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The Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill

January 19th, 2017|legislation, snippets|

[19 January 2017] Below are links to the Bill and summary as they are to be introduced into Parliament later this month. Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill 2017 Summary of Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill 2017 Statement by Deputy Minister Jeffery on [...]

National Integrated ICT Policy White Paper

January 14th, 2017|policy, snippets|

[17 January 2017] The engagement has been cancelled as the the Minister, Deputy Minister and Director-General are not available on the proposed dates. __ [9 December 2016] The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Telecommunications and Postal Services will host a two-day  engagement with industry [...]

Update to the National Radio Frequency Plan

December 9th, 2016|frequency, snippets|

[9 December 2016] ICASA has published a draft update to the National Radio Frequency Plan 2013 for public comment. The purpose of the update is to ensure that the Plan is aligned with resolutions taken at the World Radiocommunication  Conference [...]

Type Approval Regulations 2013

December 9th, 2016|snippets, Type Approval & Labelling|

[9 December 2016] ICASA has scheduled public hearings on its review of equipment type approval for 14 December 2016. Equipment Type Approval Exemption Discussion Document Public Hearings ___ [28 September 2016] ICASA has requested written representations  on its Discussion document on [...]

Vodacom acquisition of Neotel

November 28th, 2016|competition, snippets|

[28 November 2016] The hearing of the appeal by the Supreme Court of Appeal has been set down for 20 February 2017. ___ [1 November 2016] Neotel - having been granted leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Appeal [...]

BEE ICT Sector Code

November 14th, 2016|News, Open for comment, policy, snippets|

[14 November 2016] A final, amended version of the Codes of good practice for the Information and Communications Technology Sector under the Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment Act was gazetted and came into force on 7 November 2016. Broad-based Black Economic [...]

Numbering Plan Regulations 2016

November 7th, 2016|Numbering, snippets, Uncategorized|

[7 November 2016] ICASA have published the finalised Code of Conduct for Premium Rated Services. ICASA Code of Conduct for Premium Rated Services 2016 The Code of Conduct came into force on 4 November 2016. These are regulations under the Electronic [...]

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