SA on path to digital radio

Digital broadcasting services can improve spectrum efficiency and spectrum management, and offer choice for South African audiences, says ICASA.

ICASA makes headway with TV white space regulations

12 Apr

The regulations mark a huge step in SA enabling affordable broadband through dynamic spectrum access technologies, says a global advocacy group.

Call for Rubben Mohlaloga to resign from ICASA

Uncertainty over the fate of ICASA's fraud-convicted chairperson undermines the council's regulatory effectiveness, says ICT policy expert Charley Lewis.

ICASA chairperson's sentencing postponed

The court postpones the sentencing proceedings of Rubben Mohlaloga's fraud case to 15 May.

SA data pricing skewed to disadvantage poor

29 Mar

New ICASA figures prove low-income consumers pay disproportionately more per MB than those who can afford large data bundles.

Parliament pushes for ICASA chairperson's sacking

Despite fraud charges hanging over his head, Rubben Mohlaloga was appointed ICASA council chairperson last December.

MTN prepaid data bundles are priciest in SA

26 Mar

Out of SA's major mobile operators, MTN has the most expensive prepaid data bundles and Cell C has the most expensive out-of-bundle data rates, according to ICASA.

SA data prices 'average' compared to peers

23 Mar

A new ICASA report shows SA does not have the cheapest or most expensive data prices when compared to SADC and BRICS, but falls right in the middle.

'Internet Censorship Bill' approved

Mar 7, 2018

The heavily criticised Films and Publications Amendment Bill has been passed by the National Assembly.

ICASA pleads for its independence

Mar 6, 2018

The regulator flags issues with the mooted draft ECA Bill, as it seeks to maintain core independent functions.

ICASA chairperson faces the axe

Feb 28, 2018

Parliament's communications committee gets the ball rolling to remove Rubben Mohlaloga from his post as the regulator's chairperson following his fraud conviction.

Parliament to decide ICASA chairman's future

Feb 5, 2018

Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane turns to Parliament to deal with Rubben Mohlaloga's appointment saga, despite the initial decision to appoint him with fraud charges over his head.