Posts tagged as ICASA

South Africa elected to the ITU Council and Radio Regulations Board

South Africa was elected to the ITU Council and an ICASA Frequency spectrum manager, Mandla Mchunu was elected to the Radio Regulations Board (RRB) at the Plenipotentiary Conference which is the highest decision-making body of ITU, the United Nations specialised agency for ICTs. Held every four years, the conference is the key event at which […]

End to out-of-bundle surprises

ICASA has published new regulations for the mobile industry that will end the out-of-bundle surprise that mobile users have been complaining about for many years. The end-user and subscriber service regulations seek to protect the rights of consumers by ensuring that they are provided with correct and timeous information that will assist them in making informed […]

ECA amendment bill “void for vagueness”

Commenting on the Electronic Communications Act (ECA) amendment bill at a recent media briefing, Raymond Louw, executive director of the Free Market Foundation (FMF) summed up the bill as “void for vagueness, terrible idea, failed idea, anti-progress idea and corrupt idea”. Rumours have been circulating that government has decided to scrap the amendment bill and […]