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Ndabeni-Abrahams says digital migration target still within reach

Even though history shows otherwise, minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says government is committed to the March 2021 digital migration deadline.


New councillor joins ICASA to round up council

The telecoms regulator welcomes Zolani Kgosietsile Matthews as its sixth councillor, to finally have a full council complement in place.

4 Sep

Former ICASA councillor Botlenyana Mokhele passes on

The Independent Communications Authority of SA wishes to inform all stakeholders of the passing of former councillor Botlenyana Mokhele yesterday. 


Allocating spectrum must top ICASA’s priority list, say analysts

It is crunch time for the Independent Communications Authority of SA’s new council, as the industry awaits direction on freeing up high-demand spectrum.


Government not backing down on WOAN plans

Despite failed wholesale open access network initiatives in other countries, the South African government is resolute that the model is the best to promote competition.


Ndabeni-Abrahams backtracks, appoints sixth ICASA councillor

The ICASA council will soon become a nine-member body after minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams makes a U-turn on her appointment decision. 

Jul 30, 2020

ICASA, Black IT Forum trade blows over TV white spaces

The telecoms regulator reacts strongly to the lobby group’s allegations that it is delaying the process of rolling out TV white spaces technology in the country.

Jul 27, 2020

Proposed policy allows telcos to erect 5G towers on your property

The policy gives mobile networks and other licensees the right to select, enter and use public or private land for the deployment of their network infrastructure.


ICASA, NMISA partnership targets data bundle consumption rate

The agreement between the entities is expected to enhance the protection of the end-user when using electronic communications services and networks.

Jul 7, 2020

SA’s 5G to remain patchy in big metros for 12 months

To have mass deployment of 5G nationally, it will require the Independent Communications Authority of SA to decisively award spectrum, analysts say.


‘Slight’ delay in invitation for spectrum, says ICASA

The regulator hits pause on publishing the invitation to apply for WOAN and high-demand spectrum, citing adherence to administrative process as essential.


ICASA moves to finalise high-demand spectrum licensing

The regulator reveals timelines for licensing high-demand spectrum are on track, promising to publish an invitation to apply by the end of June.

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