Google, the Wireless Access Providers’ Association and partners have launched a Television White Spaces trial involving 10 schools in Cape Town.
The final regulations on digital terrestrial television migration will be published on Friday.
Icasa intends taking the SABC to its complaints and compliance committee as the broadcaster is not meeting its licence conditions.
Namibia has been held up as an example of how a regulator can stop cellphone giants from making a killing and ripping off customers.
Icasa's rejection of TopTV's "adult" channels shows that the regulator has overstepped the mark in terms how much it should be able to interfere.
Icasa says women's right to human dignity trumped TopTV's right to freedom of expression in debating their appeal to launch a pornography channel.
TopTV may not broadcast pornography channels without the permission of Icasa, the South Gauteng High Court has ruled.
The South Gauteng High Court will only decide next week whether TopTV can launch three new pornography channels on January 20.
TopTV says it will be at the South Gauteng High Court on Friday to fight Icasa's interdict to stop it from launching a 24-hour pornography channel.
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has outlined a framework for licensing of high demand spectrum for broadband.
ICT Africa's director says government is facing more criticism of its telecoms law amendments as it fails to help Icasa streamline its operations.
Cosatu on Thursday welcomed a high court ruling that Icasa must relaunch a probe into alleged political interference at the SABC in 2006.
E.tv and MultiChoice have been awarded licences to provide mobile TV, the Independent Communications Authority of South African said on Friday.
'Tit-for-tat' wrangling raises fears that government is looking to exercise more control over Icasa
Icasa has awarded state-owned Broadband Infraco a broadband communications network services licence, the operator said on Wednesday.
Icasa resisted pressure from MPs on Tuesday to issue state-owned company Broadband Infraco with both service and network licences without delay.
MPs on Tuesday urged Icasa to act speedily to reduce the cost of cellphone call charges in South Africa.
Icasa and telecommunications companies will embark on a process to cut call termination rates, Icasa said on Tuesday.
Icasa has agreed that there is a need to look into high cellphone rates, says Independent Democrats leader Patricia de Lille.
South Africa's television landscape is being redesigned right now, but there are significant problems and wasted opportunities.