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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

Duncan McLeod
Telkom’s spectrum plan is a terrible idea

I must admit I’m a little surprised by Telkom’s call this week at a high-stakes government workshop for all unassigned broadband spectrum to be allocated to a single wholesale network provider. I’m surprised because Sipho Maseko

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Icasa blasts telecoms bill

Communications regulator Icasa on Tuesday blasted various aspects of government’s Electronic Communications Amendment Bill, warning, among other things, that the draft legislation falls foul of the

Leon Louw
Crunch time for SA’s telecoms sector

Cost of data is an emotive subject. This is a critically important week for all users. Media and consumers should take note. The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa is attempting to interfere with data bundles and

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Ramaphosa ‘must scrap monopoly Woan’ idea

If President Cyril Ramaphosa is serious about preparing South Africa for the so-called “fourth industrial revolution”, he would be well advised to scrap the plan to create a “monopoly” wholesale open-access network

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Telecoms bill is a disaster, MTN warns

Government’s Electronic Communications Amendment Bill is unconstitutional, will create a new infrastructure monopoly in the form of a proposed wholesale open-access network and will ultimately be detrimental

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