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Vodacom loses Wi-Fi calling complaint

Vodacom and Cell C have been at each other’s throats again in front of the Advertising Standards Authority, this time over a claim by Cell C that it was the first to introduce Wi-Fi calling in South Africa. In this instance, the authority

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Ex-Icasa councillor slams Rica legislation

A former councillor at the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has lashed out at South Africa’s Sim card registration legislation, Rica, saying it has severely impacted ordinary

Opinion
Past, present and future of SA telecoms

There are a number of prerequisites for the Internet (both service providers and end users) to be fully liberated in any African country. They involve the creation of Internet service provider associations, a proper licensing regime, local peering and international connectivity

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Progress in rapid deployment policy

Real progress appears to be at hand, finally, in the development by government of a rapid deployment policy for electronic communications infrastructure, which should make it easier and quicker for operators

In-depth
SA could be told to cut TV signals

South Africa’s digital terrestrial television migration project is in a dire state and if the country fails to switch off its analogue signals after the mid-June 2015 cut-off date, it may be obliged to do so if analogue signals interfere with

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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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