3 Apr

SA smartphone penetration now at over 80%, says ICASA

South Africa's smartphone penetration has nearly doubled in the last two years and is now sitting at over 80%, according to a new ICASA report.


DOC to issue spectrum policy later this month

The communications ministry and industry players agree to swiftly finalise the spectrum policy directive and licensing processes.

2 Apr

ICASA reveals the state of SA's ICT sector

The local ICT sector remains one of the biggest employers and contributors to the mainstream economy, as it continues to demonstrate dynamic growth.


Government fast-tracks spectrum policy

The state confirms plans to finalise the policy directive on radio frequency spectrum allocation are moving forward.


ICASA must seize opportunity to be led by strong chairman

In the wake of the exit of its most controversial chairperson, ICASA's next appointee needs to be someone with a strong sense of governance and leadership, say analysts.

Mar 18, 2019

FNB Connect sees strong growth

In three-and-a-half years, the bank has added over 670 000 active users to its mobile virtual network operator, FNB Connect.


Spectrum policy direction coming 'soon'

Despite government's assurance of prompt action to license spectrum, the comms ministry reveals it is still engaged in consultations on the way forward.


Parliament committee pushes for Mohlaloga's removal

Fraud-convicted ICASA council chairperson Rubben Mohlaloga is out on bail pending the appeal process of his 20-year jail sentence.

Mar 1, 2019

MultiChoice responds to ICASA's listing concerns

The pay-TV operator says it is "satisfied" with the regulatory approvals it got prior to listing on the JSE.

Feb 28, 2019

ICASA gives operators more time to implement data rules

The telecoms regulator decides to extend the date for the implementation of the new regulations to 12 April.

Feb 27, 2019

MultiChoice jumped the gun to list on JSE, says ICASA

The regulator is concerned about the listing of MultiChoice, as there has been a complaint against the listing.

Feb 26, 2019

ICASA investigates possible non- compliance from Vodacom

The telecoms regulator is engaging Vodacom about its proposed data bundle carry-over charges.

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