Browsing: Dominic Cull

The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) will next Wednesday publish the framework in terms of which local-loop unbundling will take place. It will be published in the Government Gazette on 30 November. Publication of the document will precede

Unbundling the local loop — introducing greater competition and regulating wholesale pricing in telecommunications access networks — is the “single most important regulatory intervention” available to lower the cost of broadband in SA. That’s

The Internet Service Providers’ Association (Ispa) has queried the status of two initiatives designed to ensure that all South Africans have access to affordable voice and data services. The body, which represents most ISPs in SA, wants to

The Internet Service Providers’ Association (Ispa) wants the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) and other role-players to recognise the “unique opportunity” afforded by the availability of digital dividend

The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) has reintroduced its stipulation that companies applying for access to radio frequency spectrum must have 30% of their equity in the hands of historically disadvantaged people

The Internet Service Providers’ Association of SA (Ispa) has teamed up with the SA Police Service and the Film and Publications Board to combat child pornography in SA. Ispa regulatory advisor Dominic Cull says

The department of home affairs has backed down from its plan to fast-track legislation that would force Internet service providers to implement a blanket ban on online pornography. The department met on Thursday morning

A plan by the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) to cut wholesale call termination rates may be delayed until next year, parties close to the process say. The rates, which were supposed to be cut last month as a first step on a two-year glide path down, are the fees the operators charge each other to carry calls onto their networks.

Telecommunications operators and service providers wanting to bid for scarce radio frequency spectrum that can be used to build next-generation wireless broadband networks have been given more time to prepare. The deadline to respond to an invitation to apply (ITA) to participate in a spectrum auction has been moved back by more than a mon