Parliament promises there will be no interruptions to cellphone signals during this year's State of the Nation Address.
A Western Cape High Court ruling finds the State Security Agency was fully within its rights when it used a signal jammer in Parliament.
Government's claims that a jamming device was used during SONA to protect airspace are viewed as a cover up.
State security minister David Mahlobo blames last Thursday's cellphone jamming incident on an operational error.
And while you're at it, bring back the transparency and accountability as well.
The Right2Know Campaign and the Open Democracy Advice Centre head to court to prevent future cellphone jamming incidents in Parliament.
Evidence is mounting that the loss of cellphone signals in Parliament last Thursday could only have been caused by a jamming device.
The state is accused of breaching its own law when it blocked access to cellphone signals during the State of the Nation Address last night.
Most people would agree with blocking cellphones in churches and theatres, and many would support jamming in restaurants. But the debate on mobile telephone blocking devices could become technically and ethically complex.