Policy constitutes the context in which legislation and regulation are implemented. Policy competence resides in the hands of the Minister of Communications and ICASA is required to take this into account when drafting regulations under the Electronic Communications Act.
[23 October 2020] The report of the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (PC4IR) has been gazetted. Report of the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution ___ [18 July 2020] The National Planning [...]
[19 August 2020] ICASA is seeking input with respect to the third meeting of the ITU Expert Group on the International Telecommunication Regulations (EG-ITRs) scheduled to take place from 17 – 18 September 2020, which [...]
[15 August 2020] The Department of Communications and Digital Technologies published a draft ICT and Digital Economic Masterplan for South Africa on 31 July 2020. ICT and Digital Economy Masterplan for South Africa (Draft for [...]
[8 August 2020] ellipsis Summary of Draft Policy & Policy Directions on Rapid Deployment August 2020 ___ [22 July 2020] Out of the blue, the Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies has published draft policy [...]
[26 July 2020] The Minister of Public Works and Administration has gazetted additional Strategic Infrastructure Projects (SIPS) which include: Strategic Integrated Project No 22: Digital Infrastructure Sub-project: a. National Spatial Infrastructure Hub Strategic Integrated Project [...]
[14 July 2020] The Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies (DCDT) has issued a policy direction which gives a green light for ICASA to develop a regulatory framework and issue licences for digital sound broadcasting [...]