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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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E.tv decries decline of free-to-air TV

Commercial broadcaster e.tv has raised concerns about the state of television in South Africa, pointing to what it says is the long-term decline of free-to-air TV, especially in the independent commercial free-to-air segment

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Icasa to hold competition hearings

Communications regulator Icasa has set aside the first three days of October for public hearings into the state of competition in South Africa’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector. The hearings are part of the regulator’s high-level inquiry into the subject, announced

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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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Icasa moots net neutrality probe

The controversial issue of “network neutrality” looks set to become the subject of intense debate in South Africa in coming months after communications regulator Icasa this week raised the idea of introducing regulations that could stop operators from discriminating against traffic carried across their networks

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Broadcasting to face competition probe

South Africa’s highly concentrated television broadcasting industry, which has one dominant subscription operator in MultiChoice, will be a key focus area of Icasa’s high-level inquiry into the state of competition in the information and communications technology sector

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