Final regulations to transform ICT sector have been passed
These regulations expand on key requirements in the draft regulations published in February 2020.
ICASA, US regulator FCC sign collaboration agreement
The Independent Communications Authority of SA and Federal Communications Commission sign an MOU to intensify relations between them and share ideas.
ICASA extends emergency spectrum assignments
The regulator has extended the temporary radio frequency spectrum assignments issued to licensees for another two months – from 1 April to 31 May.
Rain finds ‘window of 5G opportunity’ in spectrum impasse
The data-only mobile network operator says the delay in SA’s spectrum auction process is working in its favour, as it aggressively rolls out its 5G strategy.
Spectrum licensing delay ‘devastating’, says SA comms forum
The South African Communications Forum responds to the interdict against ICASA over the high-demand spectrum auction, noting the potential impact of any further delays.
ICASA confirms councillor calls it quits
The Independent Communications Authority of SA confirms councillor Zolani Matthews has left to take up the post of PRASA group CEO.
We can’t negotiate spectrum licensing, says ICASA chairperson
The telecoms regulator vows to defend the high-demand spectrum licensing process every step of the way, amid an ongoing legal tug-of-war.
Telkom partly withdraws spectrum legal bid
ICASA announced that Telkom has withdrawn “Part A” of its court application against the authority.
Ramaphosa warns against spreading COVID-19 disinformation
President Cyril Ramaphosa used the ANC’s 8 January statement to urge against the spread of disinformation relating to the coronavirus.
ICASA readies for court showdown with Telkom over spectrum
The regulator is reviewing the Telkom’s court application and has engaged its legal representatives to oppose the court application.
ICASA calls for spectrum migration assistance
The regulator requires help with development of the implementation strategy for the Radio Frequency Migration Plan.