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Icasa backs down on data expiry rules

Communications regulator Icasa has backed down over previous draft regulations that data bundles should not expire for three years, saying there now only has to be a simple data rollover offered to consumers

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Icasa launches consumer advisory panel

Communications regulator Icasa has established a Consumer Advisory Panel. The panel’s purpose is to advise Icasa on all consumer-related issues in broadcasting, telecommunications and postal services. The

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E.tv ordered to retain primetime news

Communications regulator Icasa has turned down a formal request from e.tv to cancel its primetime news bulletin, saying doing so would not be in the public interest. The move is a blow to the free-to-air broadcaster, which

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Icasa probe of pay TV to be wide-ranging

Communications regulator Icasa has promised that its planned investigation into South Africa’s pay-television industry will be comprehensive and that it will work with the competition authorities during the

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Paris Mashile is back at Icasa

The former chairman of communications regulator Icasa, Paris Mashile, has been reappointed to the authority’s decision-making council with immediate effect. News of Mashile’s return to Icasa comes as the authority names four new councillors

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Batyi said to be new Icasa chair

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) councillor Nomvuyiso Batyi is set to be appointed as the new chair of the telecommunications and broadcasting regulator’s council, TechCentral has learnt from two separate sources. However, it is understood

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Icasa down to just three councillors

Communications regulator Icasa is meant to have nine full-time councillors. However, since the end of last month, it has had only three – Nomvuyiso Batyi, Rubben Mohlaloga and Katharina Pillay – raising questions about the ability of the agency to function