Browsing: Icasa

Marian Shinn
Sticky stuff hits the fan, but there’s upside

About a year ago, communications regulator Icasa took fright at the national integrated ICT policy white paper and, within months, gazetted an invitation to network operators to participate in an auction for much sought-after high-demand spectrum

Cwele confirms ‘high-level’ spectrum study

Telecommunications & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele on Wednesday confirmed that a high-level study will be done to determine how much radio frequency spectrum will be reserved for a planned wholesale open-access network

Vodafone CEO upbeat about SA ICT policy

Vodafone Group CEO Vittorio Colao is optimistic that a breakthrough is near regarding government’s controversial ICT policy white paper, saying a “hybrid” model proposed by local mobile operators, including Vodafone

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Journalists named to interim SABC board

President Jacob Zuma has appointed five members to the interim board of the SABC, with respected journalists among the people named at a crucial time for the financially troubled broadcaster. Zuma said in a statement on Sunday that

Cell C hits back at BEE partner

Cell C has hit back at its black economic empowerment partner CellSAf, which at the weekend threatened to take the mobile operator to court if it proceeds with a planned restructuring in terms of which

Icasa defers spectrum auction indefinitely

Communications regulator Icasa has deferred a planned auction of high-demand spectrum indefinitely. In a notice published in the Government Gazette, Icasa said it is deferring the timeframe for the award process “until further notice”. The move is

News ordered to retain primetime news

Communications regulator Icasa has turned down a formal request from 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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