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In an extraordinary admission to the telecommunications and broadcasting industries, outgoing Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) chairman Paris Mashile said on Thursday evening that the regulator had “failed” the industry, adding that he would take personal responsibility for its poor performance

As a regulator, there is need to pause and take stock, determining to what extent the socioeconomic policy objectives have been advanced. In this regard one has to take into cognisance the regulatory toolkit, which includes the licensing process, ensuring competition, enforcing universal service obligations and facilitating the equitable and meritocratic allocation of scarce frequency resources