Browsing: Joseph Lebooa

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Icasa leaderless, clueless: ex-councillor

In an exit report submitted to parliament this week, an outgoing councillor for communications regulator Icasa described the regulator as void of leadership and operationally inefficient. The document, circulated to members of the parliamentary communications committee and the telecommunications

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Icasa councillors mull legal action: report

Departing councillors at communications regulator Icasa, asked to step aside before completing a customary 45 working day handover period, may be mulling legal action against communications minister Faith Muthambi, according to a newspaper report on Monday. Business Day says it has

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Muthambi acted unlawfully on Icasa: DA

Democratic Alliance spokesman on communications Gavin Davis says the party believes communications minister Faith Muthambi acted unlawfully when she sent letters to four councillors at the Independent Communications

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Icasa plays down councillors’ exit impact

Icasa chairman Stephen Mncube has downplayed the impact of a decision by communications minister Faith Muthambi to ask four of the communications regulator’s councillors to leave before they have served a customary handover period of 45 days. However, in a statement, Mncube does not address the

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Icasa councillors ‘told to go’

Communications minister Faith Muthambi has ordered that four councillors at communications regulator Icasa whose terms are ending leave the institution and not stay on for a 45-day handover period, despite the fact that

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Worries as Icasa set to lose top talent

Communications regulator Icasa looks set to lose four of its councillors in the next few months. William Currie and Joseph Lebooa are set to leave when their contracts come to an end on the 30 September, while William Stucke

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Policy indecision stalling 4G in SA

Policy direction remains a stumbling block for telecommunications giants such as MTN and Vodacom in the race to fourth-generation (4G) long-term evolution (LTE) technology. Wireless Business Solutions has a notable head start

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WBS: Icasa councillor hits back

The Independent Communication Authority of South Africa (Icasa) should be pursuing iBurst parent Wireless Business Solutions (WBS) for using spectrum unlawfully rather than simply trying to get the company to settle its outstanding fees. This is the view of Icasa

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WBS wants Lebooa off case

Telecommunications company Wireless Business Solutions (WBS) wants Joseph Lebooa, a councillor at the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) removed from investigations into outstanding licence fees and allegations of illegal use of spectrum because he is “clearly conflicted”, it says

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