Posts tagged as ICASA

ICASA in turmoil… again

After several years of various councillors having turns acting as chairman of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), Rubben Mohlaloga was appointed in December 2017, despite a pending criminal case of fraud. Does this mean ICASA will soon again be without a chairman? Mohlaloga has now been found guilty of defrauding the Land Bank of approximately R6-million […]

ECA Bill approved and ready for public comment

On Friday, 17 November 2017, Cabinet approved the 115-page Electronic Communications Amendment (ECA) Bill, giving the public and industry just 30 calendar days in which to comment, after which the consultation period will be closed and further objection prohibited. Minister Siyabonga Cwele and the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS) team have crafted a […]

Revised EMC/EMI document lodged with WTO

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) and the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) have lodged a notification with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) under Article 5.6.2 of the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT). The document G/TBT/N/ZAF/220 is available from the WTO website.  As a signatory to TBT, South Africa is […]