ARTICLES RELATING TO ICASA

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.

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.

 

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.

Icasa lays criminal charges against SABC over protest policy

2016-12-07 17:37

Icasa has laid criminal charges against the SABC for failing to adhere to a ruling it made regarding the withdrawal of its "protest policy", MPs have been told.

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.

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