Browsing: Icasa

Commission to probe operators over data pricing

The Competition Commission has launched a market inquiry into data services, a move that could result in a big shake-up in the way mobile operators charge for and structure their data plans. The inquiry comes as pressure

There must be open access for all: Ispa

The Internet Service Providers’ Association, an industry body that represents many of South Africa’s ISPs, believes regulatory intervention is needed to force operators to open their networks to resellers. That this hasn’t happened

Suspended Icasa CEO quits

Pakamile Pongwana has resigned as CEO of communications regulator Icasa. This is after Pongwana was placed on “precautionary suspension” on 6 July. In a statement on…

GSMA blasts SA’s wholesale network plans

The GSMA has blasted the wholesale open-access network model favoured by the South African government for the mobile industry, saying network competition has a proven track record in delivering

Icasa’s data expiry plan: operators react

Vodacom, MTN, Cell C and Telkom have all responded to communications regulator Icasa’s plan to force networks to change the way they expire users’ data, saying they will work with the regulator as it goes

Icasa drops data expiry bombshell on operators

Communications regulator Icasa has published draft regulations that, if implemented in final form, will prevent telecommunications operators from expiring users’ data for up to 24 months. The regulations could have a huge impact

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