One of the central challenges facing South Africa is building an inclusive digital society and ensuring that electronic communications play an optimal role in addressing socio-economic challenges.
[20 February 2017] ICASA have requested comment on proposals by Sentech, WBS and Telkom for the amendment of the universal service and access obligations (USAOs) imposed on them under the licences issued to them by [...]
[20 April 2016] USAASA 2017-2021 Strategic Plan ___ [5 November 2015] Universal Service And Access Agency of South Africa Annual Report 2014/15 (32MB) USAF Annual Report 2014/15 (28 MB) USAASA USAF Annual Report 2014/15 Presentation
[11 July 2014] The President has proclaimed 10 July 2014 as the date on which the Infrastructure Development Act 23 of 2014 came into force. Proclamation Commencement of the Infrastructure Development Act 23 of 2014 [...]
Updates to this thread on the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services thread [28 April 2014] In a speech delivered to a meeting of SIP 15 on 24 April 2014 - We’re moving on broadband [...]
[10 November 2013] The Universal Service and Access Agency of South Africa (USAASA) has published a Consultative Document on the Assessment of Access Gaps in the Country and called for public input. USAASA states that [...]
[13 April 2013] It is easy to get a bit confused about what exactly is happening with SA electronic communications policy, so the Department of Communications has published an outline of the ICT Policy Review [...]