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Operators in final Rica push

The deadline for consumers to comply with SA’s Sim card registration law is 30 June and, according to communications minister Roy Padayachie, no extension will be granted. This comes after the original deadline of 31 December 2010 was extended

Cabinet ‘yes’ to Rica extension

Cabinet has approved a six-month extension of the deadline for the registration of mobile phone users because too few had complied so far, a government spokesman said on Thursday.

Consumers, operators get Rica reprieve

The department of justice has yielded to requests from the mobile operators to extend the deadline by when consumers have to register their Sim cards. The new deadline is 30 June 2011.

Service providers take aim at Rica

Internet service providers (ISPs) are up in arms over the provisions of the Regulation of Interception of Communications Act (Rica), the legislation that requires consumers to…

ZA Tech Show: Episode 84

We have a large panel for this week’s episode of SA’s favourite technology podcast. Duncan, Jon, Brett, Ben, Toby and Simon discuss Rica, Telkom cable upgrades, the interconnection debate, the Amazon Kindle, Google Wave, and much more