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The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) has acknowledged that it faces a variety of obstacles it must overcome if it is to be effective, achieve its goals and improve the state of SA’s communications landscape. These include keeping abreast of developments

Telecommunications regulator, the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa), will conclude a study in the next 12 months that it says will determine the effect on retail prices of a decline in the fees operators charge each other to carry calls between their networks. The fees

The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) on Wednesday published a framework for the unbundling of Telkom’s fixed-line local loop of copper-cable infrastructure into homes and businesses. It has proposed a phased introduction of

Despite coming into effect on 1 April, the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) continues to encounter opposition and challenges to its legitimacy. Various parties have claimed that existing regulatory bodies provide consumers with the sort of protection

Last week, the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) held a workshop to hear the opinions of broadcasters and telecommunications providers on the fate of a chunk of spectrum known as the “digital dividend”

Telecommunications operators that want to get their hands on the radio frequencies that will be made available when broadcasters move to digital terrestrial television could

Themba Dlamini, deputy director-general of the department of science & technology, has been appointed as the new CEO of the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa). Icasa chairman Stephen Mncube made the announcement on Friday morning at the authority’s press conference on call termination rates.

The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) has a new councillor in the form of Ntombizodwa Ndhlovu, who was sworn in on Wednesday. Ndhlovu is one of three new councillors at the authority. Earlier this month, William Currie and Joseph Lebooa were sworn in at Icasa’s Sandton offices.

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It’s not surprising to see Paris Mashile, former chairman of the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa), more relaxed than…