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.
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.
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.
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.
Freeing up spectrum during lockdown a matter of ‘survival’
The release of emergency spectrum will alleviate pressure on telcos, given the majority of citizens relying on mobile broadband for Internet access during the lockdown.
Facebook, YouTube up fight against 5G, COVID-19 falsehoods
Amid the surge of social media rumours linking coronavirus to 5G technologies, some platforms have stepped up the fight against the baseless claims.