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Jan 2nd, 2019|Cybersecurity, legislation, snippets|

[2 January 2019] The below written submissions were sent to ICASA in response to its inquiry about whether it should get involved with cybersecurity issues: CellC FNB-Connect ISPA MMA MTN NAB Research SACF Sentech Telkom Vodacom ___ [21 December 2018] [...]

Call Termination Regulations

Dec 26th, 2018|competition, snippets|

[26 December 2018] The reasons for amendments to the call termination regulatory framework effected through the Call Termination Regulations 2018 are set out in a document published by ICASA on 21 December 2018. Reasons Document Call Termination Amendment Regulations 2018 [...]

ICASA review of Number Portability Regulations

Dec 18th, 2018|Numbering, snippets|

[18 December 2018] ICASA has published a Draft Ordering System Specification for Number Portability for public comment. The Draft Ordering System Specification for Number Portability The Draft OSS covers porting of geographic, non-geographic and mobile numbers and has been published in [...]

Type Approval

Dec 14th, 2018|Open for comment, snippets, Type Approval & Labelling|

[14 December 2018] ICASA has published a Draft Conformity Assessment Framework for Equipment Authorization which seeks to review and modernise the manner in which electronic communications equipment is assessed and authorised. This follows on from the Position Paper on Equipment Type [...]

Amendment of licensing regulations

Dec 12th, 2018|class licence registrations and applications, compliance, individual licence applications, individual licence applications, snippets, standard terms and conditions|

[12 December 2018] ICASA has published amendments to these 2010 Regulations which have the effect of exempting state-owned enterprises from having to comply with the requirement that they have 30% HDI ownership when applying to renew their individual licences. Licensing Processes [...]

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