Communications

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Communications.

ICASA to Ponder Neotel Acquisition

Independent Communications Authority

The Independent Communications Authority (ICASA) has formally given notice that it received an application for approval of the acquisition of Neotel by Vodacom.

The application is made in terms of the Electronic Communications Act of 2005.

ICASA Shines Light on ICT Competition

Independent Communications Authority

The Independent Communications Authority (ICASA) has set up public hearings on competition in the information and communications technology sector.

The twelve interested parties that reacted positively to the invitation to make oral representations have been invited to meet an ICASA panel between the 1st and 3rd of next month.

Television White Spaces Under the Spotlight

Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services

Telecommunications and postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele says present studies and trials will determine if regulation of the use of television white spaces (TVWS) is necessary.

TVWS are vacant channels in the television spectrum.