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2:10

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.

6:40
Tuesday

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.

2:40

‘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.

5:50
30 Jun

MTN lights up next-gen 5G network in SA

Launching today with 100 sites, MTN’s 5G network covers areas of Johannesburg and Cape Town, as well as Bloemfontein and Port Elizabeth.

4:00

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.

6:20

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.

3:30
19 Jun

MTN awaits equipment to launch 5G network

The mobile operator is still waiting for the arrival of critical telecommunications equipment needed to light up its 5G network.

2:20

Reinstated Ndabeni-Abrahams salutes outgoing ICASA councillors

Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams thanks outgoing ICASA councillors for their contribution, marking her official return to office after suspension. 

4:30

SA’s smartphone penetration surpasses 90%

Latest figures from telecoms regulator ICASA show SA’s smartphone subscriptions at 53.4 million, putting smartphone penetration at 91.2% in 2019.

4:20
Jun 2, 2020

ICASA lifts lid on state of SA’s ICT sector

Amid SA’s faltering economy, the telecoms sector continues to be the cornerstone for growth, with the fibre network and data centre markets expanding rapidly.

2:00

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.

3:50
May 18, 2020

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.

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