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Enhancing South Africa’s Internet Experience: ICASA Triples WiFi Spectrum

The Internet Service Providers’ Association of SA (ISPA) says the Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA) making available an additional 500 Mhz of bandwidth has essentially tripled the spectrum available for in-vehicle and in-building WiFi connectivity, provided users upgrade...

SA’s Communication Regulator Names New Acting CEO as Former Boss Jumps to MTN

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has announced the appointment of Norman Gidi as its acting CEO, effective 1 September 2022. This comes as current boss Willington Ngwepe departs to serve in a top position at MTN...

South Africa Could See Cheaper International Calls Thanks to ICASA

The Internet Service Providers’ Association of SA (ISPA) says that it welcomes moves by the Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA) to conduct a new 'cost modelling exercise' with regards to voice call termination rates and to introduce curbs...

Andile Ngcaba’s inq. to Acquire SA’s Syrex

inq., a Convergence Partner’s company which is founded by Andile Ngcaba, announced on Friday that it is set to acquire Syrex, a provider of cloud technology solutions in South Africa. The value of the deal was not disclosed and is...

Telkom & ICASA Settle Lawsuit Out of Court

South African semi-private telco group Telkom and the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) today reached an out-of-court settlement bringing an end to the high court litigation over the licensing of the high-demand spectrum. According to the settlement agreement,...

4 Important Things You Need to Know About ICASA’s Auction Tomorrow

After several years of delays, cancellations, court cases and the setting of further and further deadlines, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) is finally set to auction access to SA's much-coveted spectrum for mobile broadband services. Two auctions...

South Africans Lash Out After MultiChoice Removes RT on DStv

South African viewers expressed their frustration after Multichoice removed Russian Today (RT), a Russian state-controlled international television network funded by the tax budget of the Russian government. According to News24, MultiChoice confirmed on Thursday night 24 February 2022, that the channel...

Telkom Takes South African Regulator to Court

Telkom has filed an application asking the Gauteng High Court to review and set aside the Invitations To Apply (ITAs) published by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) on 10 December 2021. The application includes an urgent...

ICASA Sets New Deadline for Controversial Spectrum Auction

Last month, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), the country’s communications regulator, announced that it would not be publishing invitations to apply (ITA) to participate in the highly anticipated auction of high-demand spectrum in South Africa, effectively...

Benefits & Challenges of Harnessing 5G in South Africa

Fifth-generation (5G) wireless broadband is no longer a future technology - it’s here and is already available in limited key metropolitan areas in South Africa. The country, with its limited Internet access and infrastructure, high data costs and ailing economy,...
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