ARTICLES RELATING TO ICASA

DA wants Muthambi, MultiChoice probed for state capture

2017-11-30 23:26

The DA wants an inquiry into allegations of state capture relating to MultiChoice and Faith Muthambi during her time as communications minister.

Icasa's alleged sex pest gets golden handshake of 'almost R1m'

2017-11-07 19:49

Despite allegations of sexual harassment against him, former CEO of the Independent Communications Authority of SA Pakamile Pongwana has received a golden handshake of almost R1 million from Icasa.

Former SABC CEO recommended for Icasa board

2017-10-31 22:00

A former CEO of the SABC, a broadcasting activist and a former ANC MP are among the five people recommended to serve on the board of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa.

#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.

 

We'll fight 'corporate pirates'

2017-11-19 06:07

Cell C’s BEE partner will fight attempts to ‘recapitalise’ the cellular operator, writes CellSAf’s Zwelakhe Mankazana.

CellSaf ups the fight

2017-11-05 06:00

BEE consortium insists Cell C’s recapitalisation is unlawful and wants a public hearing.

#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.

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