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Notice to Stakeholders to Comment on Draft Domestic Violence Tariff Regulations


The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (“the Authority”), hereby encourages all electronic communications service providers to make written comments on the Draft tariff of compensation payable to electronic communications service providers proposed by the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, under section 5B(9) of the Domestic Violence Act, 1998 (Act No. 116 of 1998)

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ICASA notes the deadline for analogue switch-off


The Council of ICASA has resolved that the period 1 April 2022 to 30 June 2022 shall constitute a transitional period for broadcasting service licensees and signal distributors to ensure a seamless transition process for the switch-off of the remaining analogue transmitters.

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Brief on the process for the imminent auction of high-demand radio frequency spectrum


ICASA stands ready for the much-anticipated and long-awaited auctioning of the International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) – also referred to as high demand - spectrum starting tomorrow, 8 March 2022.

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Public hearings in respect of the Discussion Document on Call Termination Regulations


ICASA will convene virtual public hearings in respect of the Discussion Document on the Review of the Pro-competitive Conditions imposed on Licensees in terms of the 2014 Call Termination Regulations on Monday, 7 February 2022.

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ICASA receives applications for high demand spectrum licensing process


ICASA has received six (6) applications in respect of the International Mobile Telecommunications spectrum licensing process today – marking an important and critical step towards the auctioning of high-demand spectrum in March 2022

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ICASA confirms receipt of Court Papers filed by Telkom in respect of the current spectrum licensing process


ICASA confirms that it has been served with an urgent application filed in the High Court, Pretoria by Telkom SA SOC Limited (“Telkom”) on Tuesday, 4 January 2022, in which Telkom seeks to, yet again derail the much anticipated and urgently needed licensing process for the International Mobile Telecommunications spectrum earmarked for auction in March this year.

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