Access to spectrum is a ‘lifeline’, says Cell C CFO
The mobile operator plans to apply for high-demand spectrum and wants to see the application process happen as quickly as possible, says CFO Zafar Mahomed.
ICASA condemns fake 5G-coronavirus theories
The regulator joins the list of voices to dispel claims that 5G is the cause of COVID-19.
UJ’s Prof Marwala clears up 5G myths
As the fifth-generation technology era ramps up, citizens must be educated to position SA strategically, says Professor Tshilidzi Marwala.
Communications ministry entities back Ndabeni-Abrahams
Despite reports of a tumultuous past, the heads and CEOs within minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams’s portfolio have committed their support to ensure delivery of key targets.
Govt wants 80% of population to have Internet access by 2024
Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams signs a performance agreement, agreeing to ensure 80% of the population has access to the Internet in the next four years.
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.