#DataMustFall: Vodacom slashes out-of-bundle data costs

2017-10-04 06:30

Network provider Vodacom has announced that it will “significantly reduce” out-of-bundle prices for all customers from mid-October.

#DataMustFall: Cell C extends data bundles

2017-09-15 09:01

Mobile network Cell C has responded to Icasa's regulation of data by dropping out-of-bundle rates to 15c per MB and extending bundle expiry.

Competition Commission joins #DataMustFall feud

2017-08-18 16:46

The Competition Commission has set in motion a market inquiry into data services with a terms of reference published in the Government Gazette.

Can government bring down data costs? Fin24 readers react

2017-08-15 12:45

Fin24 users have thrown their support behind regulator Icasa's decision to step into the ongoing data feud.

#DataMustFall: Vodacom says it is committed to reducing prices

2017-08-09 15:00

Service provider, Vodacom will actively participate in Independent Communications Authority of South Africa’s (Icasa) consultation process on the draft regulations.

Data prices must come down - Icasa

2017-08-02 15:56

The cost of data must come down, acting chairperson of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa Rubben Mohlaloga has said to Parliament.

When MPs do their jobs

2017-07-23 06:05

This week’s resignation of former SABC chief financial officer James Aguma hopefully closed a dark chapter of crippling impunity at the public broadcaster, writes Andisiwe Makinana.

Icasa steps into #DataMustFall war

2017-07-05 11:28

Communications regulator Icasa has published a notice of its intention to conduct an inquiry to determine the priority markets in the electronic communications sector.

Icasa nullifies SABC’s editorial policy

2017-03-09 20:10

Icasa has approved recommendations to nullify the SABC’s editorial policy of 2016, which banned the airing of footage of violent protests.

Hawks investigating SABC protest policy - Icasa

2017-01-31 13:23

The Hawks are investigating complaints that the SABC has not abided by its ruling to lift the ban on airing protest footage, the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) has said.


#DataMustFall: R2K picketers call for cellphone companies to ring in the changes

2017-09-19 15:36

Civil organisation Right2Know has led pickets outside the four major telecommunications companies in Gauteng, demanding affordable voice and data costs for South Africans.

Cell C hits Icasa speed bump over recapitalisation deal

2017-08-31 10:28

The recent recaptialisation deal between mobile network, Cell C and airtime seller, Blue Label Telecoms could see potential delays.

Data wars: Commission stands firm on consumer rights

2017-08-16 15:40

Icasa's recently-released draft regulations on out of bundle data pricing and expiry are still not consistent with the Consumer Protection Act, says the National Consumer Commission.

#DataMustFall: Government interference will drive data prices up - FMF

2017-08-10 16:22

The #DataMustfall campaign utilises "dangerous populist disinformation", which has resulted in government and Icasa trying to force price control on the private sector, says the Free Market Foundation.

#News24 ICYMI: Icasa on data prices, Atul Gupta on #GuptaLeaks and Zambia on EFF comments

2017-08-02 19:07

Some of the stories you may have missed today include donkeys used to smuggle cars, a three-year-old farmer’s son who can speak three languages and Atul Gupta claims #GuptaLeaks aren’t authentic.

Did Dlodlo try to save a ‘sex pest’?

2017-07-30 05:54

The minister requested the transfer to her department of Icasa CEO who was facing suspension over allegations of sexual harassment.

Icasa inquiry plans to slash data costs

2017-07-11 06:51

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa will hold an inquiry to try and reduce the country's high data costs.

SOS, Media Monitoring Africa welcome Icasa ruling on SABC

2017-03-10 19:50

SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa have welcomed Icasa's ruling that the 2016 amendments to the SABC’s editorial policies are invalid.

Icasa asked to probe rise of fake news

2017-01-31 18:12

The DA has asked the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa to probe the rise in fake news reports gaining traction in the country's media.

Icasa expected to discuss SABC protest ban in Parliament

2017-01-31 05:44

Icasa is expected in Parliament to discuss the monitoring of the implementation of its ruling on the SABC's ban on broadcasting violent protests.

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