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SABC editorial hearings draw to a close, public submissions extended
SABC editorial hearings draw to a close, public submissions extended
The deadline for written submissions from the public regarding the SABC’s draft editorial policies has been extended to August 31.
Vodacom increases revenue on strong customer growth, cheap data deals
Vodacom increases revenue on strong customer growth, cheap data deals
Mobile services operator Vodacom on Tuesday said it increased group data revenue by 9.6% in the quarter to end-June 2018 on the back of increased...
Communications committee recommends suspension of Icasa chairperson
Communications committee recommends suspension of Icasa chairperson
The Portfolio Committee on Communications has resolved to recommend to Parliament that Communications minister Nomvula Mokonyane suspend the...
Icasa regulations fail to deliver
Icasa regulations fail to deliver
What first appeared to be a grand stand against excessive charges by mobile networks, the amended regulations gazetted by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) are instead a damp squib....
Right2Know welcomes data regulations but says more needs to be done
Right2Know welcomes data regulations but says more needs to be done
Advocacy group Right2Know has welcomed new regulations around data expiry announced by the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) last...
ICASA: Cellphone users will soon be allowed to carry over unused data
ICASA: Cellphone users will soon be allowed to carry over unused data
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has announced four new regulations to end-user and subscriber services charters at a...
The council of Icasa: towards an inclusive digital society
The council of Icasa: towards an inclusive digital society
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) council is the highest decision-making body of the communications authority and...
Icasa regulates in the public interest
Icasa regulates in the public interest
"The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has an obligation to ensure that there is universal broadband provision to...
Icasa’s quality of service and cross-border divisions: ensuring quality access
Icasa’s quality of service and cross-border divisions: ensuring quality access
As the regulator, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has the responsibility to assign spectrum on the frequency...
Critical Thinking Forum: Why are we paying so much for data?
Critical Thinking Forum: Why are we paying so much for data?
In February 2018, Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel made promises that government would prioritise bringing down data costs as...
What to expect in Parliament in 2018
What to expect in Parliament in 2018
When Parliament resumes its work within the next few weeks, it will have to carry on where it left off in 2017, but there will also be a few new...
Dump Icasa and the market will force down data prices
Dump Icasa and the market will force down data prices
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYSince the birth of Telkom, South Africans have had a particularly contentious relationship with telecoms companies. At...

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