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3:50

City of Johannesburg budgets R40m for free WiFi

The city readies to bring free WiFi connectivity to more public areas, after allocating R40 million for the 2020/21 financial year to expand the service.

2:50

Parliament shortlists ICASA council candidates

The Portfolio Committee on Communications names eight potential candidates to join the ICASA council, with some familiar names making the shortlist.

6:30

ICASA ‘committed’ to see through spectrum licensing in 2020

The regulator looks to finalise the high-demand spectrum licensing process by auction this year as planned, despite COVID-19 restrictions.

5:50

Government establishes COVID-19 tracing database, quells spying fears

Although it will track and trace, via cellphones, those people who may have been exposed to coronavirus, government says their rights will be safeguarded.

13:40
Apr 3, 2020

ICT sector policy and regulation in the time of COVID-19

Collaboration, clarity and coherence are required from all stakeholders, as ICT is the primary tool to enable and support the kind of lockdown currently in force.

7:40
Mar 24, 2020

Perspectives on spectrum: From auctions to COVID-19

With more urgent, immediate pandemic priorities on the table, ICASA is yet to finalise its plans to auction spectrum and license the WOAN.

2:00

Interviews for ICASA councillors commence

Parliament’s communications team makes headway in filling the vacancies on the ICASA council, kicking off the interview stage this week.

5:50
Jan 28, 2020

SA's digital journey continues poor form

A Cisco study highlights SA's slow-moving digital progress; however, one analyst warns these kinds of reports are often too thin on diagnosis and remedy.

10:30
Jan 7, 2020

2020: What lies ahead for ICT policy and regulation?

Dr Charley Lewis shortlists some of the key developments that are lying in wait down the 2020 road.

8:10
Nov 7, 2019

ICASA sets off down the spectrum road

Despite some weaknesses and problem areas, the ICASA roadmap marks a crucial first step in getting spectrum rubber out on the ICT road.

6:20
Sep 27, 2019

Spectrum: The golden goose

While stakeholders are hungry for hertz, there are still a number of stumbling blocks along the road to high-demand spectrum nirvana.

3:40
Jul 12, 2019

IOT poser for telecoms industry, say analysts

Mobile operators are urged to leverage the Internet of things to attract new customers.

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