the chairperson will serve the five-year term.


MPs blast Ndabeni-Abrahams on ICASA council conduct

The communications committee snubs minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams’s request to deviate from its recommendation in appointing the ICASA council.


ICASA edges closer to filling spots on council

Former ICASA councillors Dr Keabetswe Modimoeng and Peter Zimri are among the recommended nominees to serve on the regulator’s council.


BREAKING: Ndabeni-Abrahams recommends six nominees for ICASA council

The candidates are Dr Keabetswe Modimoeng, Peter Zimri, Luthando Mkutumela, Yolisa Kedama, Dr Charles Lewis and Dikeledi Mushi.


ICASA council left with only three members

The departure of an ICASA councillor leaves the regulator’s highest decision-making body at the mercy of only three members, instead of the required nine councillors.


Close ICASA and create a digital regulator, says Ngcaba

ICT veteran Dr Andile Ngcaba says ICASA’s law in its current state cannot drive digital transformation, amid mooted changes for the telecoms regulator.


SA’s smartphone penetration surpasses 90%

Latest figures from telecoms regulator ICASA show SA’s smartphone subscriptions at 53.4 million, putting smartphone penetration at 91.2% in 2019.

Jun 2, 2020

ICASA lifts lid on state of SA’s ICT sector

Amid SA’s faltering economy, the telecoms sector continues to be the cornerstone for growth, with the fibre network and data centre markets expanding rapidly.


ICASA continues remote operations under level three lockdown

Despite the country’s move to alert level three, the telecoms regulator says its staff will continue with the current remote working arrangements until further notice.

May 18, 2020

ICASA eyes bigger budget to meet ‘expanding’ regulatory mandate

The telecommunications regulator highlights the lack of an enabling funding model as one of the potential risks to delivering on its programmes.


Parliament shortlists ICASA council candidates

The Portfolio Committee on Communications names eight potential candidates to join the ICASA council, with some familiar names making the shortlist.


ICASA ‘committed’ to see through spectrum licensing in 2020

The regulator looks to finalise the high-demand spectrum licensing process by auction this year as planned, despite COVID-19 restrictions.

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