Icasa CEO: National broadband plans need flexibility

2015-11-17 14:16

Adaptation is a key component for the success of national broadband plans, says the local regulator.

Icasa transfers On Digital Media licence

2015-11-10 08:31

The On Digital Media licence has been transferred to StarTimes, according to a statement from the regulator.

Icasa notes ‘significance’ of MTN Nigeria fine

2015-11-03 13:59

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has said MTN’s $5.2bn fine shows the importance of complying with global regulation.

Poor management blamed for SABC, Icasa waste

2015-10-21 09:03

A lack of accountability is the root cause for wasteful and irregular expenditure at the two institutions, according to the Auditor General.

National Assembly withdraws Icasa candidate report

2015-06-23 20:06

The National Assembly has postponed dealing with the portfolio committee on communications' report recommending eight candidates for the Icasa council.

CEO of state’s ICT agency on the back foot

2015-05-31 15:16

An attempt to suspend yet another employee has resulted in Zami Nkosi’s bid to keep his job as CEO of the Universal Service and Access Agency of SA being dealt a blow.

PI warns companies to sweep for bugs

2015-04-06 18:05

Companies should regularly have their boardrooms and communication devices swept for bugging devices, and even consider using cellphone jammers to protect corporate intelligence, a private investigator says.

Oger Telecom may sell Cell C stake - chair

2015-03-05 18:19

Oger Telecom is looking at the possibility of selling its majority stake in Cell C, the chairperson of the Middle Eastern firm has told Reuters.

DA wants probe into jamming

2015-02-15 14:30

The DA has asked Icasa to probe the signal jamming in the National Assembly ahead of President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address.

MTN wants you to share the data love

2015-01-21 09:45

Smartphone users worried about losing unused, expired data now have an alternative as MTN rolls out a sharing package.


High speed networks to drive mobile data spike

2015-11-17 10:38

Higher speed long term evolution (LTE) networks are set to drive a massive increase in data consumption in sub-Saharan Africa, says a new report.

Parliamentary committee blasts Icasa management

2015-11-03 15:40

Parliamentarians have expressed concern over the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa having missed budgetary targets.

Opposition blasts Icasa over AG report

2015-10-21 12:30

Opposition political parties have reacted with anger to an Auditor General report of massive losses through wasteful and fruitless expenditure at key state assets.

Post Office is stone walling Icasa complaint - Yelland

2015-07-22 07:00

The outcome of a hearing brought by a group of publishers has once again been delayed after they lodged a complaint against the South African Post Office.

Vodacom cautious over Neotel deal approval

2015-06-17 09:10

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa earlier this week gave Vodacom the green light to buy Neotel for R7bn.

StarSat broadcasted porn channels illegally, BCCSA hears

2015-04-15 08:42

StarSat is being accused of broadcasting two of its porn pay channels for nearly a month without the authorisation to do so.

Orange has no plan to buy Cell C

2015-03-31 08:28

While the future of Cell C is uncertain, Orange officials say they are not in talks to buy a majority share in the operator.

Cellphone jammer 'easy' to build

2015-02-17 09:02

While cellphone jamming may sound exotic, any hobbyist with a bit of know-how is able to build one, says an expert.

Icasa slams use of 'signal jammer' in Sona

2015-02-13 11:50

The communications regulator of SA has slammed the alleged use of mobile signal jamming devices in Parliament during the State of the Nation address.

SMS judgment protects democracy - DA

2015-01-19 18:03

The DA says democracy and the right to freedom of speech are the true winners in a court battle over an SMS stating President Jacob Zuma "stole" taxpayers' money.

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