ICASA to auction spectrum early next year

The Independent Communications Authority will auction high-demand radio frequency spectrum by the end of March 2019, the regulator told ITWeb.


ICASA moves forward on spectrum plans

The regulator takes a step forward in the process of allocating spectrum by withdrawing a 2016 invitation to apply, which has been held up by a court battle for two years.

4 Oct

ISPA calls call termination regulations 'anti-competitive'

The Internet Service Providers' Association is not a fan of ICASA's recently announced call termination regulations, saying they favour large operators.


AfriCanopy to trial TV white space broadband project in KZN

The telecoms start-up has received permission from ICASA to roll out a broadband trial in KwaZulu-Natal.

1 Oct

ICASA to investigate its cyber security role

The Independent Communications Authority will conduct an inquiry to determine what its role and responsibilities are in relation to cyber security in the country.


Cwele, ICASA agree to set court matter aside

Minister Siyabonga Cwele and the telecoms regulator settle legal battle to initiate the licensing of unallocated high demand spectrum.

26 Sep

Final call termination regulations ready to be published

ICASA believes the termination rates in the final regulations will aid in transitioning the market towards a more competitive landscape.

Sep 11, 2018

Need for 5G is not immediate, says ITU

A new report suggests a cautious 5G outlook, saying the industry should instead enhance the availability and quality of existing 4G networks.

Aug 28, 2018

Telkom threatens rural exit, job cuts over ICASA regulations

The fixed-line operator feels it will be squeezed out of the market via regulation if the proposed call termination rates stay.

Aug 24, 2018

Cell C reviews ICASA's draft call termination rates

The operator says the voice call termination market is still not competitive and requires remedies.

Aug 23, 2018

ICASA to further reduce call termination rates

The regulator calls on all stakeholders to participate in the consultation process on the draft call termination rates.


ANC wants govt to step up efforts to reduce data costs

The governing party calls for the implementation of its resolutions and policies aimed at driving down the cost of data in the country.

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