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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

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Telecoms workshop expected to be fiery affair

The department of telecommunications & postal services will this week hold a two-day consultation workshop on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill, with a planned wholesale open-access network and spectrum allocation

Leon Louw
Crunch time for SA’s telecoms sector

Cost of data is an emotive subject. This is a critically important week for all users. Media and consumers should take note. The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa is attempting to interfere with data bundles and

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Government faces more criticism over Woan plan

Civil society groups Media Monitoring Africa and the SOS Coalition have blasted government’s plan to create a wholesale open-access network, or Woan, saying in a submission to the department of telecommunications

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Ramaphosa to establish ICT commission

President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his maiden state-of-the-nation address, said government will soon establish a “digital industrial revolution commission” to ensure South Africa “is in a position to seize the opportunities and

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Telecoms bill is a disaster, MTN warns

Government’s Electronic Communications Amendment Bill is unconstitutional, will create a new infrastructure monopoly in the form of a proposed wholesale open-access network and will ultimately be detrimental