SABC board to face the music in Parliament

2016-10-05 06:36

The SABC board will face questions in Parliament over the reappointment of former COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng, Icasa's ruling on its protest policy, and the Public Protector's report into the broadcaster.

Spectrum auction postponed

2016-09-25 07:37

The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) is trying to keep its controversial auction of prime radio frequency spectrum on track, despite the department of telecommunications and postal services’ court challenge.

Telkom considers suing Icasa over spectrum

2016-08-18 11:21

Local telecommunications company Telkom has threatened launching legal action against communications regulator Icasa over a planned spectrum auction.

Why Minister Siyabonga Cwele is suing Icasa

2016-08-11 06:19

Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele in court papers has lashed out at a local regulator over its plan to sell spectrum.

Guptas slam Icasa chair report as media capture

2016-07-31 20:29

The allegations that pressure to approve a Gupta bid has cost Vuyo Batyi her job as Icasa chair is yet another example of media capture, according to the Guptas.

Vodacom-MTN ‘duopoly’ risks being entrenched, says Cell C

2016-07-27 07:00

A plan to auction off wireless broadband spectrum without government buy-in and greater consultation risks entrenching Vodacom and MTN's dominance, says Cell C.

Labour Wrap: Avoiding the slippery slope to autocracy

2016-07-21 07:28

The sacking of journalists at the SABC is the latest indication that we are on a slippery slope towards autocracy, says Terry Bell.

Still no SABC response to Icasa ruling

2016-07-20 12:42

The SABC has still not responded to Icasa’s ruling that it must withdraw its ban on the broadcasting of violent protest footage.

SA 'poised' to sell high-speed broadband spectrum

2016-07-15 07:35

South Africa will start the process of selling broadband spectrum after a delay of several years, a significant step toward introducing high-speed internet.

A summary of Icasa's SABC ruling

2016-07-12 15:31

We take a closer look at the Independent Communications Authority of SA's ruling that the SABC withdraw its ban on the broadcasting of violent protests.


Icasa spectrum auction postponed

2016-10-02 07:48

A plan by regulator Icasa to auction off valuable lots of radio frequency spectrum is on ice after Minister Siyabonga Cwele succeeded in getting the process interdicted.

Union fumes as Icasa applies 'no work, no pay' rule

2016-08-19 16:53

Union NTUC says Icasa is victimising workers who went on strike by making double deductions from their salaries and applying the 'no work, no pay' principle.

SA strike season warming up

2016-08-11 16:02

With Eskom's interdict to ward off a strike, the ongoing fuel strike, the Icasa strike in its 6th week and a looming strike at MTN, industrial action is getting into gear.

Icasa's broadband spectrum sale hits another snag

2016-08-08 19:38

The Telecommunications Ministry has filed a suit to block the sale of more than $1bn of wireless spectrum by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa.

Gupta bid cost Icasa chair her job - report

2016-07-31 14:04

Icasa acting chair Vuyo Batyi is reportedly taking Communications Minister Faith Muthambi to court for failing to appoint her as chair despite giving her an appointment letter.

Icasa: ‘We followed the law in spectrum auction invite’

2016-07-26 15:24

South Africa’s communications regulator has defended its move to launch a wireless broadband spectrum auction amid government threatening legal action over the move.

SABC agrees to abide by order - Icasa

2016-07-20 15:43

Icasa says the SABC has agreed to abide by its order to withdraw the ban on broadcasting violent protests.

Bidders to pay R3bn in SA spectrum auction

2016-07-15 14:04

Networks wanting radio frequency spectrum licences for faster mobile broadband services in South Africa will have to fork out at least R3bn.

More protests planned against SABC, this time outside Luthuli House

2016-07-13 06:16

The Right2Know Campaign and SOS Coalition are expected to discuss staging a protest outside ANC headquarters Luthuli House in response developments at the SABC.

'Censorship has no place in a democracy' - Sanef on Icasa's SABC ruling

2016-07-12 11:30

The SA National Editor’s Forum has welcomed the Independent Communications Authority of SA's ruling, directing the SABC to withdraw its decision to ban visuals of violent protests.

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