Communications

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Number Portability Regulations Under Scrutiny

Independent Communications Authority

The Independent Communications Authority (ICASA) plans to conduct an inquiry into the Number Portability Regulations.

According to Notice 965 published in Government Gazette 40232, the aim of the inquiry is to determine the strength and weaknesses of the current number porting and to establish whether regulatory gaps exist as a result of market and legislative developments.

Hearings on the Films and Publications Amendment Bill in the Pipeline

Department of Communications

Public hearings on the Films and Publications Amendment Bill are on the cards for the end of August 2016.

The bill is currently before the portfolio committee on communications.

Media Transformation Policy in the Pipeline

Department of Communications

Work on the media transformation policy is well underway.

The communications minister, Faith Muthambi, confirmed this while delivering an address at the State-Owned Enterprises Communicators Association media breakfast.

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