Posts tagged as ICASA

ICASA: Guilty chairperson dismissed and replaced

The Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has appointed Dr Keabetswe Modimoeng as acting chairperson effective from 25 March 2019 until a permanent chairperson is appointed. The appointment follows the dismissal on 20 March of Rubben Mohlologa by the Communications Portfolio Committee after he was found guilty of fraud and money […]

The radio spectrum conundrum

Are you confused about where South Africa stands with access to affordable broadband and allocation of radio frequency spectrum? Not surprising: we have gone a full circle in the space of two years but still do not have radio spectrum allocated to enable the mobile operators and other entities to roll out more affordable broadband […]

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 […]