[16 October 2020] ICASA intends to hold public hearings in respect of submissions received in relation to the Draft Class Processes and Procedures Regulations. The hearings are scheduled for 5 November 2020, the details of which will be published in due course.

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[1 April 2020] The Draft Class Processes and Procedures Regulations & Draft Class Standard Terms and Conditions Regulations have had their dates for submissions extended to 18 May 2020 (previously 17 April 2020).

ICASA Media Release

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[19 March 2020] ICASA has published draft amendments to the regulations setting out the standard terms and conditions applicable to class service licences as well as its process and procedure regulations for class service licences.

Submissions on the draft regulations are due by 17 April 2020 and should be submitted to:

Draft Class Licensing Processes and Procedures Amendment Regulations, 2020:

Mr Peter Mailula / Ms Fikile Hlongwane:

E-mail: pmailula@icasa.org.za / fhlongwane@icasa.org.za

Enquiries can be directed to: 012 568 3657

Draft Amendment Standard Terms and Conditions for Class Licences, 2020:

Mr Peter Mailula (Project Leader) / Thabo Ndhlovu (Project Manager):

E-mail: pmailula@icasa.org.za / tndhlovu@icasa.org.za

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[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 and Procedures for Individual Licences Amendment Regulations, 2018

There was no public participation process undertaken around this amendment.

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[1 December 2016] Please see below for links to the finalised regulations:

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[18 November 2015] Hearings on the draft amendments to the various licensing regulations are taking place at ICASA on 18 and 19 November 2015.

Notice of Hearings

Submissions received by ICASA in response to the draft amendments:

Draft Amendment Individual Licence Process and Procedure Regs 2015

Draft Amendment Ind Licence Std Terms and Conditions 2015

Draft Amendment Class Licence Process and Procedure Regs 2015

Draft Amendment Class Licence Std Terms and Conditions 2015

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[30 June 2015] ICASA has published draft amendments to the regulations setting out the standard terms and conditions applicable to service licences as well as its process and procedure regulations for service licences.

Draft Amendment Class Licence Process and Procedure Regs 2015

Draft Amendment Class Licence Std Terms and Conditions 2015

Draft Amendment Ind Licence Std Terms and Conditions 2015

Draft Amendment Individual Licence Process and Procedure Regs 2015

Submissions on the four sets of draft regulations are due by 11 August 2015 and should be submitted to Mr Peter Mailula:

Fax: (011) 566-3658
E-mail: pmailula@icasa.org.za

Of interest is the proposed amendment to the Individual Licence Process and Procedure Regulations to include a process for an applicant to apply for the transfer of control of a service licence, an amendment required by the Electronic Communications Amendment Act 1 of 2014. This is the process which should have been in place for use by Vodacom and Neotel when applying for ICASA’s approval for a transfer of control over Neotel’s IECS and IECNS licences,

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[1 December 2016] Herewith the original regulations: