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Fire damages Icasa’s offices – pictures

A fire has broken out at the head office of communications regulator Icasa. An eyewitness said the fire, in Block A at the Pinmill Farm office park near the Grayston Drive intersection with the M1 highway in Sandton, appears to have started

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Carrim mulls local-loop unbundling

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has finalised draft regulations on local-loop unbundling (LLU) but is holding off on publishing them until new communications minister Yunus Carrim has read them and provided feedback. The local loop is the

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Vodacom in breach over new tariffs?

Vodacom is in breach of Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) regulations for not filing its new 99c/minute prepaid tariff plan with the regulator before announcing the new rates on Wednesday. That’s the view of Icasa, whose spokesman, Paseka Maleka

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Icasa in preemptive strike over spectrum fees

The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) is seeking court protection in the wake of news that an unnamed telecommunications operator wants to pay the revised radio frequency spectrum fees that were meant to come into effect on 1 April 2011 but which were instead deferred until this year. Until April 2012, Icasa was

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Icasa to hear Sentech, Screamer dispute

The dispute over Screamer Telecommunications’ alleged unlawful use of radio frequency spectrum owned by state-owned broadcasting signal distributor Sentech is finally coming to a head, with the complaints and compliance committee of the Independent Communications

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Icasa moves on local loop plan

Telecommunications industry regulator, the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) will publish a discussion document this week in the Government Gazette outlining its thoughts on unbundling Telkom’s local loop, the copper lines

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We’re still here, Super 5 Media tells Icasa

The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) has received a written assurance from pay-TV licensee Super 5 Media that it is still in operation. “We received a communiqué from Super 5 Media a week before last clarifying its position in relation to recent press reports,” says Icasa spokesman, Paseka Maleka.

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Neotel wants R100m licence fee scrapped

Telecommunications operator Neotel is in discussions with the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) to have the once-off R100m licence fee it is liable for scrapped.…

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Mobile TV in doubt for World Cup

Ongoing regulatory delays mean it is unlikely that South Africans will be able to watch the 2010 soccer World Cup on their mobile phones. Broadcasting regulator,…