Browsing: Dominic Cull

The Film and Publication Board (FPB) has agreed in principle to defer the regulation of online press content to the Press Council of South Africa. In a joint statement from the Interactive Advertising Bureau of South Africa (IAB), the South African

South Africa’s adoption of digital terrestrial television (DTT) should be carefully evaluated and perhaps even dumped, says an industry insider. “Fundamentally, we need to be questioning why we’ve adopted this policy in

The Internet Service Providers’ Association wants a more open online landscape in South Africa as government formulates new ICT policy. Government is in the process of formulating a white paper on ICT policy as

Telecommunications & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele presented his budget vote speech last week and concealed among the details is a ticking time bomb that’s about to go off on mobile operators, broadcasters and Internet service providers

The Internet Service Providers’ Association, an industry body that represents most of South Africa’s ISPs, has lashed out at MTN’s decision to hike international inbound calls unilaterally, arguing that it is “misleading” for the operator to claim the decision will

The Film and Publication Board (FPB) has presented new draft regulations governing online content, which are meant, among other things, to crack down on child pornography and cyber bullying. But

The Film and Publications Board plans to extend its regulatory reach to the digital space and, in a draft policy document, proposes that all online content distributed in South Africa must be classified by March 2016. But it won’t be

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has written off R75m of the licence fees owed to it by the iBurst parent company, Wireless Business Solutions (WBS), which is entertaining a take­over offer to acquire the

PricewaterhouseCoopers forecasts that 72% of South Africans will access the Internet through their cellphone by 2018. Will Cell C still be competing in this market and will these new mobile data consumers be getting bang for

As the debate over network neutrality rages in the US, South African Internet service providers, through their industry association, have urged communications regulator Icasa to steer clear of crafting regulations dealing with the contentious issue — at least for now. But what’s