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Icasa backs down on data expiry rules

Communications regulator Icasa has backed down over previous draft regulations that data bundles should not expire for three years, saying there now only has to be a simple data rollover offered to consumers

Icasa blasts telecoms bill

Communications regulator Icasa on Tuesday blasted various aspects of government’s Electronic Communications Amendment Bill, warning, among other things, that the draft legislation falls foul of the

Willington Ngwepe is new Icasa CEO

The council of communications regulator Icasa has appointed Willington Ngwepe as its new CEO, replacing the suspended Pakamile Pongwana who quit under a cloud in August. Ngwepe, who

Suspended Icasa CEO quits

Pakamile Pongwana has resigned as CEO of communications regulator Icasa. This is after Pongwana was placed on “precautionary suspension” on 6 July. In a statement on…

Now Icasa to probe OTT market

Communications regulator Icasa said it plans to launch an inquiry in the next financial year to look at the impact of over-the-top (OTT) services such as WhatsApp and Skype on the data services market. Icasa chief operating officer Willington Ngwepe said

Icasa is working, despite poor report card

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa this week tabled its 2015 annual report to parliament. It paints a bleak picture of the authority’s performance during the past financial period. The organisation is sitting at a desolate performance rate of 29%