Electronic Communications Act

Noscotek, LAWtrust enable digital contract signing in SA

LAWtrust enables advanced electronic signatures, and using Laserfiche, it can bring enhanced solutions to its customers.


D-day for comments on ECA Amendment Bill

The period for public consultation on provisions contained in the Electronic Communications Act Amendment Bill comes to an end today.

Jan 31, 2018

Vodacom adds more customers, revenue rises

The telco added 2.5 million group subscribers in the last quarter of 2017, 1.6 million in SA, and boosted group revenue by 6.7%.

Nov 28, 2017

ICASA invites comments on number portability regulations

The regulator publishes draft regulations and asks for written submissions from stakeholders.

Aug 31, 2017

ICASA flags licensing issue for Cell C

The regulator questions whether the operator's recapitalisation followed the correct regulatory steps in terms of its licence, but Cell C disagrees.

Feb 17, 2016

USAASA needs R100bn to close ICT access gap

The agency wants operators to increase the levies they are paying towards the Universal Service and Access Fund.


Rethinking connectivity

Internet access has traditionally been the domain of the better off, but there are ways around the challenge of affording access to all.


Legal challenges for Telkom, Vodacom bids

Telkom's offer for Business Connexion, and Vodacom's bid for Neotel, could run afoul of recent changes to legislation.

Nov 25, 2013

ICASA licensing explained

The licences are divided into: Electronic Communications Network Service licences, and Electronic Communications Service licences, says WhichVoIP.co.za.

Oct 24, 2012

Celcos get right of way

Consent from landowners is not required for cellular companies to build base stations on private land.

Dec 5, 2011

WASPA urges SA to help combat spam

Spam makes up 90% of all e-mail traffic on the Internet, and mobile spam is fast approaching the same disproportionate levels.

Nov 28, 2011

Record keeping needs multidimensional approach

Record keeping is an essential business function, governed by laws and standards, says Mostert Opperman.

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