ICASA Annual Report: Service Licensing

The following is derived from the ICASA Annual Report for the period ending 31 March 2011

Registration of Class Licences and Unreserved Postal Services

ICASA granted the following licences in the annual reporting period.

Licences/Certificate

Number of Licences Granted

Community Television

6

Class Sound Broadcasting, including
community, community low power, community Special Event
and Commercial Low Power Sound Broadcasting Licences

30

Class Electronic Communication Network
Service Licence

86

Class Electronic Communication Service
Licence

69

Unreserved Postal Service Certificates

40

TOTAL

231

Licence Amendments, Transfers and Exemptions

During the reporting period, ICASA has granted the following licence amendments, transfers and exemptions

Licences/Certificate

TOTAL

Individual Electronic Communications Service
(I-ECS) and Individual Electronic Communications Network
Service (I-ECNS) Licence Transfers

33

Private Electronic Communications Network
Services

18

Electronic Communications Service Licence
Exemptions

7

Class Community Sound Broadcasting Service
Licence Amendments

2

TOTAL

60

Electronic Communication Network Services (ECNS) and Electronic Communication Services (ECS) Licensee Compliance

For the 2010/2011 financial year, ICASA compiled the following annual compliance reports as shown in the table below

Annual Compliance Report for certain Individual ECNS and ECS Licensees

Licensee

Type of Licence

Vodacom (Pty) Ltd

Individual ECNS/ECS

MTN (Pty) Ltd

Individual ECNS/ECS

Cell C (Pty) Ltd

Individual ECNS/ECS

Telkom (Pty) Ltd

Individual ECNS/ECS

Neotel (Pty) Ltd

Individual ECNS/ECS

Wireless Business Solutions (Pty) Ltd

Individual ECNS/ECS

Internet Solutions (Pty) Ltd

Individual ECNS/ECS

Sentech

Individual ECNS/ECS

The Authority also completed an audit for both Individual and Class licensees to determine whether they complied with their
licence standard term and conditions obligation to commence operations within six months for Class licences and 12 months for Individual licences.

Numbering Applications

The following table details the number of applications received by ICASA for numbers from licensees for the provision of
communication services.

Type of application

Number
of Applications

Geographic numbers, e.g. 011, 012, 015, 021
etc.

47

Non geographic numbers, e.g. 087, 086, 080,
085, 088 etc.

167

Geographic Number Portability (GNP) routing
codes

22

Mobile Number Portability (MNP) routing
codes

4

National and international signalling points

26

Carrier Pre-select codes

8

TOTAL

274

 

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