One of the fundamental objectives of the Electronic Communications Act is the introduction of greater competition at both the services and infrastructure level. Interconnection, facilities leasing, number portability and carrier preselection are some of the remedies contemplated in the ECA. ICASA is also empowered to define and review markets and to introduce pro-competitive remedies, including pricing remedies, where a market is found not to be competitive.
[12 June 2019] Some further thoughts on the Telkom vs Vodacom & Dennegeur Homeowners’ Association matter, distilled to what is hopefully an understandable form. Note, however, that this matter is far from over, with Telkom [...]
[3 April 2019] ICASA have finalised a radio frequency spectrum assignment plan setting out the rules for services operating in the frequency band from 825 - 830 MHz and 870 - 875 MHz. Radio Frequency [...]
It seems like we hear news of fibre developments every other week, as the likes of MTN, Vodacom, Vumatel and Telkom announce suburbs and projects. There’s no denying that many projects take place in affluent suburbs, but even [...]
[18 November 2015] >>It is great to see progress here and to be hoped it can be continued... ...unfortunately it appears not. ___ [15 August 2015] Analysys Mason have finalised the initial stages of their [...]
[28 July 2014] The City of Cape Town is in the process of drafting a Telecommunication Infrastructure Policy which will provide guidance to telecommunications providers and municipal decision-makers as regards the deployment of electronic communications facilities [...]